Air scoop noise

Old 02-26-03, 04:47 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Air scoop noise

For 30 years I have heated with an oil-fired baseboard hot water system. Last summer I had the old boiler replaced with a new Burnam unit, and a strange new noise has cropped up. About 3 feet out (downstream) of the circulator is a "Taco Air Scoop." This unit was not replaced nor in any way fiddled with when the new boiler was installed, but now when the circulator is running I get a noise out of the scoop that sounds like ball bearings being shaken in a tin can. Damned think wakes me every morning. My mechanic is a one-man operation (he also delivers oil) and I hate to bother him in his busiest season. Any thoughts on what causes this noise? Does it require attention in the near future? Thanks.
Old 02-27-03, 03:00 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Check the screen in the air scoop. You'll have to isolate it from the system or drain it. Sounds like you got some beads of solder in the system from the install...

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