Asked by: Rolf Febrero
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st April, 2020

What does flashing return mean on Honeywell thermostat?

It means that you are in the “return” time period that you have your thermostat scheduled for. Usually, there are 4 time periods: Wake, Leave, Return, Sleep.

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Also asked, why is my Honeywell thermostat blinking?

Most Honeywell thermostats blink when in a time delay for the cooling (or heating if it's a heat pump) this time delay feature protects the compressor form cranking too soon following a short off cycle or a power outage. The cool on, heat on, snowflake or flame icon will be blinking if this is the case.

Also Know, what does it mean when the thermostat says return? On this particular thermostat, return is indicating that you are currently in the "return" time period of your schedule. You have 4 time periods per day, Wake, Leave, Return and Sleep. Your thermostat will display which time period you are currently running in the programming.

Simply so, why does my thermostat keep flashing?

If your thermostat keeps blinking during the normal operation of your AC, that usually means there's an issue with the outdoor portion of the system. It's basically been locked out, meaning that it has shut itself down and sent a signal to the thermostat letting it know there's an issue.

How do I reset my Honeywell thermostat?

You can also click here to learn how to reset your thermostat. To perform a factory reset, press and hold the settings button while you remove and re-insert one battery. You'll then need to re-link your doorbell push button and any other Honeywell ActivLink devices.

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