What does it mean when the snowflake is flashing on my thermostat?

Check the thermostat’s display to confirm that there’s a call for cooling, usually indicated by the words “cool on” or a snowflake icon. If the “cool on” or the snowflake icon is flashing, the thermostat is in delay mode, which can take up to 5 minutes. This delay is to protect your equipment from short cycling.

Besides, what does a blinking snowflake mean on a thermostat?

Two blinking snowflakes in a middle of right side of thermostat display means that T-stat is in Delay Mode for about 5 min. This Mode protects compressor against failure related to sudden not intentional switching of Mode switch from Heat to Cool. It is normal operation.

Similarly, what does flashing stars on thermostat mean? Reasons Why Your Thermostat is Flashing If you see a flashing light on your thermostat, that’s a signal that there’s a problem with your outdoor unit. When this happens, your outdoor unit will shut off and send a signal to your thermostat, causing it to blink.

Besides, what does it mean when the snowflake is flashing on my White Rodgers thermostat?

Snowflake icon( ) is displayed (non-flashing) when the SYSTEM switch is in the COOL position. Snowflake and Flame icons will be displayed (flashing) if the thermostat is in lockout mode to prevent the compressor from cycling too quickly.

How do I reset my thermostat?

Here are the steps you need to take to reset your AC thermostat.

  1. Shut Down Your AC at the Thermostat. The first step in resetting your AC thermostat is to turn it off at the AC unit.
  2. Find Your Circuit Breaker Box.
  3. Reset the Circuit Breaker for Your AC Unit.
  4. Wait 30 Seconds.
  5. Turn the AC Thermostat Back On.

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