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The bat low was flashing on my thermostat. I changed the

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The bat low was flashing on my thermostat. I changed the batteries but now the screen is blank. The batteries are new. How do I get my furnace to run until I can get someone in to look at this in the a.m.?
JA: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?
Customer: Thermostat. Furnace had cut in.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I just need to keep heat in the house until the morning when I can get someone in to replace/look at the thermostat
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 6 months ago.

Russ here just got your question. So to get heat for house . If this is a gas furnace. Remove front of thermostat and take W or white and Red wire and touch them together. The furnace will start and you will have heat.. Russ

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