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I have the Honeywell RTH9580 Thermostat and the

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Hello, I have the Honeywell RTH9580 Thermostat and the HZ311controller with two zones.... A/C works great...and now its getting cold and I turned the heat on heat :(
JA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?
Customer: I think the thermostat because I just installed...replaced an existing Honeywell
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: not sure what you mean...I already did
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The two zone lights are green but the light for the heat is red the Cool indicator light is green when running I watched the Honeywell videos for wire configuration and mine match. Just wondering if there are any other things I can try to fix the problem
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.


My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you. I am looking over your question now and will respond shortly.

Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

do you have gas furnace or heat pump?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
its gas
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

and you had red to rc/rh, white to W1, yellow to Y1, green to G

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Yep...I do and the C to C
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

Now as you try other they work? ac and fan on?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Yep...AC worked fine. The fan circulate works as well.
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

If you look in the zone panel...are the wires on corresponding terminals to the thermostat

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
yep that checks out
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 10 months ago.

remove thermostat top section..jump r to w or twist the wires...tell me if the furnace starts to react