Sorry, I don't believe it!
There is no way in hell that dead batteries in the thermostat will cause a 50 amp breaker to trip, no way!
The AA batteries ONLY provide back up to keep memory in the stat! They don't provide energy for anything else, Period!
“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal” - Aristotle (384-322BC)
Last edited by Lumpy8; 11-23-2012 at 8:01 PM..