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Posted By Mike72

We'll have the money by mid march to replace it....

We'll have the money by mid march to replace it. Was thinking of getting it then but holding off installing it until the heating season is over.
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Posted By Mike72

From what I can remember it started getting wet...

From what I can remember it started getting wet around where the female fitting was screwed into the tankless coil thread. When oil went up in price and there was always not enough hot water for the...
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Posted By Mike72

Hi Trooper, the family and I thank you very much...

Hi Trooper, the family and I thank you very much for your help. It's back on and running smooth.
The temp in the house was 58 degrees and getting colder.
I'm going to order the new a'stat you...
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Posted By Mike72

A little more info. I was making sure the wires...

A little more info. I was making sure the wires were tight and the black one on the diff side just pulled out along with tiny burnt pieces. It won't even lock back in. My question is since I have a...
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Posted By Mike72

Triple Aquastat model ?

Hi, My boiler was running when it just started shutting on and off real fast. Walking towards it there was a burning plastic smell. I pulled the cover off the Aquastat and the smell was really bad....
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Posted By Mike72

It did get waterlogged last year. Kept blowing...

It did get waterlogged last year. Kept blowing water out of the relief valve for a few days. After draining it the pressure went down and the water stopped coming out. Thanks for the reminder, I'm...
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Posted By Mike72

The expansion tank if 5ft long by 1ft tall. The...

The expansion tank if 5ft long by 1ft tall. The plate don't seem wet while the heater is up to temp. I'm not sure if its just drying before I see it now because of the heat or what.


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Posted By Mike72

You nailed it. I have the 10 foot ceilings. This...

You nailed it. I have the 10 foot ceilings. This use to be my in-laws house. They owned it for like 40 years. I remember starting from about 20 years ago they always had this problem. Funny thing is...
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Posted By Mike72

It's a three story city home with 11 radiators....

It's a three story city home with 11 radiators. I'm not sure how tall but will measure tomorrow. The Watts valve says "Set 11-15"
Every week or two I have to bleed the air out of the attic ones...
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Posted By Mike72

Haha, you are correct Trooper. I didn't just...

Haha, you are correct Trooper. I didn't just noticed it. Just figured the rust sealed it from leaking :)
Had to drain the system to replace a broken pipe in the basement and it got real wet after I...
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Posted By Mike72

Tankless coil mounting plate leak

Hi,
Well I got another problem with my crappy vailiant boiler. The tankless coil mounting plate and insulation is wet on the right side. The bolt heads on that side are rusted away. The pipes seen...
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Posted By Mike72

Hey NJ Trooper, just wanted to update you about...

Hey NJ Trooper, just wanted to update you about the fix.
I used the HD foil, Kaowool board and High temp RTV you suggested and it's working great. We always had an oder in the basement when the...
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Posted By Mike72

Thanks for the info NJ Trooper. The gaskets are...

Thanks for the info NJ Trooper. The gaskets are completely gone. I did ram the brush pretty good in the passages and got it mostly clean. It still has the original combustion chamber that is in good...
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Posted By Mike72

Gasket for flue passes?

Hi, I have a Vailiant boiler that needed cleaning. I took the 6 metal plates off the top to clean out the passes. They were really plugged up. There was some kind of gaskets on them but they just...
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