Steam Heat: NOISY , Clank, Clunk, Gurggle

Old 12-08-05, 04:42 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Unhappy Steam Heat: NOISY , Clank, Clunk, Gurggle

SYSTEM Out-of-Tune: This year my radiators and steam pipe feeds are very very Noisy. Clank, clunk, gurggle, tap. Loud, and driving us crazy.
I also have excess steam and water on overflow (Past stem valve) from the furnace.
I have a Slant Finn Steam furnace that Runs off natural gas...I did remove a radiator to make room for pellet stove.

What can be done to stop the Noise? especialy in the pipes...????
Help please
Thank You!
Old 12-08-05, 06:07 PM
KField's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Easton, PA
Posts: 3,015
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
There are a few different reasons for hammering. Too much water in the boiler, running too high steam pressure, defective vent or trap. If it didn't do it last year, look for anything that changed between then and now.

Old 12-14-05, 12:12 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
cranking sound

I have weil mclain water heater and making a loud noise.
It appear to be too much water in the system because water level in the glass gauge is all the way on the top. I did drained a lot of water but the level did not coming down. How can I drain the water to lower the water to safe level?

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: