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Changing themostat from a white-rodgers 1f58-77 to a honeywell rb

The wire coming out of the wall are a red,white,blue,orange and green. how does the honeywell wireup using these colors?

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    BOB BROWER May 11, 2010

    theres a lot more to know thazn just the wires comeing out of the wall . what type of system do you have . gas , oil electric , heat pump ? do you have one or two stage heat , or ac ? does the blue wire hook up at the airhandler , does it go to the outside unit ? how about the orange wire ? is this a package unit ? split system ? heat only ? all these things you will need to know before you can wire a thermostat

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Check the other end of the wire to see how it's connected.

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How do I replace an old White Rodgers thermostat with new honeywell TH5220


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I am replacing a White-Rodgers thermostat with a Hunter 44155C and dont know where to connect the wires. I have white, red, green, blue, and yellow wires and none are labeled as to what they are.


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I have a cat5e wall plate(tph552) a cat5e wire4 colors don't match and 4 colors do ( brown,orange,blue,green,) are ok then wire has 4 that are white with (brown,orange,green,blue,)stripe. and wall plate...


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a. Remove the cover of the thermostat.
b. Connect the RED wire from the air conditioner
to the “RC” terminal on the thermostat.
c. Connect the “YELLOW” wire from the air conditioner
to the “Y” terminal on the thermostat.
d. Connect the “BLUE” wire from the air conditioner
to the “H” terminal on the thermostat.
e. Connect the “ORANGE” wire from the air conditioner
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f. Push the thermostat wires into hole in wall and
fill excess hole with insulation.
g. Mount thermostat base to the wall with screws
provided.
h. Check all thermostat wires on base to ensure
they are completely clear of the bimetal coil of
the thermostat. Adjust if necessary.
i. Replace thermostat cover.
If nothing operates on the air conditioner, remove the
return air grille assembly and verify the red, orange, yellow
and blue wires are properly connected (red-to-red,
orange-to-orange, etc.).
Next, disconnect the red wires and check for 12 volt
DC between the red wire from roof section and the orange
or blue wire from roof section. If no voltage received,
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Next, disconnect all 4 wires (red, orange, yellow and
blue) from the thermostat. With the thermostat set on
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temperature selector set lower than the room temperature. Check for continuity between terminal RC (red wire)
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between terminal RC and Terminal H, but present between
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Wiring on a RCA RJ-45 wall jack


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1 Blue --- Orange/White
2 Orange --- Orange
3 Black --- Green/White
4 Red --- Blue
5 Green --- Blue/White
6 Yellow --- Green
7 Brown --- Brown/White
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What color wires were there ???
What kind of jack, a new one that had...
white blue/blue
white orange/orange
white green/ green
white brown/brown
?????

If so, the white/white blue would go to the same wires.
If you had red/green and black/yellow, the red/green should go to the white blue/blue.

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Ethernet cable


568-B Wiring
Pair Wires RJ-45 pins
1-White/Blue White/Blue 5
Blue/White 4
2-Wht./Orange White/Orange 1
Orange White 2
3-White/Green White/Green 3
Green/White 6
4-White/Brown White/Brown 7
Brown/White 8
568-A Wiring
1-White/Blue White/Blue 5
Blue/White 4
2-White/Green White/Green 1
Green/White 2
3-White/Orange White/Orange 3
Orange/White 6
4-White/Brown White/Brown 7
Brown/White 8
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Just use 568-B or 568-A on both ends of the same cable.

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