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Forum: Water Heaters
04-11-20, 06:27 AM
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Posted By AUPSATE

I can confirm the relief valve on the tank has...

I can confirm the relief valve on the tank has never popped. Remember the tank and pressure relief valve is brand new, so without any chances of the unit being defective, everything should be in new...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-10-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By AUPSATE

New Indirect Hot Water Tank Air

Not sure if this post belongs here, so please direct me if this has been visited in another thread.

I have a new 40 gallon Laars indirect fired water heater serviced from a gas fired boiler on its...
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By AUPSATE

The serial number and 3 companies I had come in...

The serial number and 3 companies I had come in said it was from 93. Maybe I have the wrong manual, but it seems like everything you said was spot on.

I am replacing because it is leaking and we...
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Views: 381
Posted By AUPSATE

Update - I sat with the unit for a while and...

Update - I sat with the unit for a while and noticed water leaking down from what appears to be the internals of the boiler. The pilot light smoked (or steamed) this time and turned off after gas...
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Views: 381
Posted By AUPSATE

Smith Boiler GV100 (~94') Lighting and Turning Off

Hello,

Have done diligence in searching this with no success. My GV100 Smith Natural Gas Boiler is going through its ignition sequence: Blower turns on, Igniter lights up (starts glowing), gas...
10-08-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By AUPSATE

I think I solved the problem. I went to HD and...

I think I solved the problem. I went to HD and bought a 3/4 pressure reducing valve (PRV), some fittings and a pressure gauge. I installed the gauge right after the water meter and before the PRV....
10-07-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By AUPSATE

Agreed - a pressure reducing valve before my...

Agreed - a pressure reducing valve before my boiler should have no effect on the vibrating cold water line before it.
10-07-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By AUPSATE

PJ. Correct! Not that I can see anyways. I read...

PJ. Correct! Not that I can see anyways. I read about ones being in the ground before the house. Not sure if thats common, but my city water official didn't mention anything like that.
10-07-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By AUPSATE

LAW, Just so we are clear, my city water...

LAW,

Just so we are clear, my city water goes into the house, and has a T that goes to the boiler. In that pipe run, there is a ball valve, then PRV, then it goes into boiler. I isolated PRV by...
10-07-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By AUPSATE

Vibrating Cold Water Lines

Hey All,

I looked this topic up online and haven't found any solutions yet, so opening it up here.

Current Scenario: My house cold water lines (City water) are vibrating
My system:

Cold...
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

Spott ,thanks again for your continued support. I...

Spott ,thanks again for your continued support. I know it's hard to help someone online not seeing the full system but I want to remind you that my system isn't fully closed, because the boiler fills...
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Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

Update: My system still has tons of air in it....

Update: My system still has tons of air in it. Purging the system as Spott described only helped for a few days. I investigated the taco air scoop above my expansion tank and also the Hy-Vent...
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

Well I went ahead and turned on all of the zones....

Well I went ahead and turned on all of the zones. No ketteling, sloshing or popping. I am cautiously optimistic. Even if it's not fixed you have given me a lot more insight on how my system works and...
12-16-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By AUPSATE

Pete - My wife and I are thinking about resorting...

Pete - My wife and I are thinking about resorting to curtains too. Does it looks nice?

Pilot D, are they 48" doors? That is getting into custom territory isn't it?
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

I get what you are saying about the way it is...

I get what you are saying about the way it is piped. I went to HD and got this pressure gauge

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Watts-3-4-in-Plastic-Water-Pressure-Test-Gauge-DP-IWTG/100175467

and...
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

Well I turned the system off, went for some...

Well I turned the system off, went for some errands and came back a few hours later to try this bleeding procedure. I stood in front of the unit and held open the auto feed valve and watched the...
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

Spott this is excellent information. I didn't...

Spott this is excellent information. I didn't know I couldn't bleed with it on and hot. I will try this tomorrow and report back.
12-15-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By AUPSATE

Arrow 8' closet opening, Should be simple right?

I have what seems to be a simple problem, but is causing me quite a headache.

We have a new home, where the master bedroom closet is exactly 8ft wide from trim to trim. The previous owners had a...
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Views: 949
Posted By AUPSATE

Bleeding Air Every Week

Hey Folks,

Problem:

I am bleeding upstairs baseboards weekly due to large amounts of air in system.
What I have:

Gas boiler
Baseboard heating on 2 floors, 3 zones total including...
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