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New Taco 007 circulator making buzzing noise

Hi,

A week ago I installed two taco 007-F5 circuilators, two days ago one of them started making a buzzing noise. When the boiler is cold one of the pressure gauges reads 12 PSI and a second...
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Hi Trooper, Thank you for explaining the self...

Hi Trooper,
Thank you for explaining the self gen piece. I can't take a picture now, I'll try to do it after work.
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Sears 387.9255 Aquastat

Hello Everybody,

Yesterday one of the tenants called me because the heat is not shutting off. I went there and the temperature was reading 80 degrees and the thermostat was turned off (digital...
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You are correct Trooper, I was about to edit the...

You are correct Trooper, I was about to edit the post.
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Direct venting

In the utility room there is a wood boiler that I use most of time and an oil fired boiler, the boilers are plumbed together. The oil boiler fires during the night and if there is a call for DHW...
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It is a walkout basement, we lived in the house...

It is a walkout basement, we lived in the house for 13 years and never had water issues. Also we have a dehumidifier running most of the year to make sure the humidity levels are low. I was thinking...
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The first thing you should is follow Trooper's...

The first thing you should is follow Trooper's directions in the link below.
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I want to use laminate flooring. I tried using a...

I want to use laminate flooring. I tried using a scraper and it did not work, haven't tried chemicals yet. Do you think EPDM rubber under the underlayment would help?
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Preparing concrete subfloor

I removed most of the vinyl flooring off my basement's floor. There are spots were I can't remove the glue and couple of the spots I couldn't remove some of the paper. Rented a machine from HD but it...
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Thank you for all the responses, trying something...

Thank you for all the responses, trying something new.

Installed indoor sensor, different location from last year's experiment
Installed a timer to prevent DHW calls while we are sleeping (using...
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It is good to hear from you Trooper, it's been a...

It is good to hear from you Trooper, it's been a while. This is what is confusing me. What is the boiler indoor setting doing?
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According to Tekmar "The BOIL INDR is the room...

According to Tekmar "The BOIL INDR is the room temperature used in the original heat loss calculations for the building. This setting establishes the beginning of the Characterized Heating Curve for...
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Boiler Indoor design temp setting

Hi everybody , It has been awhile since I posted on the forum.

Last week when it was really cold the heat system did not have any problems keeping all the zones warm. Last Thursday we noticed that...
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couple of years ago one of my tenants complained...

couple of years ago one of my tenants complained about a similar problem, so my wife called an "HVAC technician" who managed to scare her and my tenant. my wife was in the process of evacuating the...
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If you hear the water in the pipes most likely...

If you hear the water in the pipes most likely you have air in the system and maybe an air bubble/blockage in that zone.
Check if the radiators are getting warm in that zone, if their cold the = ...
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Looks like a boiler bypass. like Trooper said the...

Looks like a boiler bypass. like Trooper said the valve on the return is useless when it come to adjusting the flow between the boiler and the bypass. Did you measure the temperature of the return...
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yes, after the bypass Did not change...

yes, after the bypass



Did not change yet still 130, should I? maybe set it to 135-140



I agree
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Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to...

Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.

:beers:
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The delta T is 30, I measured 115 at the return...

The delta T is 30, I measured 115 at the return side and 145 at the supply this morning. When the boiler was replaced they used quarter turn valves instead of globe valves for the bypass and the...
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The sensor is basically a 10Kohm resistor with a...

The sensor is basically a 10Kohm resistor with a negative thermal coefficient. Seems like the tekmar 260 is looking for voltage drop variation across the sensor.
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Also in a pinch you can use other fuels. I use a...

Also in a pinch you can use other fuels. I use a mix of oil and vegetable oil and occasionally I get jet fuel (JP5 and JP8) and let's say you ran out of oil in the middle of the night you can always...
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The tekmar and boiler gauge read the same :eek: I...

The tekmar and boiler gauge read the same :eek: I used a thermocouple to measure the supply and it is 10 degrees higher. Maybe it has to do with the location of the gauge or its just off.
Never...
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Trooper, it is a boiler bypass. The sensor is...

Trooper, it is a boiler bypass. The sensor is installed after the bypass, it is reading the temp of the water after it get mixed/tempered.

Droo, do you mean the supply out of the boiler or after...
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When the burner stopped the temperature after the...

When the burner stopped the temperature after the bypass measured 134, the return temp measured 114 degrees. The supply temperature was 143, my delta is 29-30. I will measure the water temperature...
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Posted By esalman

Hi Trooper, It is oil fired. The burner is...

Hi Trooper,
It is oil fired. The burner is staying on for about 2 minutes after the temp reaches 120 degrees.
Do you think raising the min to 140 degrees is safer?

:beers:
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