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Sound like the boiler water is not circulating ,...

Sound like the boiler water is not circulating , check the zone valve end switch is closed and that the pump has power.
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I have done four new homes with under floor...

I have done four new homes with under floor aluminum plated in floor heat and never used a sensor in the floor , just zone valves operated by thermostats . The boilers were all controlled by Tekmar...
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Spott his pump does not have a normal look like...

Spott his pump does not have a normal look like grease fitting to bleed the pump , the hex nut is the bleed port. I would recommend that the hex nut be completely removed again since he replaced the...
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The hex plug below the pump pressure set screw is...

The hex plug below the pump pressure set screw is were the air is released from the pump , There is a metal washer on the plug that is easily lost , remove the plug and run burner until all the air...
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Use two hammers a large one as the anvil and a...

Use two hammers a large one as the anvil and a smaller one to strike the nut opposite the anvil ,then move anvil around 90 degrees and repeat works every time to disassemble BI pipe .
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A small light to indicate pump is being powered...

A small light to indicate pump is being powered would have taken a lot of the mystery out of the problem.
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If you have valves on each side of pump , you...

If you have valves on each side of pump , you could remove the four Allen head screws of the pump motor and remove the motor from the pump housing to inspect the pump impeller ,and even power up the...
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Have you tried lowering the high limit set point...

Have you tried lowering the high limit set point so the boiler water stays at 180f or below, the temperature gauge may not be accurate .
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If you have ground water under the slab at 55f...

If you have ground water under the slab at 55f and it is moving, it will probably remove the heat from the concrete floor as fast as you add it. I would suggest that you insulate the floor and let...
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Is your DHW made with the Combie unit ? Is the...

Is your DHW made with the Combie unit ? Is the boiler piped with there low loss header? You could power the circulator using a thermostat and a relay that would power up the pump at a selected...
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IMO 10 strokes as per instructions would be all...

IMO 10 strokes as per instructions would be all that is required to get a proper smoke spot sample, more important is to have a draft regulator that is installed properly and set so it can maintain...
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The lines for setting the Turbolator start at 0...

The lines for setting the Turbolator start at 0 just in case you missed it .
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The install is indeed very bad, the pipe that...

The install is indeed very bad, the pipe that comes from expansion tank will not allow the air that is circulating to return to the top of the tank were it belongs , also expansion tanks with out a...
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I don't see were the tech used instruments to...

I don't see were the tech used instruments to find problem , if the burner is not set up properly first it is very hard to diagnose . Some models of the Beckett burner had a very small hole in the...
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Flews that hit the dew point

I was having a spirited discussion with N J Trooper about his flawed boiler instillation , manual damper in smoke pipe , pipe sizes up and down and to top it all off sulphuric acid running out the...
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I used a cheep shop vacuum and a filter bag for...

I used a cheep shop vacuum and a filter bag for fine dust with a small filter bag over the ball cage with good success .
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Spot I do not see were you used test equipment to...

Spot I do not see were you used test equipment to do a final check to determine that the burner is in fact adjusted properly in post #13 .
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The baro damper could be eliminated if you have a...

The baro damper could be eliminated if you have a one story house and a insulated flue from top to bottom especially when the burner is a Reillo as it will tolerate a large swing in over fire...
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Riello burners are much easier to make changes to...

Riello burners are much easier to make changes to accommodate different size nozzles , they will produce good co2 numbers when firing in oversized chambers or in a steel chamber such as a Kerr...
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No I did not run a camera ,but when the gas...

No I did not run a camera ,but when the gas temperature hits the dew point there seems to be enough condensate to show up at the base of the flue. Do you know how many btus are produced by 0.4 nozzle...
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Sounds like the teck did not do an efficiency...

Sounds like the teck did not do an efficiency test after the service most don't . Here were I live we had a fatality from a gas boiler co . The teck I know replaced a leaking boiler , didn't do...
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Trooper I respect your vast knowledge but in my...

Trooper I respect your vast knowledge but in my opinion and experience I have run 0.40 nozzles that provided 200f of flue gas temperature to the entrance of the flue of old outside chimney's with out...
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The Riello has a coil operated valve mounted on...

The Riello has a coil operated valve mounted on top of the pump which shuts off the oil to the nozzle at the instant power is cut to the burner which helps prevent after drip, Its main job is to...
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Most flue condensation happens on outside flues...

Most flue condensation happens on outside flues ,the solution for them is to frame them in and insulate or run an insulated liner down. I don't know why you would pounce on the idea of using a...
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Condensation in the flue can be overcome by,...

Condensation in the flue can be overcome by, reducing the nozzle size, reducing the smoke pipe one size from the breach size .Reducing the firing rate causes the burner to run longer which warms the...
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