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Old 11-02-2019, 11:32 PM   #1
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Is the fan supposed to come on with furnace?

This is my second winter with my 2012 Wildwood DLX TT and when I used it yesterday, I turned on the furnace as it was cold outside. Not only did the furnace kick on but so did the fan on the A/C ceiling unit.
I don't remember that happening last winter when using the furnace. I only remember the warm air coming from the floor vents. The air coming out of the ceiling unit wasn't warm but not necessarily cold either. Just cool air.
It ran all night, even though the furnace would kick on and off to keep the set temp (70 degrees).
So is the unit functioning correctly and I just don't remember it coming on last year?
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Old 11-02-2019, 11:48 PM   #2
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This is my second winter with my 2012 Wildwood DLX TT and when I used it yesterday, I turned on the furnace as it was cold outside. Not only did the furnace kick on but so did the fan on the A/C ceiling unit.
I don't remember that happening last winter when using the furnace. I only remember the warm air coming from the floor vents. The air coming out of the ceiling unit wasn't warm but not necessarily cold either. Just cool air.
It ran all night, even though the furnace would kick on and off to keep the set temp (70 degrees).
So is the unit functioning correctly and I just don't remember it coming on last year?
Common complaint this time of year (and other times).
Cycle your thermostat past cool and heat and stop on FAN. Use + or - keys to cycle fan to AU for Auto.
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This is my second winter with my 2012 Wildwood DLX TT and when I used it yesterday, I turned on the furnace as it was cold outside. Not only did the furnace kick on but so did the fan on the A/C ceiling unit.
I don't remember that happening last winter when using the furnace. I only remember the warm air coming from the floor vents. The air coming out of the ceiling unit wasn't warm but not necessarily cold either. Just cool air.
It ran all night, even though the furnace would kick on and off to keep the set temp (70 degrees).
So is the unit functioning correctly and I just don't remember it coming on last year?
I just turn off the A/C circuit breaker. You may have a heat pump.
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Old 11-03-2019, 12:21 AM   #4
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I just turn off the A/C circuit breaker. You may have a heat pump.
Doubt that a Wildwood TT comes with a heat pump. Most likely, Mr Dan's post is correct, as this is one of the Forum's most common problems posted about.
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Thanks guys!
Did Mr Dan's suggestion work?
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Did Mr Dan's suggestion work?
I'll know when I go back to my hunting land in a couple of weeks.
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you have to change the setting on the thermostat will take care of the problem
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you have to change the setting on the thermostat will take care of the problem
Now, where have we seen this advice?
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Old 11-07-2019, 02:06 PM   #10
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Common complaint this time of year (and other times).
Cycle your thermostat past cool and heat and stop on FAN. Use + or - keys to cycle fan to AU for Auto.
Yup, agreed. So common that I created a page for this and get a handful of contacts each fall saying, "thanks!".

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Common complaint this time of year (and other times).
Cycle your thermostat past cool and heat and stop on FAN. Use + or - keys to cycle fan to AU for Auto.
That was the issue. Fan was set to Low, rather than Auto.
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That was the issue. Fan was set to Low, rather than Auto.
Hey, thanks for returning to report the resolution!
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Hey, thanks for returning to report the resolution!
Today was the first time back to my hunting place. First thing I thought when I turned the furnace on was your advice.
Seems the wife was messing with the A/C last time the family was with me during the summer.
Glad there's a place to get good tips.
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