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G, On your aquastat you have a black knob...

G,
On your aquastat you have a black knob marked differential. It is set at 20. Set it to 10 and your results should vary. Without getting into it what it does is changes the temp ranges of the...
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As PJ said you cannot just cut into a return. If...

As PJ said you cannot just cut into a return. If you are going to put the basement on its own zone it must have its own supply and return that will go into the main boiler return. 20 FT. of baseboard...
01-13-21, 04:16 PM
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Maybe this sight will help. ...

Maybe this sight will help.

https://www.supplyhouse.com/Flame-Sensors-11140000
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Z, Williamson /Thermoflo is a diffent company...

Z,
Williamson /Thermoflo is a diffent company but owned by WM. You can google this and find out everything there is about it.

About the boiler installation. I cannot see the size or all of...
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B, You have 1 14ft, 2 8ft, and 1 4 ft. of...

B,
You have 1 14ft, 2 8ft, and 1 4 ft. of baseboard with your stat in the room with the most baseboard which means when that room is satisfied it shuts the stat down and the other rooms also stop...
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As far as your control goes there are different...

As far as your control goes there are different brands out there and it depends what you currently have. I personally have not put one in in a while but when I did it on a regular basis I did have to...
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What you bought was a thermocouple, what you...

What you bought was a thermocouple, what you needed was a pilot assembly. Below is a sight where you will find examples of what you should have bought. If you call them and give them the model number...
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A, You have zone valves and not pumps to...

A,
You have zone valves and not pumps to operate your zones and the Taco controler you have is for pumps. you bought the wrong one. They make one for pumps and one for zone valves. Below is the one...
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2j, This may help instead of the batteries...

2j,
This may help instead of the batteries with limited wiring.

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A, I think you misunderstand about priority....

A,
I think you misunderstand about priority. Just because you use a pump instead of a zone valve it does not put the IDHW tank on priority. If your tank calls and your stat happens to call both...
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A, What I was pointing out was the WGO-2 and...

A,
What I was pointing out was the WGO-2 and the fact that they say you must use the GO2 burner with it which is what I thought you were asking. My question is why you feel you can go from a 4...
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Your zone valve wiring starts wiht a 24V...

Your zone valve wiring starts wiht a 24V transformer. It is a series circuit.

From the transformer it goes to one side of the stat, The other wire goes from the stat to terminal #1 on the ZV....
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Not in my experience. In order for water to...

Not in my experience. In order for water to evaporate I believe it must go above 212 in your system. I leave mine open but it is a matter of personal prefference.

An example of the water evap...
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T, Those 2 issues are most likely related...

T,
Those 2 issues are most likely related because every time fresh water enters the boiler system it brings air with it so you do not necessarily need a leak to introduce air into your system. Your...
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It is a matter or preference. Either will work....

It is a matter or preference. Either will work. Just make sure if teflon is used to wind in the right direction when wraping so it doesn't unwind when thereading in the probe.
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Yes, both end switch wires from the relays go to...

Yes, both end switch wires from the relays go to TT on the Honeywell. A suggestion if you don't mind is to put a tail piece onto TT and the bring the other 2 wires in and wirenut to the tail piece....
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T, From your pic it looks like your probe/well...

T,
From your pic it looks like your probe/well is leaking. If your LWCO hasn't shorted out you can just replace the probe and use the same LWCO.

There are 2 different probe lengths for that. I...
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PR, You have to run everything through your...

PR,
You have to run everything through your Honeywell aquastat. You cannot eliminate that. What you must do is to use your Grundfos relays. One for each pump and wire accordind to the schematic....
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kot, The flanges are the same and the Amtrol...

kot,
The flanges are the same and the Amtrol pump is no longer available. You just use regular Taco 007 gaskets which come with the new pump or the sight below can help you out, either the 1/8" ...
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N, If in reality these are the only valves...

N,
If in reality these are the only valves that you have you may want to call in a pro to make sure you're not missing anything, especially where you have no experience because with what you are...
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D, The difference is with the knob on max, say...

D,
The difference is with the knob on max, say the boiler was off on high limit when a call for heat or hot water came the pump would circulate the hot water from the boiler until the sensor sensed...
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"had thought doing that with the lever was just...

"had thought doing that with the lever was just for enabling removal, but it sounds like you're saying that should solve the problem, at least the part about allowing a/c water to flow even though...
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J, You do not have to remove the head to move...

J,
You do not have to remove the head to move the handle to the manual position. Just slide the handle all the way over to the right or the opposite side that it is normally and put it into the...
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V, Starting with the vent. You can try...

V,
Starting with the vent. You can try tightening down the cap to see if that stops the leak but it should be changed eventually. if you have a loop system in my opinion that vent is serving no...
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Posted By spott

They make fin combs to help straighten and...

They make fin combs to help straighten and restore fin spacing if you are interested. The sight below will give you some options depending how your fins are spaced.

Be careful, those fins are...
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