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08-31-19, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Natedanger

Taylor ice cream machine intermittent compressor issue.

I have a Taylor 754-27 ice cream machine that sometimes stops freezing on one side. It's done this for the five years I've owned the business. Just letting it rest for 10-15 minutes usually clears...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-05-18, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Natedanger

Upon closer inspection, I found that the nut was...

Upon closer inspection, I found that the nut was loose. I tightened it and the pilot has stayed lit for a couple of hours so far and still going, however, the water was already at temp, so the burner...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-05-18, 05:06 PM
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Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

While working on this, I found that if the small...

While working on this, I found that if the small gauge copper line running from the control into the burning chamber gets bumped near the control, the burner and pilot go out. Is this significant?
Forum: Water Heaters
01-04-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

Unfortunately, it was out by morning. How do I...

Unfortunately, it was out by morning. How do I remove the burner? I'm hoping I don't have to replace it. We just bought the house last year. The previous owners installed a second water heater...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-03-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

Thanks for the pic. I assume this was from a...

Thanks for the pic. I assume this was from a removed unit, because I can't get anywhere near that angle. It does clear up a question though. I could barely make out that there was some kind of...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-03-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

Smile I brushed and vacuumed for about 20 minutes while...

I brushed and vacuumed for about 20 minutes while I was bringing the water up to temp., since I can't see up in there, I just can't be sure I'm getting it. Is there some way to tell if I'm being...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-02-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

Thanks guys. I made a brush and vacuum tube and...

Thanks guys. I made a brush and vacuum tube and got in there the best I could. It seemed like the first firing might have been longer, but it also went out and it too just about as many cycles to...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-01-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

I should add that if I turn down the thermostat...

I should add that if I turn down the thermostat to cut off the burner the pilot stays lit and the burner fires again when the thermostat is turned back up.
Forum: Water Heaters
01-01-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,480
Posted By Natedanger

A.O. Smith Water Heater won't stay on.

I have an A.O.Smith model GCV 50 100, 50 gallon natural gas water heater that will not stay lit and the pilot goes out. I timed it and there seems to be a cycle to it. From cold, I light the pilot...
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