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January 11, 3:49 PM [GMT -5]

The Text under the second picture states:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the lever AWAY FROM the "longer" .....

However, if you click on the picture to zoom it, the text states the opposite:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the heat anticipator adjustment lever arm CLOSER TO the "longer" .....

The second sentence appears to be correct.

January 11, 9:42 AM [GMT -5]

The Text under the second picture states:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the lever AWAY FROM the "longer" .....

However, if you click on the picture to zoom it, the text states the opposite:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the heat anticipator adjustment lever arm CLOSER TO the "longer" .....

The second sentence appears to be correct.

January 11, 9:28 AM [GMT -5]

The Text under the second picture states:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the lever AWAY FROM the "longer" .....

However, if you click on the picture to zoom it, the text states the opposite:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the heat anticipator adjustment lever arm CLOSER TO the "longer" .....

The second sentence appears to be correct.

January 11, 8:58 AM [GMT -5]

The Text under the second picture states:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the lever AWAY FROM the "longer" .....

However, if you click on the picture to zoom it, the text states the opposite:
"If the furnace is cycling on and off too often, move the heat anticipator adjustment lever arm CLOSER TO the "longer" .....

The second sentence appears to be correct.

October 03, 11:05 PM [GMT -5]

If you have a mechanical thermostat, go to the closest home improvement store and buy a 20.00 digital stat and install it. If you can do the steps in this tip, you can change the thermostat. If you have a working household, and there are times of the day you are regularly gone or the house is empty, you may want to look into a programable stat, as they have become much more user friendly, and the prices have gotten very reasonable. They can also save you a lot of money. A plain inexpensive digital thermostat is easy to install, doesn't need to be level, is preset to operate your equipment much more efficently than the old mechanical thermostat, so there are no adjustments to worry about and about the only thing you will need to do is change the battery. The stat will have a battery low indicator on the screen to let you know when to change it. The battery will last for years.This is well worth the 20 dollar investment. A touch screen, 7 day, digital, Honeywell 8000, can be bought new for 80.00, shipped free on fleabay...er..ebay. This is not a 5 and 2 day stat, but each day can be programmed, but I should leave it at that for now and let you look up the different kinds of stats available before this becomes another article.

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