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bones boy

11:15AM | 12/16/02
Member Since: 12/15/02
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Hi. I recently installed a programmable thermostat in my new apartment, to replace the default mechanical thermostat (on/auto fan settings, heat/off/cool). It worked fine for a week or two, then my compressor (on the outside unit) gave out and had to be replaced. Could the programmable thermostat have caused that, or is it just a coincidence? Might I have some sort of multistage or baseboard electric equipment (which my thermostat clearly states it's not compatible with)? How can I tell what kind of A/C - heating system I have? The connections to the old mechanical thermostat are R (power), W (heat), Y (cooling), and G (fan). Thanks for any assistance.
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