Why do I have to hit the reset button on my furnace?

Why do I have to hit the reset button on my furnace?

The purpose of the reset button is to shut the furnace down before it can trip your circuit breaker. The need for this may arise if the furnace becomes too hot, or if there is some sort of electrical system interruption. Typically, the problem does not go any further than the reset button popping.

What causes central heating to stop working?

The electrical wiring within the boiler may have come loose, the programming within the boiler may have malfunctioned, the cylinder thermostat may need replacing, the fan may have stopped working, the pump may have broken… the list of potential problems is almost endless.

What to do if central heating is not working?

Make sure your thermostat is set high enough We recommend having your heating set to around 21℃. So if yours is lower, increase the temperature on the thermostat to see if that triggers the boiler. If this doesn’t work, try putting your heating on full for a little while.

What does the reset button on my thermostat do?

Hold Temperature – You can use this button to set the temperature to remain at that level until you change it again. This is most helpful if you know you will not be home all day, like if you go away for a day trip, so you set the temperature to a lower setting, not to be reset until you return.

Why do I have to reset my thermostat?

From time to time, it may be necessary to reset your home’s thermostat. Resetting your thermostat means you are resetting it to its factory setting, which can help resolve issues with programming, your HVAC system or thermostat connection issues.

Why is my White Rodgers thermostat not working?

Your White-Rodgers thermostat may be faulty for a number of reasons. The problem may be as simple as needing to replace the batteries. However, your home’s power supply may have blown a fuse or have a tripped breakers, especially if your heating and cooling systems run continuously.

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