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Do you have a coil in the domestic hot water...

Do you have a coil in the domestic hot water tank? if so I would seriously suspect that the coil has a leak in it, and the water from the hot water tank is leaking back into the heating system...
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Posted By Narroc

What's the water pressure in the system? The...

What's the water pressure in the system? The water pressure must be 2.3 ft by the height of the radiators on the top floor vertically from the boiler. plus say 50% for safety, If the water is not...
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Posted By Narroc

Does the furnace have a induced fan to 'pull' the...

Does the furnace have a induced fan to 'pull' the combustion gases out and 'blow it' up the flue.? If so I would get it fired up and then jumper the pressure switch and see if it carries on, Other...
04-17-05, 12:55 AM
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Posted By Narroc

Floor grilles

Thank you for your reply.
Problem is that the 'Doityourself' won't post internationally, I need a supplier that will send them overseas to New Zealand.
Any one know a supplier who will?
Thanks
04-15-05, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Narroc

Floor grilles

Anyone know any suppliers were I can get 12" x 6" and 10" x 4" floor grilles from, Our suppliers over here are only stocking 12" x 4" now,
Would prefer the metal type rather than the plastic but...
Forum: Water Heaters
03-12-05, 08:54 PM
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Views: 1,491
Posted By Narroc

Pilot going out

I am surprised by this, Most gas appliances on natural draft have a DDD, (Down Draft Divertor) So that the wind (or Draft) which comes down the flue don't affect the flame including the pilot.
Get...
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Posted By Narroc

Boiler won't fire?

Have you checked the fuse or circuiit breaker on the system?? Some burner control boxes have a fuse as well so check that as well..
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Posted By Narroc

Virus

Well I went to the mickeysoft site given by Chickware and downloaded about 5 different downloads, MS antispyware, dx websetup. mp10 setup. windows KB 890830-vi-1, open them up and then did a restart...
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Posted By Narroc

virus

Hi,
I'm running WXP and have problems with a virus.
using AVG 7.00 professional. and this reports that the virus there seems like it infected a dozen or so files.
i.e

'Java/ByteVerify
This...
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Posted By Narroc

bleeding a radiant system

What K Field says is correct,
However if one of the zones is air locked there may not be suffiect flow to push the air out. So you need to bleed as previous to get it out.
You could try shutting...
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Posted By Narroc

Air in a radiant system.

No Grady's answer is reasonable.
1) How do you know there is air in the system?
2) Is it because a particular zone is not working?
3) If so then check whether that valve on that zone is opening....
Forum: Water Heaters
01-30-05, 02:05 AM
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Views: 1,489
Posted By Narroc

As well as the remedies suggested it might need...

As well as the remedies suggested it might need a new nozzle thrown at it too. When was the last time you had it serviced ???
01-21-05, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Narroc

Gas Oven Smell.

I got called to an oven once as the side of the oven was going up flames after the pilot was lit. I found mice had got up the inside lining on the side of the oven and the mouse pee had rotted the...
01-21-05, 11:29 PM
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Views: 1,537
Posted By Narroc

Gas furnace smell.

Some one hasn't (perhaps a previous tenant) dropped a plastic toy or something similar down one of the vent ? On a really cold night the heat just might start to remelt it? Not a dead rat or...
01-21-05, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Narroc

radiant heasting V Hot air.

I would have to agree with Jay here, VERY VERY important If you use any sort of heating which uses combustion air from the area you are in, MAKE VERY SURE you have plenty of ventilation,
Once the...
01-21-05, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Narroc

Oil Furnace not staying going

Have you checked the cell which picks up the light from the flame and signals the control box that the flame has been established?
Most controller will throw into 'lockout' when the flame has not...
12-21-04, 01:03 AM
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Views: 990
Posted By Narroc

Gas boiler problems

Almost sounds like a bad connection on the thermostat circuit. Perhaps a bad connection in the boiler switch.
Don't under any circumstandes swear,curse or kick the boiler, gas appliance are very...
Forum: Water Heaters
12-20-04, 01:35 AM
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Views: 2,473
Posted By Narroc

1) make sure the pilot flame is on the end of the...

1) make sure the pilot flame is on the end of the T/C and should be a dull red
2) Make sure the endof the T/C which screws into the gas is seated hard into the gas valve and there is no deposits on...
12-19-04, 12:48 AM
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Views: 3,024
Posted By Narroc

carrier furnace

I'm Not familar with the Carrier Unit. But I wonder if you have a combined thermocouple/thermopile setup. The thermopile provides power to open the gas valve via the room thermostat while the pilot...
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Posted By Narroc

Reverse Stat

Hi,
With clamp on stats it is very important that the stats is clamped on very TIGHT to the pipe, A bit of heatconducting paste helps as well. This ensures the heat from the pipe gets to the sensor...
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Posted By Narroc

Gravity system overflowing

The fill valve must be leaking even though it's turned off. Can you turn off the main water to the house and then try it. The water must be getting some how and the fill valve should be the only way...
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Posted By Narroc

50 Psi in boiler pressure

50 PSI is far far too high.
Drop it down to about 10 psi.
At 10 psi the water will rise to 23ft so unless you have a home that that has a rad higher than say 20ft
Excess pressure do not do the...
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Posted By Narroc

Expansion Tank

I doubt that it would be the water as once it been heated it loses all the air and becomes passive, Unless there is fresh water being introduced into the system all the time you should not get any...
09-21-04, 12:19 AM
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Views: 1,682
Posted By Narroc

Flames out front of furnace.

Also as well, Check the condition of the flue. And also that the passages though the heat exchanger are clear.
09-21-04, 12:15 AM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By Narroc

pilot light problem.

Check
a) Have the burners been cleaned ??
b) The primary air supply sounds like it might need to be adjusted.?
c) The gas pressure?
d) Check the pilot spud for crud?
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