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11-16-07, 03:21 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

We may be able to stop scratching out heads. ...

We may be able to stop scratching out heads.

Thanks for everyone's help so far.

I removed the tape that you saw Jay and the wires were extremely rusted and corroded. I just recently(Aug) put...
11-15-07, 10:22 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Thanks for all your help Jay. I am leaning...

Thanks for all your help Jay.

I am leaning closer to the primary control on the burner.

I have done all the wire tests. I believe. if it were the wires wouldn't one of the the things you had...
11-15-07, 10:01 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Correct, not hearing it Not Yet, my...

Correct, not hearing it



Not Yet, my friend told me to look for corrosion or discoloring. I was going to do that tonight. If any existed I was going to Cut the wire re twist and cap with an...
11-15-07, 08:58 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Only when it operates the way it should. The...

Only when it operates the way it should. The times it starts cycling on its own there is no click.

Full explanation

1) turn emergency switch to off position & tstat to off. tstat reads 64. ...
11-15-07, 07:25 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Yes So if I go out and buy and older round...

Yes

So if I go out and buy and older round mercury tstat the system will act the same way?

This is just odd. Could it be some emergency case I am hitting and the furnace just turns itself off....
11-15-07, 05:59 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Would the digital signal the Honeywell I have...

Would the digital signal the Honeywell I have right now be the same as the higher end models?

Is there another brand that people recommend?
11-14-07, 05:02 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

your right it did not matter. :wall: Oh and...

your right it did not matter. :wall:

Oh and when the tstat was off but system with emergency switch on nothing happened.

I am thinking this tstat is sending some weird signals. I may try...
11-14-07, 04:59 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

The red reset button was a bad guess on my part I...

The red reset button was a bad guess on my part I used it once.

It is the burner because the stack to the chimney is getting warm and you can only feel a little bit of air coming from the...
11-14-07, 03:51 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

Take a good look at the picture. Jay could this...

Take a good look at the picture. Jay could this have been causing my problem.

The Rh Tstat wire is connected to the W of the black box. See the W real faint.

and the W is connected to the R. ...
11-14-07, 02:06 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

Cool I will keep that in mind. The block should...

Cool I will keep that in mind. The block should have letters on it? I will check those out

Would any of those wires be hot? If the emergency switch is off? I do not want to shock myself or hurt...
11-14-07, 01:54 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

Yeah I know. Jay noticed electrical tape and I...

Yeah I know. Jay noticed electrical tape and I was asking him if he confused the cloth for electrical tape
11-14-07, 01:48 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

I am confused by the wiring. I know you should...

I am confused by the wiring. I know you should not go by colors but take a look at these photos.

Minus the actual labeled tstat wires at first.

Left Top --> Two blue wires that go to top of...
11-14-07, 01:35 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

The wires are old. I was planning on changing...

The wires are old. I was planning on changing them this Sat with my father. They were covered in cloth but now that is all frayed.

Where may I ask you see electrical tape?
11-14-07, 07:04 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Will do tonight I hope not but seems...

Will do tonight



I hope not but seems to be becoming more likely.



This is the second one I have tried of this model. Returned the first.
11-14-07, 06:10 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Duh to me yes I did. I will try it when I get...

Duh to me yes I did. I will try it when I get home to see what happens.

Two scenarios.

1) If the furnace fires. What could the problem be in your opinion?

2) If the furnace does not fire....
11-14-07, 05:57 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Correct The Only time I take the wires off...

Correct

The Only time I take the wires off is when the emergency switch is off. The wires have been off all night, and nothing is happening. Furnace is staying off.

Also when I reconnect the...
11-14-07, 05:27 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

The reasoning behind hitting the button the first...

The reasoning behind hitting the button the first time was to try to keep it from cycling every 30 min. I have not hit it again because it did not correct the problem.

I am starting to believe I...
11-14-07, 03:46 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

OK rundown. New Home first time running system...

OK rundown. New Home first time running system beside testing it. Inspector would do like the techs make it go over room temp, see if it came on check all registers(forced hot air). Turn off

I was...
11-13-07, 06:02 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

Does that mean this furnace cannot handle a...

Does that mean this furnace cannot handle a programmable digital stat?
11-13-07, 03:44 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

Top and Bottom ...

Top and Bottom

http://images32.fotki.com/v1066/photos/2/23278/5603528/IMG_1369-vi.jpg
11-13-07, 03:41 PM
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Posted By gmogoody

OK so I came Home and tested the system by...

OK so I came Home and tested the system by connecting the wires. The furnace started right up

Here are some pics.

Top Half of System
...
11-13-07, 09:50 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

"What button are you pressing? Take a photo if...

"What button are you pressing? Take a photo if you can."

I am at work Until 6PM est but I will provide photos later. The "button" I am pressing had the following stated from the sticker my...
11-13-07, 04:28 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Thanks for the suggestions. When I get home...

Thanks for the suggestions.

When I get home tonight I will try the tie the wires together and see if the furnace fires.

The Tstat I have is already battery driven, but I am unsure if it is...
11-12-07, 10:55 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

"The Systems blower runs for about a Minute and...

"The Systems blower runs for about a Minute and then turns off. "

I forgot to mention this continuously happens what seems like a cycle between 15 & 30 minutes.
11-12-07, 10:30 AM
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Posted By gmogoody

Rheem Oil Furnace or New Honeywell Tstat Problem

I have been looking everywhere for any idea what may be happening before I call a professional.

First Time Homeowner

Description:

I just recently bought a house and have a rheem ROBC...
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