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Thanks for the info. During heating season, the...

Thanks for the info. During heating season, the two heating zone valves are usually open most of the time. The indoor sensor on the Tekmar controls the room temp, so the t-stats are set 2 above the...
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When we go onto gen power (5kw Honda), I turn off...

When we go onto gen power (5kw Honda), I turn off the water pump and water heater. The light loads remaining include the heating system and computer.. so far so good ! When we run out of water in the...
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I have a Riello burner on my Buderus boiler that...

I have a Riello burner on my Buderus boiler that would cut out when running on the genny. I was using a 5kw(6.5kw start) Coleman Powermate. It would run the boiler fine until the well pump kicked on....
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Posted By RedHouse

Circ pump question

Almost two years ago, I installed a Tekmar 260....which is working just fine.

However, in this thread:
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Posted By RedHouse

Thanks for the tips. I'll be sure to check the...

Thanks for the tips. I'll be sure to check the cap too.

I've ordered a carb kit, a new filter, and a set of fuel lines. Hoping this will take care of things.
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Just took the carb off to find the name/model...

Just took the carb off to find the name/model etc. It's a Walbro WT324.

It seems like it's not getting fuel. I can prime the heck out of it, and it will start and run for a bit. Then it dies...
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Posted By RedHouse

Craftsman chainsaw wont stay running

Hey all, I'm fairly certain that it's probably a fuel issue, but I though I'd ask here before I go ordering a bunch of parts.

I have a '98 Craftsman 16" saw model # 358.352162 that will start up...
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Posted By RedHouse

I did a bit more research...actually found the...

I did a bit more research...actually found the part number in the back of the manual...who woulda thought to look there?

Anyhow...I did find one online. They are the same part number C7001029.
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Posted By RedHouse

Riello 530 SE/C

I would like to purchase a spare primary control to have on hand in case I ever need it.

According to my Riello 40 BF manual, I need a Riello 530 SE/C control. All I see online is a 530 SE. Are...
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Posted By RedHouse

I figured I would try shutting it off during...

I figured I would try shutting it off during unocc periods. We are seeing if we like having no setback on house temps...so I figured why have the DHW heating up when we don't need it.

Last...
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Posted By RedHouse

Thanks for the info VF...glad to hear you got the...

Thanks for the info VF...glad to hear you got the DHW working well with the 256. I got the 260, and it's up and running.

We lost power the other day, and the 260 ran just fine on the generator.
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Posted By RedHouse

Thanks for the input xiphias. I think I've got...

Thanks for the input xiphias. I think I've got some decent settings now, so I'll just have to wait and see how it adjusts itself.

Any thoughts on turning off the DHW during setback periods? Can't...
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Posted By RedHouse

I don't think there is any delay...but I'll check...

I don't think there is any delay...but I'll check it out.
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Posted By RedHouse

Sorry for not clearing that up....it seems to be...

Sorry for not clearing that up....it seems to be working just fine now....thanks for your help!:beers:

xiphias.....are you doing any setback with your 260? Like I mentioned earlier, the indoor...
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Posted By RedHouse

It seems to be working fine on the TT...

It seems to be working fine on the TT terms.....thing is, it only needs one wire from the zv endswitch(term 3 on the taco valve) to one of the terms on the TT connector to make the light come on......
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Posted By RedHouse

When the valve and endswitch opened, the relay...

When the valve and endswitch opened, the relay and zone 3 endswitch indicator stayed on....I had to actually remove power from the ZVC to turn it off. I didn't pursue it much past that.....it was...
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Posted By RedHouse

That should work....I tried something similar,...

That should work....I tried something similar, where I used the terms on the unused zone valve connector to light up the end switch LED on the unused zone, but when it made contact, it acted like...
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Posted By RedHouse

Yeah....I guess you did said that....sorry...

Yeah....I guess you did said that....sorry Trooper. Thanks for the help!


I'll see if I can find the data sheets I was looking at. As I recall, the resistance values weren't radically different...
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Posted By RedHouse

I got the valve working....I wired it up like...

I got the valve working....I wired it up like Trooper suggested above, but with one little change. Terms 9&10 on the 260 are only a NO relay, so you need to provide a 24v source in the circuit to...
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Posted By RedHouse

I used the schematic from post #24 in that other...

I used the schematic from post #24 in that other thread. I do remember you saying that, and I'll have to see if I can figure out a way to hold the DHW zone valve open for the four minutes that the...
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Posted By RedHouse

So it's been a few days now, and things seem to...

So it's been a few days now, and things seem to be working pretty well. The indoor sensor is about 2 degrees off from thermostat, and the outdoor sensor is off a few degrees too, and they both seem...
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Posted By RedHouse

will do....thanks for all the help :beers:

will do....thanks for all the help :beers:
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Posted By RedHouse

Thanks guys. I went out and picked up a cheapo 7...

Thanks guys. I went out and picked up a cheapo 7 day tstat for setback use. It's all wired in, and I've set my other stats a few degrees above the occ temp on the 260. I'll give it a few weeks and...
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Posted By RedHouse

Tekmar 260 and thermostats?

I got my 260 installed, and it's up and running just fine. Thanks for the help guys!

Now, my question is regarding my existing Tstats. I have two zones(and DHW indirect too) one stat is for first...
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Posted By RedHouse

Thanks for all the help guys:beers: The 260...

Thanks for all the help guys:beers:

The 260 and 076 indoor sensor have been ordered and are on the way. I'll be sure to report back after it's been installed....I'm sure there will be some more...
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