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I need to see how to wire it from thermostat to blower motor.

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  • gussie doucet Oct 08, 2009

    Thanks, the system is at my fishing camp and is 112 miles away so I can only tell you what inforation that I have here. Its An Intertherm electric air and heat. On the blower it has mocel number 901282 Intertherm-multispeed `air circulator. Central electric furnace model no. FEH-015HA. The unit was working fine when we turned it off. With back 2 monts later and it would not come on automatically thru the thermostat. If I pushed the switch at the unit it worked, but didn't come on or off on its on. Called a service person and he broke it completely. Touched some wires together at the thermostat, they sparked and that was the end of it working. Had another person come out and he got it to running but not automatically. I am in the same place that I started. What I need to know is the wiring diagram to the blower. There is a blue wire not connected. I have purchased a new thermostat and Sat I will try to connect it. Thanks again

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First we need to know what type of system you have. Gas furnace, heat pump, etc. Then we need to know what color wires you have, then exactly what terminals you have on the back of the thermostat, and if it is battery operated.

Please understand this is obviously not your solution, but a request for more information so I can provide your solution. So if you could refrain from rating until we have answered your question it would be appreciated.

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  • Danny Clark
    Danny Clark Oct 08, 2009

    OK With an electric furnace you probably have the following wires.



    red

    white

    green

    blue

    yellow



    The following color codes are industry typical but the rare unit can be wired differntly in the field.



    Yellow = AC condensor

    Blue = common

    Green = blower fan

    red = hot24V

    white = furnace



    The thermostat should have terminals similar to the following, but please nmot certain brands/models may vary.



    R

    W1/W2

    g

    y

    c



    You would wire the thermostat like this



    R = red wire (24V)

    W1 = white wire (furnace)

    G = green wire (blower motor)

    Y = Yellow wire (AC condensor)

    C = Blue wire (common)



    From what you stated above it sounds like the transformer was blown when the "sparks flew".



    The system will have to have 24V coming out of that transformer to work.



    If any of your situation is different or you require further assistance please let me know. Thank you for choosing FIXYA!

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