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How can I reset 8466 aprilaire thermostat, I think it is

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How can I reset 8466 aprilaire thermostat
JA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?
Customer: I think it is something specific to thermostat...newer furnace and it is working intermittingly
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if I can
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: That's it. The furnace was working and the fan works if I play with the thermostat
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 11 months ago.

Lets first determine if issue is with furnace or thermostat. Disconnect the R and W terminal and move the W over to R and tighten screw down on both R and W wires and see if furnace will stay on.If so we know issue is with thermostat ,If not we will concentrate on furnace.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I can't get the furnace to kick on though
Expert:  airheatman replied 11 months ago.

Connecting the red and white wires from furnace do not bring on furnace?