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This was a video request from "MainA/C Dude" who wanted to know how to bypass a thermostat on a window A/C. So in this video I show how to bypass thermostats in these A/C units. We use a EQK and a Kenmore as a model example.
How to bypass a thermostat. Do you think your thermostat is bad, defective, or malfunctioning and that is the reason your AC or furnace is not working? In this video I will show you how you can bypass the thermostat to see if the problem really lies in your thermostat or not. Also, here is a list of what the thermostat terminals mean: G= Fan Y= Cooling W= Heating R= Power Rc= Power to Cooling Rh= Power to Heating C= Common Here is the meter and jumpers that I had in the video: UEI Multi Meter: https://amzn.to/2ufcucc Magnetic Jumpers: https://amzn.to/2L1wPZN Mini Alligator Jumpers: https://amzn.to/2N067S1 Check out my "How to Fix Your AC" playlist for more videos on how to diagnose and fix your air conditioner yourself! :) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK8tZPlovA8Aw5W4GIoingc_enl5apH4C And The following.. Is a giant list. :) The parts and tools I list would be the ones I would buy for myself. BUT it's purpose is more to steer you in the right direction then show you the exact part you need. So please do your due diligence and do some research to make sure the part you are ordering will fit your unit. Parts that I mention in my AC videos: 1 Pole 30 Amp Contactor: https://amzn.to/2tdICNB 2 Pole 30 Amp Contactor: https://amzn.to/2JWlI7Z SPP6 Hard Start Kit: https://amzn.to/2JSPieo 30+5 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2M4M83O 35+5 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2JXTVUs 40+5 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2yrugyr 45+5 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2MG8ZDY 50+5 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2M7RFGY Qwiklug Compressor Wire Repair Kit: https://amzn.to/2JWmsdh 3 Amp Fuses: https://amzn.to/2JViUYO 1/4 HP Blower Motor: https://amzn.to/2tfifXT 1/3 HP Blower Motor: https://amzn.to/2K63HQL 1/2 HP Blower Motor: https://amzn.to/2trGVeM 3/4 HP Blower Motor: https://amzn.to/2tqsKGX FM55 Blower Motor Bracket: https://amzn.to/2MbdYeK 5 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2K5NcHn 10 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2tqP7ft 15 MFD Capacitor: https://amzn.to/2MJZzHU 30 Amp Disconnect Fuses: https://amzn.to/2JYcSGH 25 Amp Disconnect Fuses: https://amzn.to/2tgcJUC 20 Amp Disconnect Fuses: https://amzn.to/2tcEFsM For those who are interested. Tools in my bag that I use the most: The Best Flashlight: http://amzn.to/2DLCYFx UEI Multi Meter: https://amzn.to/2MbSHC2 The Best Drill: https://amzn.to/2MHLudO Magnetic Drill Bit Set: https://amzn.to/2ML0esn Multi Tool Wire Stripper: https://amzn.to/2Karthq Magnetic Nut Drivers: https://amzn.to/2tdEdKz Knipex Cobra Pliers: https://amzn.to/2tg4Rm2 4" Crescent Wrench: https://amzn.to/2lozfXm Magnetic Tray: https://amzn.to/2Mc4Fv5 Screw Drivers: https://amzn.to/2JUaGjw Fuse Puller: https://amzn.to/2MDSQz7 Flexible Drill Bit Holder: https://amzn.to/2K4dgiO Angled Drill Bit Holder: https://amzn.to/2Mbqc7r Drill Bit Extensions: https://amzn.to/2MbcbGC UEI Temp Probe: https://amzn.to/2K3E1UE Zoom Spout Oiler: https://amzn.to/2tctO1E Hex Key Set: https://amzn.to/2lp2bhO DeWalt Drill Set: https://amzn.to/2M940up Wire Connectors Set: https://amzn.to/2tqYn30 Wire Nut Set: https://amzn.to/2tdgF8I Voltage Pen: https://amzn.to/2tq5t8d Pocket Extendable Mirror: https://amzn.to/2ytJzXr
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Using a thermostat to control a window air conditioner is easier than it sounds. Just go to radio shak and get two 10 amp relays that can be triggered by 12 volts. Wire up the fans and the compressor to the two relays and hook them up to the thermostat. The yellow terminal usually means compressor and the green therminal usually means fans, but check online to make sure.