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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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really a no brainer if you have unions, it takes...

really a no brainer if you have unions, it takes about 5 minutes to change it.
Here is the thread when I did mine....
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Water/air should not get past PRV. I was air...

Water/air should not get past PRV. I was air locked between the PRV and 9D I cycled the PRV, but you could also leave the union loose a smidge and turn on the feed and let the water take the...
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I had a small issue with mine being air locked...

I had a small issue with mine being air locked after change as it was between the Pressure reducing valve and a shut off. The PRV did not allow the air through and the 9d leaked. A few quick...
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20 at what temp? Mine runs about 20 psi hot ...

20 at what temp? Mine runs about 20 psi hot 180* and 15 psi cold below 100*

12 to 15 should be a minimum cold fill pressure
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Did you drain the system to 0 and test that tank...

Did you drain the system to 0 and test that tank if not you just got your boiler pressure 25 to 30 psi


ps I keep my house at 64 degrees with no set back. It would take a few hours to recover...
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My sisters was too. Company checked for leaks ...

My sisters was too. Company checked for leaks in line 2 times and found none. Later in the summer a brown spot in the lawn that smelled of propane gave the leak away. Called company back, again...
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I have a stove in my basement. 2000sf house 2...

I have a stove in my basement. 2000sf house 2 story. I run it non stop from November till april. About 15 fce cords. The basement is 90 plus degrees sometimes, my floors are always warm and I...
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Didn't read a few posts up, but that makes sense...

Didn't read a few posts up, but that makes sense as a quick check.
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Unless you lowered the system to 0, you did not...

Unless you lowered the system to 0, you did not get an accurate reading of the air in the tank.
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Guessing is all I can do and it seems that your...

Guessing is all I can do and it seems that your pressure may be low and you have a leak, bleeding the system and the tank and then you refilled the system bringing the pressure back up until it...
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Could you not use some sort or sealant/RTV like...

Could you not use some sort or sealant/RTV like they due in autos to make a good seal.

Cutting a gasket is easy. Just trace and cut with a sharp exacto knife. Make them all the time when...
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