Weil Mclain Gold CGA apparent pressure relief valve problem.

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Weil Mclain Gold CGA apparent pressure relief valve problem.

I find a puddle of water under where the pressure relief valve is on my boiler. I thought that the boiler temp was to high so I dropped the set point down 10 deg. I still have the water showing up on the floor. Is this a poor relief valve and or auto fill valve or something else?
 
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Old 04-05-14, 06:40 PM
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could be fill valve a expansion tank heeds sevicing...

Whats the psi read on the boiler gauge?

Read the stickys regarding the expansion tank at the top of this forum...

Let us know and welcome....
 
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Making it easy for you, links here:

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/bo...sion-tank.html

Always a good idea to verify pressure gauge as well:

http://www.doityourself.com/forum/bo...ure-gauge.html
 
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Weil McLain Gold CGA issue

I looked at the system and can say without a doubt that the tank was never checked or re-charged. So I am going to follow the procedure and install the valve for testing and then either replace the tank and add the correct pressure or just put the proper pressure in the existing one. The existing one is 12 years old, should I just replace it or should it be ok to just charge it especially since I am installing the test valve? Thank you for your input.
 
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At 12 years old, I would probably just replace.

Be aware that there are tanks for heating systems, and tanks for potable water systems. Make sure to get the right type even if the guy at HD tells you they're all the same... they're not really. And replace with same size of course.
 
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