The warning “Ecobee calibrating heat cool disabled” has appeared? Continue reading if you don’t want to waste any more time seeking for a solution.
We’ll have your ecobee repaired and the problem described in full by the conclusion of this instruction.
If your ecobee is calibrating, it is now taking a temperature reading in your house. Simply wait 5-20 minutes, depending on your ecobee’s functionality, and make sure your HVAC system is not cutting the power to the thermostat to resolve the problem.
Please let 5-20 minutes before proceeding with the guide.
Ecobee will calibrate every once in a while to get a proper reading of your household’s temperature and you should let it finish the check.
Why is Ecobee calibrating Heat/cool disabled?
As previously said, there is nothing to be frightened of when it comes to calibrating your thermostat.
It will normally do a temperature check on your home, which should take no more than 20 minutes; yes, it will turn off your heating and cooling, but only momentarily.
If the check has been running for a long and your ecobee appears to be unresponsive, there are a few possibilities.
1. Hvac Power Issues:
If the HVAC keep cutting of your thermostats, power supply, it won’t be able to finish the calibration process.
2. Sensor problem:
As you know, sensors of your thermostat would scan the temperature surrounding the device, but if there is an issue with them, your thermostat might be unable to get the reading.
3. Outdated overheating:
Ecobee initiate a calibration whenever it reboots. It could be happening due to outdated firmware.
4. Furnace overheating:
Quite rarely, but not excluded is the fact that your furnace is overheating, impacting your thermostats, and reading.
5. Condition obstruction:
If water has built up in your conditioner, it could be making your thermostat calibrate for longer than usual.
Having that said. Let’s learn how to fic the issue of your thermostat in a matter of minutes.
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How to fix ecobee heat and cool disabled issue?
We have extracted the best troubleshooting information you could come across and put it in the solution down below.
Configuration of the Calibration
It is possible that the configuration of the calibration itself is not set up correctly.
Follow the steps below to set up your ecobee calibration in the correct way:
- Go to the Menu of your thermostat
- Tap the Installation Setting tab, located in the setting menu.
- Now Locate the Thresholds tab and select Temperature correction
- Adjust the temperature to the correct one for your configuration.
Play around with the temperature correction features temperature and see what fits in with your thermostat.
Reconnect the Power Cord
Another fix to this issue is to reconnect the power cord.
Here is how…
- Locate the 24V wire, which should be in red color, going in from the side of your thermostat.
- Disconnect the wire and wait for 5 minutes.
- Reconnect the C wire and TEST your Thermostat.
Remember that when you reconnect the wire and switch on the thermostat, a new calibration will begin.
Continue with the following solution if it lasts less than 20 minutes.
Clean the A/C, s Drain Pan
If your drain pan is clogged, your thermostat’s capacity to monitor the ambient temperature may be impaired, causing the calibration procedure to take longer than usual.
As a result, our next suggestion is to clean your A/C’s drain pan.
Because there isn’t much we can do because of your unique A/C and drain pan design, it’s up to you to thoroughly empty your system.
If you have many A/C drain pans, make sure to clean them all before testing the calibration.
Update your Ecobee
Outdated firmware might always cause problems with your device’s operating system.
Before you apply any of the remaining remedies, make sure your ecobee is up to date.
Ecobee would normally auto-update, however system faults may have stopped you from receiving the notice.
Make sure the thermostat is connected to the internet, and it will automatically install the update when it becomes ready.
Keep in mind that for the thermostat to begin downloading, your internet connection must be stable; otherwise, any updates may have been ignored, and your software may be obsolete.
Clean the Air Filter
We recommended running an overall check of the air filter and cleaning it if any dust and debris.
Here is how:
- Go to the Clogging hole of your air filter and take it out.
- Use a vacuum cleaner to get rid of the dust within the air filter.
- Manually remove any larger pieces of remain from the air filters fences.
- Install the air filter and screw it tightly.
Once done. Reboot your thermostat and check if the calibration process has finished and it will start heating/cooling.
If nothing worked so far and ecobee calibrating heat cool disabled after all of these solutions, then you should bet on a factory reset to resolve the issue for you.
If the problem has something to do with the software first priority is to reset the thermostat and reset all of its features.
Here is how.
- Go to Menu of your thermostat.
- Hit the setting.
- Scroll down until you find the
- Choose Reset all settings.
- Choose a reset option. Recommended (overall Reset).
- Wait for your thermostat to finish.
Keep in mind after resetting the thermostat, calibration may not come up.
Perhaps you need a second reboot, it will fix your thermostat calibrating heat/cool disabled issue.
For other issues relevant to ecobee thermostat, here is a complete troubleshooting topic. Ecobee Thermostat Problems
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