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I just bought a honeywell RTH230B thermostat and it uses 5 wires Rh Rc W Y G and the current thermostat is a LUXPRO electric heat and cool with 6 wires C(Blue) G(Black) R(red) W2(White) O(orange) B(not used) Y(brown) E(jumped from W2) how should I wire up my honeywell with the existing wires? Thank you, Fred

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This thermostat will not work for your application. You need a Heat Pump thermostat. A comparable stat would be a Honeywell TH4210D1005

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