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Old 01-28-2005, 05:08 PM   #1
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Switch lever over to electric heat, nothing happens. Just a small click noise comes out of thermostat.

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Switch lever over to electric heat, nothing happens. Just a small click noise comes out of thermostat.

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Old 01-28-2005, 05:35 PM   #3
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Assuming you are on shore power; I would check the breaker for the hear pump and maybe ever reset it.

With the control in the off position, set the thermostat to a few degrees higher than coach temp. Set control to electric heat, lower the setting below coach temp.

If this doesn't work, I would try the air conditioning to ensure the compressor and pump will function.
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Old 01-28-2005, 06:38 PM   #4
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Some times it takes maybe 2 minutes to rest and start heating
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Old 01-29-2005, 04:31 AM   #5
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I have never timed how long it takes my air or heat pumps to start, but it seems like a lot longer then 2 minutes. More then once I figured some thing was wrong because they took so long to start. Next time I will time them.
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If you could modify your signature section to include your RV information it may help others to better understand what you have. Also, add your geographical location.

I don't know what location you are in right now but heat pumps do have a thermal cutoff switch that prevents them from operating at cold temperatures. This can vary somewhat but generally 30-35 degrees is it. Depending upon whether or not your cutoff switch controls the entire system or just the compressor - this may be a possibility.
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Old 01-29-2005, 11:26 AM   #7
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Iam in Fla. as I speak. Have had problems with the heat pump starting. Have lowered the temp in the coach, by 3 deg. Have tried the AC portion, and that works fine, fan blows cold air, shuts off when low temp is reached. Gas portion of thermastat works fine too. Reset the AC breaker, so I know its getting proper voltage. Will check the main panel on the side of the coach, near the AC unit itself. I have a 2002 horizon. Thanks to those that have responded already.
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What was the outside temp. when you were trying the heat pump? You have an outside t'stat that will cut hot the operation of heat mode if that t'stat is frozen. There are time delay circuits designed into the control board but this could also be your problem. Are you able to troubleshoot electrical circuits? If so and you do not have a schematic send me a model & maybe a product # & I can find one for you.

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