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GE RAK147P1 Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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Operating Instructions
Auto Changeover . . . . . . . . . .10
Default Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Fan Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Hold and Temporary
Override . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Initial Power Up . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
LCD Backlight . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Programming Mode . . . . . . .7-9
Setpoint Temperature . . . . . . .5
Selecting Temperature Scale . .4
Thermostat Overview . . . . . .2-3
Time Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Tools Required . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Customer Service
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
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Owner's Manual &
Installation Instructions
RAK147P1
RAK163P1
49-7406
11-00 JR

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Day/Time Setting Mode ..6 Default Mode ....4 RAK147P1 Fan Control ....10...
  • Page 2: Thermostat Overview

    RAK163P1 (1 heat/1 cool) heat/cool and multi-stage heat pump applications. System selections include heat, cool, off or auto mode, as well as RAK147P1 (2 heat/1 cool heat pump) fan on or fan auto selections. Thermostat Overview General Features...
  • Page 3: Initial Power Up

    www.GEAppliances.com Keyboard Functions FUNCTION • Increases data (time, temperature, etc.). • Press with to enter span setting mode. • Decreases data (time, temperature, etc.). • Press with to enter span setting mode. HOLD/RETURN • Enters hold. • Terminates hold or temporary override. •...
  • Page 4: Default Mode

    Using your thermostat. Temperature Scale Selection The temperature scale can be selected by the C/F dip switch inside the unit. Please refer to Figure 3 in the Installation Instructions for identification of the correct switch. If C/F switch is set at “F,” the temperature scale after reset is Fahrenheit.
  • Page 5: Reviewing And Changing Setpoint Temperature

    www.GEAppliances.com Time Format Time is displayed in AM/PM format. AM/PM format is <AM|PM>hh:mm where the leading zero of the hour will be suppressed. Time displayed will be in the range of 12:00 AM to 11:59 AM and 12:00 PM to 11:59 PM. Figure 6: Time Display Format Review and Change the Setpoint Temperature In NORMAL mode, press...
  • Page 6: Day/Time Setting Mode

    Using your thermostat. Hold and Temporary Override Hold is the permanent bypass of program temperature setpoints. Manual release is required to return to active program mode. Press HOLD/RETURN in NORMAL mode for hold. The current setpoint temperature will be used. The HOLD icon will be displayed and the program numbers will be cleared.
  • Page 7: Programming Mode

    Programming Mode The RAK163P1 and RAK147P1 are capable of heating and cooling programs. If nothing is programming in either 5+2 or 7 day formats. The changed, these will be the times and temperatures table below is the default program for both the that are active.
  • Page 8: Using Your Thermostat

    Using your thermostat. Programming Steps Press PROGRAM from the NORMAL mode. The program time- hour will be flashing and the MORNING time period will be active. Press to adjust time. To change programming days press DAY/TIME button. The order of the day programming is: Weekday Program (i.e.
  • Page 9 www.GEAppliances.com Press PROGRAM again. The next program time period will be displayed. The order of the time periods within one day are: 1. Morning 2. Day 3. Evening 4. Night (Nite) Figure 16: Next Program Time Period Displayed Additional Instructions After programming all four time periods for the weekday program, the weekend program will be displayed.
  • Page 10: Auto Changeover

    Using your thermostat. Fan Control If FAN AUTO is selected, the fan will cycle On/Off with the system. If FAN ON is selected, the Fan will be on all the time. Auto Changeover The auto changeover feature is a special operation of the thermostat that does not require the user to change the system mode from heating to cooling.
  • Page 11: Installation Instructions

    Installation Thermostats Instructions RAK147P1 RAK163P1 If you have questions, call 800-GECARES or visit our Website at: www.GEAppliances.com TOOLS REQUIRED BEFORE YOU BEGIN Read these instructions completely and carefully. IMPORTANT – • Save these Pencil Screwdriver instructions for local inspector’s use.
  • Page 12: Mounting And Wiring

    Installation Instructions MOUNTING AND WIRING (CONT.) CONNECT WIRES FEED THROUGH WIRES Feed the thermostat control wires through the Connect the wires from the existing system to the rectangular opening in the base and, using the base as a thermostat terminals according to the wiring diagrams in Table 1 and Table 2.
  • Page 13 TERMINAL NAME FUNCTION Heating Common 24 VAC or VDC Cooling Figure 1: RAK163P1 5-Wire Connection TABLE 2: TERMINALS FOR SIX WIRES 2 HEAT/1 COOL SYSTEM (RAK147P1 ONLY) TERMINAL NO. TERMINAL NAME FUNCTION Auxiliary Heating Common 24 VAC or VDC Cooling...
  • Page 14: Specifications

    THERMOSTAT COVERED RAK163P1, RAK147P1 Power Requirements 18–30 VAC or VDC electronic thermostat for 5-wire 1H/1C systems (RAK163P1) and 6-wire 2H/1C systems (RAK147P1) Temperature Measurement Range 50 to 99°F with 1°F display resolution (10 to 37°C with 1°C display resolution) Temperature Control Range 60 to 90°F with 1°F display resolution...
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting Tips

    Troubleshooting tips… www.GEAppliances.com Save time and money! Review the chart on this page first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do • Using a voltmeter, check the supply voltage to the No display/faint display Supply voltage not correct.
  • Page 16 Notes.
  • Page 17 Cut here Please place in envelope and mail to: General Electric Company Warranty Registration Department P.O. Box 32150 Louisville, KY 40232-2150...
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  • Page 20: Warranty

    Full Replacement of the thermostat which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. One Year From the date of the original purchase What GE Will Not Cover: Service trips to your location. Replacement of location fuses or the resetting of circuit breakers.

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