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Simple comfort thermostat

Maximum Heat Setting Too Low... The developer who I bought my place from set it up to be rented, not owner-occupied, so that the previous owner could keep some control over the maximum heat. (No AC in unit). The heat cannot be set above 70F. My other heating zones will often be set at 60F (this works OK) by my choice, so that I would like the heat setting for this zone sometimes to be 73F or above. Added and Summary of Details - SimpleComfort 2010; Heat and no AC in unit; I have already replaced the batteries, so that there are now good quality fresh new ones in stat of course. I have looked for manual or for other posts asking same question online; I will appreciate any ideas.

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    N Opt Apr 02, 2014

    Thermostat heat sets ok from low temps to 70F. Heating and fuel company which supplied the lines for heating fuel says that developer set thermostat limit at 70F for the high, and that there is a way to 'lock' the thermostat-controlled heat. They say that unlabeled buttons inside the stat can limit the high setting in this way, but that the fuel company employees know neither which buttons control the lock / 'unlock' procedure nor how to set those buttons. If anyone knows how to set those buttons, or where to get documentation, that would be excellent. The developer group has disbanded so that they cannot advise.

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Make sure stat is in heat mode if it only heats in cool mode then wrong wires were hooked up to furnace also try pressing the hold button and see if that gets you anywhere

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Testimonial: "Thanks for the idea about the 'Hold Button' There is not a manual anywhere for the thermostat that I have been able to find. Does anyone have an idea where that button is on the SC2010? The system does work fine up to 70F, the problem is that the highest setting available is 70 and nothing happens when the upArrow to increase above 70F is pushed. Thanks very much for the response, Jesse!"

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    N Opt Apr 03, 2014

    Can anyone give me a pointer to a "Hold Button" of the kind that Jesse P mentioned, or can anyone supply a link to more details, such as a manual, for the SimpleComfort 2010 thermostat?

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