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06-02-05, 07:08 AM
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Thanks, Grady! I have a few follow-up...

Thanks, Grady! I have a few follow-up questions...

Since the fuel supply comes off the bottom of the oil tank, wouldn't the system tend to suck up the sludge (or keep it used up) on a regular...
05-31-05, 07:48 AM
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Posted By RikiTiki

My oil burner burns rich -- spews soot

I tried searching these forums, but can't find a relevant posting. (but, apparently, I can BUY soot :-))

I recently noticed a lot of black soot in/around my oil furnace. Also, the outside of my...
05-31-05, 07:22 AM
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Posted By RikiTiki

Maybe it just doesn't know the words :gmorning: ...

Maybe it just doesn't know the words :gmorning: :D

(sorry, I just couldn't resist)
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Posted By RikiTiki

Tecumseh starter motor

Hi all,

I have a Sears Snow Blower that has a Tecumseh starter motor model 33290E on it.

It wasn't working, so I disassembled it. Not beig cautious enough :mad: The brush assembly "exploded"....
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Posted By RikiTiki

No apology needed

Figuring out the direction to turn was a nit. At least I knew the head *could* be removed. Thank you for all your help!

~Rick
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Posted By RikiTiki

I have tools and know how to use them

I took apart the powerhead, freed the plunger, lubricated it and put things back together.
The main zone of the house "seems" to be okay now that it's powerhead has been swapped out.
I put the...
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Posted By RikiTiki

Sadly, no. I removed the powerhead. It...

Sadly, no.


I removed the powerhead. It was clockwise in my case. I can't tell which position the valve should be in, but I assume that it's "closed" when the powerhead is off. I did notice...
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Posted By RikiTiki

Update

Okay, I removed the #1 wire (red) and no change.

The two "good" zone valves show:
#1 - #2: 0 vac
#1 - #3: 0 vac

The "bad" zone valve shows:
#1 - #2: 19.x vac
#1 - #3: 19.x vac
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Posted By RikiTiki

Grady

Thank you. I'll go check.

What do you mean by "odd voltage readings"? Is 5vac wrong? 19vac?
What *should* the voltages be?
I visited the Taco-hvac.com site looking for info on the 571-2...
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Posted By RikiTiki

More of the same?

I have a similar question. My oil-fired burner supplys heat (forced hot water baseboards) and domestic hot water. Somedays the shower runs hot, other days only very warm.
I'm thinking of putting...
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Views: 11,132
Posted By RikiTiki

more questions on taco 571-2 zone valves

Hi, all

My home is about 3.5 years old. I moved in this past July and have had no heat problems all winter until today.

It's 82/83 degrees F. in the house and my forced hot water baseboard...
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