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It really depends on the type of system you have. You will either have a furnace, high efficiency furnace, heat pump system, heat pump with gas or electric back up heat. All these systems operate differently and the problem that you are having could be caused by multiple issues, depending on which system it is. More info will be greatly appreciated. Make sure to check all filters and air flow first before going any further. The system could be over heating and tripping a limit, causing the system to stop producing heat until the unit has cooled back down.
If the unit has a induced draft motor on it it then it shoul turn on first when stat is calling for heat. If it does so then in about 30-45 seconds the igniter whether hot surface or spark should try to light pilot. If this is not happening then you probably need to replace the igniter. Hope this helps. Thank you
More than likely, the heater element is overheating and the overload switch is turning it off. It could just be a case that the heating element needs cleaning. As they do become clogged with dust and lint, because they take in cool air at floor level, heat it and send it back out. You didn't mention who the manufacturer of your electric fireplace is, but they all work just about the same way (badly, most of the time). Turn OFF the Master On/Off Switch, unplug the fireplace from the wall and leave unplugged for 12 to 15 minutes. Now, would be a good time to clean the interior, if you want to under take it. Plug the heater back in and turn the Master On/Off switch to the On position. Turn ON and set the heater control. If it returns to normal operation, the problem is solved. If the unit continues to have to be reset (if it's a Dimplex) turn the Master Switch Off, unplug the unit and contact Dimplex USA, Technical Service at 888-346-7539 for more information.
Hello,Good job with description.Something is keeping the condenser off(saftey).Do you have an emergency heat setting on the therm.It will run electric heat strips only until service can check it out.Very rare that the disconnect switch (black box) is it.Need electrical meter to prove it out.
is hot air blowing out of discharge usually top of unit is large line suction cold if so compressor is probablly running. should be sweating on a hot humid day if not may need charged is cold air blowing out of registers if running too long may ice up and restrict airflow is filter clean important. if compressor is not running it could be several reasons too many to get into detail may have to call remember a old or out of adjustment unit will cost alot ie electric bill good luck hope this helps
You did great! Yes you have a heating system error not a thermostat issue. The 2 blinking lights is an indication something is wrong. Now what you need to do is to remove one of the panels on the heating system and look for a wiring diagram pasted on the reverse. On this diagram there will be a diagnostic chart explaining where to start looking for an issue based on 2 blinks. Because each model is different, a 2 blink error code could indicate a bad pressure switch, plugged air filter or any other thing.