Thermostat Reads Higher than Actual Temperature

When a thermostat reads higher than actual temperature, your home can get too cold in the winter.  It can also become  too warm in summer.  Now At least several factors affect the thermostat temperature reading besides actual room temperature.  These include aging components drifting out of tolerance in older thermostats.  Or, an improperly positioned thermostat … Continue reading Thermostat Reads Higher than Actual Temperature



Honeywell Thermostat Not Following Schedule

Here, we discuss a Honeywell thermostat not following schedule, and how to fix that.  If the thermostat is otherwise working as it should, it could be that its Schedule Hold   feature is activated. So switch this off, and chances are that normal schedule following returns. But why would schedule following ever be OFF? Well, this … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Following Schedule



Honeywell Thermostat Wiring Color Code

With so many new functions appearing on today’s modern thermostats (t-stats), there is of course, many more wires to connect up nowadays, when installing a new or replacement t-stat.  Gone are the two-wire days, when all you needed was one wire from the furnace transformer, and the other to feed power to a gas valve … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Wiring Color Code



Honeywell Thermostat Not Turning On Heat

A Honeywell thermostat not turning on heat can happen for many reasons. A faulty thermostat, a broken heating system, power losses, damaged wiring, et al. Here, we list some of these causes, and offer repair tips to solve these no-heat issues. First, we look at what might have happened with the Honeywell thermostat itself. Then … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Turning On Heat



Honeywell Thermostat Waiting for Equipment Message

Honeywell thermostat waiting for equipment messages sometimes appear on Honeywell smart t-stats, like the Honeywell RTH9580WF in this example.  These messages can show up when the t-stat has just turned off the HVAC .  But then, sudden temp changes call for HVAC to come back on right away.  These changes happen due to… Someone changing … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Waiting for Equipment Message



Honeywell Thermostat WiFi Reset Instructions

This post gives Honeywell thermostat WiFi reset instructions. We show this on the RTH9580WF smart t-stat, and this WiFi reset method does the following. First, it clears out all custom settings. Then, it resets the WiFi network the thermostat connects to, to none. Lastly, it restores the thermostat to factory default state. So, follow the … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat WiFi Reset Instructions



Honeywell Thermostat Reset WiFi Instructions

This post gives Honeywell thermostat reset WiFi instructions. We show this on the RTH9580WF smart t-stat, and this WiFi reset method does the following. First, it erases out all custom settings. Then, it resets the WiFi network the thermostat connects to to none. Finally, it restores the WiFi thermostat back to factory default state. So, … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Reset WiFi Instructions



Honeywell Thermostat Won’t Connect to WiFi, How to Fix

This piece explains how to troubleshoot and fix, when a Honeywell thermostat won’t connect to WiFi, as we’ve seen on our Honeywell RTH9580WF internet thermostat, although this information applies about as well to Honeywell’s other wireless thermostats, including the RTH8580WF, VisionPRO TH8320WF, VisionPRO 8000, et al. How to Fix the Honeywell Thermostat Won’t Connect to … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Won’t Connect to WiFi, How to Fix



Honeywell Thermostat Heat Not Working Fixes

You might notice your heat not working on your Honeywell thermostat. I.e. The thermostat says that the heat is on yet the heat still does not work.  This can happen for many reasons. A broken thermostat, incorrect wiring, tripped circuit breakers, blown fuses, or a broken HVAC system could cause this. Here, we describe some … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Heat Not Working Fixes



How do you Remove the Permanent Hold on a Honeywell Thermostat

Here, we answer the question: How do you Remove the Permanent Hold on a Honeywell Thermostat?  Of course this begs the question of why would hold ever be ON in the first place? Well, the hold feature on many programmable thermostats allows the user to override scheduled temperature settings, and set the temperature manually.  When … Continue reading How do you Remove the Permanent Hold on a Honeywell Thermostat