How to Reset a Totaline Thermostat

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Write down the reset routine and keep it near your thermostat so you can do it at any time.


Do not forget to change your settings once you finish the reset or your thermostat will not perform exactly like you want.

Totaline makes a wide range of thermostats for your home or business. A thermostat controls your heating and cooling systems from a central panel. Totaline offers thermostats with three basic configurations, each with a different set of instructions for use. If you need to reset the unit to the manufacturer's settings, just find the model that is like yours.

Four-Button Thermostats

Step 1

Press the button labeled "Mode" and hold it down. At the same time, press the "Down" key.

Step 2

Release both buttons after two seconds and hold down the "Fan/Override" button. Let go of the button when the display flashes or reads "Fd."

Step 3

Press the "Mode" button once and release. Push "Mode" once more to complete the reset.

Eight-Button Thermostats

Step 1

Push the "Mode" and "Fan" keys at the same time. Release both keys after seven seconds.

Step 2

Press "Fan" again and hold it until the display starts to blink or show the word "Fd."

Step 3

Push the "Mode" key and let it go without holding it. Press "Mode" once more and let it go.

Battery Thermostats

Step 1

Slide the "Program" switch to the "Set" option. Press and hold the "Next" button until the Setup opens.

Step 2

Push and release the "Next" button once then push it again, but hold it down this time. Don't release the button until all of the function icons display.

Step 3

Press the "Next" button again and hold it down until the display says "Fd." The display will not flash or blink.

Step 4

Push "Next" three times in a row, but do not hold it down. Slide the switch back to "Program" when you're done.


Sarah Silverman

Based in West Windsor, N.J., Sarah Silverman has been writing computer- and electronics-related articles since 1990. Her articles have appeared in “Wired” and “Ericsson” magazines. She received the Kim Swiss Award in 2006. Silverman holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Rochester in New York.