Coleman gas furnace model DGAA077BDTA with Deluxe Blend Air II (7681-8171/B). Home manufacture date 2004. T-Stat 7900/7541/A four wire. House will come up to set temp and furnace will shut down only to start up again a minute later for 3-5 mins. This cycle will continue for 4-5 times before it finally satisfies itself. I've adjusted the anticipator for shorter and longer times with no help. Is there a digital set back type t-stat available for this system?
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Here is what I would try. Get a cheapy heat only thermostat and about 25' of 2 conductor thermostat wire. Disconnect your current thermostat, wire the heat only thermostat into the system but using only the red and white wires of the low voltage circuitry in the furnace ( the heat wiring only). Hang this thermostat anywhere, I usually just drape the wiring down the hallway and hang the thermostat over a door. Try that for a few days to see if your furnace operates more regularly. This will eliminate your thermostat, it's wiring and the low voltage wiring going to the condensor unit. Basically a cheap way to troubleshoot the furnace seperate from the low voltage field wiring and tstat. Also look at that Blend Air. Nothing should operate once it's low voltage wiring is removed. This little test will eliminate that system as well.
Thanks Dale: I'll try that. The one question is, which wires to remove from the Blend Air? I'm now thinking you mean the larger wires going into the control box. When I removed the plug at the bottom it just turned on the attic fan, which is supposed to be normal from what I've read on the site. Thanks again and I'll post back............Steve