Most two wire thermostats wire have a red and white wire encased in a brown insulated coating. You may need to have some female spade terminals handy for this step if you don t already have them.
I installed a thermostat ct87k to my gas fireplace but cannot get the fire to start.
Gas fireplace 2 wire thermostat. I need to replace the existing thermostat for my gas fireplace. A two wire thermostat has two terminals labeled r and w. Electric fireplaces already have a pre installed thermostat.
B36ntr with a millivolt operating system and a blower is also connected to the fireplace currently it is connected to a light switch via 4 conductor wire per the following. If i touch the two wires coming out of the wall together the fireplace starts. Refer to the fireplace owner s manual to check the voltage of your current thermostat.
If the wires are different colors check the connections on the appliance control panel. When it comes to low voltage systems a 2 wire thermostat is usually known as a heat only thermostat and is used for systems like a gas furnace with only heating option. Match your replacement thermostat to the fireplace s original thermostat since incompatible thermostats will cause other operational issues and could prove unsafe.
Strip the red and white wires back about 1 4 inch at both the thermostat and the furnace ends. A 2 wire thermostat can not be used for hvac systems with cooling option or heating systems with multi stages or a heat pump. Install the relay in or near the gas fireplace.
Put those on all the wires two wires from the nest and the two wires in the fireplace first if needed. Connect your existing thermostat wires from the nest to terminals 1 and 3 on the relay. Check out my video on how to program t.
It is a two wire set up. Connect the white wire to the w terminal on the furnace and thermostat. Need help to wire the thermostat to my gas fireplace.
The 2 wire thermostat for line voltage systems are technically known as single pole thermostat and the 4 wire version is known as double pole thermostat. Turns out there are only 2 wires connected the this device w and rh. These letters stand for red and white so if those are the colors of the wires connect the red one to the r terminal and the white one to the w terminal.
The fan is controlled internally within the fireplace itsself so i dont need to worry about it.