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22629 22630 Trooper, I did replace...

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Trooper,
I did replace the drain valve, so that's taken care of. I bought a standard 3/4" boiler drain. There is an AAV on the top of the boiler but it seems to be leaking out of...
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Oops! Yeah that was what I meant, sorry. Well I...

Oops! Yeah that was what I meant, sorry. Well I installed the new tank, but ran into a few problems.
When I depressurized the system I closed the 3 valves and the cold water feed. To relieve the...
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I actually work in a maintenance facility so I'm...

I actually work in a maintenance facility so I'm going to borrow the handheld CO2 detector from our maintenance department to be sure. There is actually a detector on the wall going down into the...
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Trooper, I'm not sure if I'll need a ladder,...

Trooper,
I'm not sure if I'll need a ladder, but I'll be careful either way. Thanks for all of your help with this! I'm not a smoker, this is actually my Moms house, I'm guessing she smokes down...
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224942249522496 Trooper, Yeah, I'm...

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Trooper,
Yeah, I'm hoping it's a quick changeover. I'll be sure to put a tarp over
the boiler and try to keep the water loss to a minimum.
Here are a couple of pictures....
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I'll take some pictures tonight once I'm home. I...

I'll take some pictures tonight once I'm home. I was definitely planning on adding the optional valves so I'll try to get all of the supplies for this weekend. I'd rather not drain the system so this...
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So, before I get started I've got a couple of...

So, before I get started I've got a couple of questions.
1) Shut down boiler and let it cool to below 100 degrees?
2) Shut off cold water feed.
3) Depressurize system. Basically drain water from...
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Okay, I took a look and realized the black cap is...

Okay, I took a look and realized the black cap is actually threaded onto the Schrader valve. I depressed the pin inside of the valve and water comes out so I'm assuming the expansion tank is...
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Thanks for the responses. There is a black cap on...

Thanks for the responses. There is a black cap on the opposite end of the water connection. I wasn't sure if it was removable and didn't really want to pry it out without knowing. I will try this...
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Leaking T&P valve/Expansion Tank question

I've seen several posts with some good explanations to the problem I've been having with my boiler. Originally my T&P was leaking a fair amount of water due to the system pressure being around 30...
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