How to Correct a Misaligned Thermostat

The Problem:

We’ve received feedback from our customers regarding misalignment between the cover plate cutout and the reset button of the interlocking thermostat. The problem looks like this:

thermostat misaligned

The misaligned thermostat will NOT affect the thermostat function and fortunately, the solution is very simple and easy to correct.

How to Fix it: Realigning the thermostat

The thermostat alignment problem is caused by misalignment of the power outlet and the metal receptacle box.
thermostat misaligned

To fix it:
* Remove the Blade Series cover plate
* Loosen the mounting screws of the outlet enough so the outlet can be adjusted
* Shift the outlet so that the mounting holes are perfectly aligned with the mounting screws.
* Retighten the screws and replace the cover plate

thermostat misaligned

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Jan 26, 2023

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