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Install New Thermostat Mounting Plate

Install New Thermostat Mounting Plate
Next, you install the new mounting plate.
  • Once the old mounting plate is removed, pull the old wired through the hole in the new mounting plate.
  • Place the mounting plate on the wall so that the wires come through the hole in the wall and through a mounting plate hole without binding the wires.
  • Using a torpedo level to level the mounting plate, mark two holes on the wall to fasten the mounting plate.
  • Install plate mounting screws, check for level then tighten screws.

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