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Mine developes a leak every 2 or 3 years for no...

Mine developes a leak every 2 or 3 years for no real reason. Last time I put a shut off before the valve so I can just close the valve and change it , easily peasy. I take the handle off the valve...
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Great to hear there was an easy fix

Great to hear there was an easy fix
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. The " guts " can be replaced without cutting...

. The " guts " can be replaced without cutting the old one out, but parts are not available so you would have to buy a new valve anyway. The moter probably does not have the power to open the sticky...
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What it should turn on at and what it does may be...

What it should turn on at and what it does may be different. Also like spott said is should be 20 degrees
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It turns off at 180 , what does it turn back on...

It turns off at 180 , what does it turn back on at? It could be as simple as the differential is set too close together.
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Since we have not heard back I guess the issue ...

Since we have not heard back I guess the issue has been solved.............
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A blockage that large would impeded flow all the...

A blockage that large would impeded flow all the time. It could be a hot only electrical thing with contacts touching when hot. I am no expert and it took me longer to type this post than it did to...
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Well I am guessing he switched the head and it...

Well I am guessing he switched the head and it followed or put a new head on and it is fixed due to no responses
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Things expand when they are hot, it could be...

Things expand when they are hot, it could be simple as that causing it to sometimes work and sometimes not. I would think the important thing is trouble shoot the issue to find the defective part as...
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So like was said in the other 2 threads you...

So like was said in the other 2 threads you started it is probably the end switch. AGAIN switch the head with another and see if the problem follows the head. One cannot tell you why a micro switch...
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Or like previously stated just switch the head...

Or like previously stated just switch the head with another and see if the problem follows the head.
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Do you have zone valves? Had a similar issue and...

Do you have zone valves? Had a similar issue and it was the zone valve switch.
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The pressure will go up as the water heats up. 12...

The pressure will go up as the water heats up. 12 cold and 18-20 hot is ok. The less air in the tank the less cushion for the water as it expands and you will see higher hot pressures
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After two under warranty and one purchased I went...

After two under warranty and one purchased I went to the mechanical dial version and not a problem since . I did hear there was a run of bad ones though.

2704-093 - Amtrol 2704-093 -...
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No different than an engine block. We repaired a...

No different than an engine block. We repaired a coolant leak on a tractor block and it lasted 20+ years.
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The one I got came with a new panel. The old...

The one I got came with a new panel. The old panel still sits behind the tank.
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They had a bad batch of those controllers I...

They had a bad batch of those controllers I think. I went through 2 under warranty and when the third went I switched to the mechanical one and have had 10 Years of no issues.
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I know on my taco zone valves the heads just...

I know on my taco zone valves the heads just twist off and replace in a matter of seconds. It still would not fix an actual valve that had crud in it though.
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If you have a Lowes near you they have them there...

If you have a Lowes near you they have them there for $76 or at least my local ones do. 5 minute job.
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Thanks guys. We do not heat our upstairs...

Thanks guys. We do not heat our upstairs regularly so that one can be used for a spare if needed. I actually need to buy two and replace that one also.

Again thank for taking the time to post...
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Taco 571 zone valve

What is the failure rate for these zones (how long do they typically last)? I have four zones, Taco 571 valves. When my thermostat stops calling for heat the boiler often will ''click'' on and off...
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Yep same stuff. We have a 200 gal. off road...

Yep same stuff. We have a 200 gal. off road tank for our tractors and I have used it in my boiler several times in the last month of winter to get me through. I have also went the other way and...
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Cold start is the boiler only running when it...

Cold start is the boiler only running when it calls for heat (or indirect DHW). You really cannot run a tankless coil on cold start boiler because if the boiler cooled to room temp you would have...
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I live in Central to Northern NY and it is...

I live in Central to Northern NY and it is pretty darn cold here. I have mine for cold start and only issue I have is not even directly related to the cold weather. Sometimes in the shower if...
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From 2003 to 2005 I went through 3 of the "smart...

From 2003 to 2005 I went through 3 of the "smart digital controls" on mine 2 under warranty and I bought 1. I got sick of it and bought the manual stat that just has the knob and have been trouble...
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