Originally Posted By: Formermac
Why would you dismount the thermostat when the terminals are right in front of you


the manufacture would not leave exposed terminals

the thermostat is mounted to a wall plate

you unscrew the thermostat from the wall plate to expose the wires

Originally Posted By: Formermac
ALL thermostats are reliable


there are a few that are less reliable and rather then call for service an individual can do some very basic steps before needing a service call/charge
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