Weil-McLain WTGO boiler burning chamber water leak


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Old 08-06-06, 10:12 PM
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Weil-McLain WTGO boiler burning chamber water leak

I have a about 10-years old WM WTGO-4 oil boiler has a lot water leak into the burning chamber when I out of town and shut it down for about a week. The leak is so serious that the burning chamber is half full of water when I opened.

I checked inside the boiler, it seem to me the water is coming from the section of the cast iron. I don't know much about the boiler, and didn't get my answer when search this forum.

Is this boiler sealed with O-ring or nipple?
How hard to get it repaired / re-sealed with DIY?
If have to hire a contractor, what's the estimated cost?

Any help and advice are appreciated.

-- garfield
 
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Old 08-07-06, 04:55 PM
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This boiler's sections are sealed together with "elastomeric seals", which in English means rubber. If you are lucky, it is just a seal which has gone bad & may be covered under warranty. You will have to pay the labor which is far & away the lion's share of the repair bill. Never having done this type of repair, I can't give you an idea as to cost.
 
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Old 08-08-06, 06:35 PM
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Thanks for the info, will find a contractor do it.
 
 

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