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Old 12-08-08, 05:35 PM
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correct pressure hot

I have a 2yr old Utica boiler,125 ,000 BTU, 2 story house with basement, 4 zones, cold my pressure is about 18 PSI, and hot is is 22#,is this correct? Also all of the components are new, Thanks,Dean
 
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Old 12-08-08, 07:28 PM
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There is no need to be over 12 psi cold but 18 is OK as long as the contractor pumped the air pressure in the tank up to 18 psi. The air charge and water charge need to be the same.
I would drop the pressure to 12 psi as I doubt the air pressure was changed.
 
 

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