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Set my thermostat in my wine room at 50 degrees but the

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Set my thermostat in my wine room at 50 degrees but the temperature in the room always reads 61 degrees

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?

I have run this for over 1 year this just happened The compressor is outside and the wall unit dumps cold air

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes if possible

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I live in a small town where it is hard to find the right person

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Hello, tell me if you can hear the compressor running inside the unit all the time or not, is the compressor cycling. Measuring the discharge air temperature will tell us when the compressor on or not.

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Then use the *same thermometer to measure the room air. Get back to me, we can go from there without any time limits.

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