Burner question

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Old 11-13-07, 02:38 PM
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Burner question

I have an old Slant Fin boiler that I just replaced the burners. The old ones were pretty well shot, and on occasion, there would be a real mild "pop" resulting in a fire inside the burner. I assumed this was from the old burners being burned out. Now after replacing all the burners with the new ones, I'm still getting the fire inside a burner shortly after fire up.

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Todd
 
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Old 11-13-07, 06:54 PM
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Has anyone checked the gas pressure? Are you sure the correct orifices are installed?
 
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Old 11-23-07, 12:46 PM
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Thanks Grady,

Yes and yes! I throttled down the gas shut off valve a bit and it seems to help. Any other ideas?

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Old 11-23-07, 04:10 PM
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Something's not right. By throttling the shut off valve, you are reducing the amount of gas available to the burners. I suggest you contact a professional to set up the burners. You could be producing huge amounts of carbon monoxide.
 
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