connecting common wire from furnace?

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Old 11-07-18, 08:51 AM
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connecting common wire from furnace?

Hi,

I would like to know where to get the common wire power for the thermostat.
I have attached the furnace diagram.

I can see the that a 24V constant on the red/pink cable on the furnace picture.

Can I connect the blue wire to it to get a constant power?

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Can I connect the blue wire to it to get a constant power?
Yes..... the B/C is common and the R is 24vAC.
 
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Old 11-08-18, 07:11 AM
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thanks for the reply. Let me restate the question since I did not understand what the system is asking.

Does the common wire have 24V (hot) ?
"common wire (B) - provide return path for R " which mean I should be connecting my blue wire to the B/C terminal, right?
 

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I got the thing working now once I understand what it is asking.
 
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Sorry.... I though my reply was clear when I labeled your fan center.
 
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Old 11-14-18, 06:06 AM
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Sorry.... I though my reply was clear when I labeled your fan center.
no, you were corrected base on my initial question!

my question, should have been: which terminal should i connect for the common blue wire vs saying the constant 24v?
 
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