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I will check tomorrow about the shutter 'fuse'. ...

I will check tomorrow about the shutter 'fuse'. (for lack of a better word) I have worked on these type of shutters before and usually the pilot makes an 'attempt to light' but since the shutter is...
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7 BLINKS is lockout for the FVS lockout. We...

7 BLINKS is lockout for the FVS lockout. We changed the sensor and tried almost everything to get it out of lockout. What a mystery!:wall:
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7 blinks---NOT seven lights. It is the Honeywell...

7 blinks---NOT seven lights. It is the Honeywell model. The one with all the lights is the WR model.
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I am NOT the home owner but I was told that the...

I am NOT the home owner but I was told that the lady did use 'powerful' cleaning stuff like Clorox and cleaners in the basement trying to get rid of the mold. Also I was told that there was an oil...
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Posted By boilersrus

Rheem HWH Flammable Vapor Sensor lockout w/Honeywell valve won't re-set

I have a Rheem HWH with an inducer mounted on top. The Natural Gas valve is a Honeywell and I am getting 7 flashes on the LED which is a "FVS Lockout". The model number is 43VP50E2. The unit is...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-08-10, 09:10 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

It sounds like it may be in your safety circuit. ...

It sounds like it may be in your safety circuit. I am not familiar with this exact unit, however, most power vented units have the same type of safety circuits.

Look for a 'vacuum switch' which...
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Posted By boilersrus

Also, If you have the system operating at the...

Also, If you have the system operating at the proper pressure it would be almost impossible to introduce air in a closed loop pressurized system unless it was there to begin with. I would go over...
09-25-09, 07:56 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

What safety switch are you referring to? The...

What safety switch are you referring to? The little red button on the motor itself? The door switch? The reset button for the burner unit on the 'primary'?

PS---normally, if a start capacitor...
09-25-09, 07:25 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

You probably did not receive a reply because you...

You probably did not receive a reply because you offer very little information in your post as far as the type of unit you have. Since you are dealing with propane or natural gas and you are not a...
01-30-09, 08:09 AM
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Posted By boilersrus

I was kinda hinting towards tracing the control...

I was kinda hinting towards tracing the control voltage on my previous post but things went off at a tangent with no positive results. So, trace out the safety circuit all the way around. BUT...
01-30-09, 07:49 AM
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Posted By boilersrus

dersaffo-please let us know how you are making...

dersaffo-please let us know how you are making out. ok? thanks :)
Forum: Water Heaters
01-23-09, 08:00 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

And the correct answer to your question is:

And the correct answer to your question is:
01-23-09, 07:36 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

For the novice I would suggest getting a 'T'...

For the novice I would suggest getting a 'T' guage to reset the electrodes properly. A GOOD boiler supply will have them for about $3.00 and will take the guesswork out of the equation.

Now that...
01-23-09, 10:10 AM
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Posted By boilersrus

Since you did NOT give a model #----generally...

Since you did NOT give a model #----generally speaking----look for the fan sensor or blower switch---somewhere near the combustion area of the furnace. I am ASSUMing that when you say that you...
01-23-09, 09:51 AM
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Posted By boilersrus

There is one thing I did not mention, simply...

There is one thing I did not mention, simply because there were so many other BASIC things to do. Have you pulled out the entire burner and checked the 'HEAD". I have seen F-3, F-4, and F-6 heads...
01-23-09, 09:20 AM
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Posted By boilersrus

http://www.nordyne.com/Literature/7085060.pdf ...

http://www.nordyne.com/Literature/7085060.pdf

you will find your blink code on page 22

:coffee:
01-23-09, 08:41 AM
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Posted By boilersrus

A 36C03 valve is definitely a 'Standing Pilot'...

A 36C03 valve is definitely a 'Standing Pilot' valve, I believe a White Rogers. If you replaced the thermocouple and it was not a defective one, AND you tightened it up correctly at the valve,...
01-23-09, 08:10 AM
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Firstly, I have never seen a BLUE flame on an oil...

Firstly, I have never seen a BLUE flame on an oil burner before. I have seen little or no flame. So let's start with basics. TURN OFF THE E-SWITCH FOR THE BOILER.

1)I will ASSUME (I know what...
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Posted By boilersrus

Please explain what you are referring to. :wall:...

Please explain what you are referring to. :wall:

Are you talking about an overhead expansion tank for a boiler? Please tell us what you are having a problem with so that we can be better able to...
Forum: Water Heaters
01-06-09, 08:25 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

I would definitely check out some of the "Rheem"...

I would definitely check out some of the "Rheem" tankless water heaters that are wall mounted and direct-vent. ;)

Since you will be using the hot water for hand washing, a slop sink, and some...
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It comes out the same way it went in, with alot...

It comes out the same way it went in, with alot of work! Remove the jackets after you drain the boiler and remove the controls and any plumbing. Cut the tie bars (threaded rod usually) with a bolt...
08-18-08, 08:43 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

Doing it yourself could cost as little as $400...

Doing it yourself could cost as little as $400 TOTAL!

A competative price from a small company should be about $1500.

A high priced know-it-all professional working for the big guys as a...
08-18-08, 08:34 PM
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Posted By boilersrus

Talking MY crystal ball is out of batteries and the only...

MY crystal ball is out of batteries and the only place to buy these special batteries is on Jupiter.:D

BTW: I was reading in the newspaper (on one of those complaint columns) that you have to...
08-18-08, 08:22 PM
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Views: 1,934
Posted By boilersrus

Here is where a difference of opinion is in...

Here is where a difference of opinion is in order.

Although doing this COULD EVENTUALLY crack the boiler, say maybe if it was wintertime and you had the boiler water temp down to 40*F and you...
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Posted By boilersrus

I think that nobody touched this one yet because...

I think that nobody touched this one yet because in today's world with high energy prices (even for NG) one would have to do a complete analysis of what you intend to heat. You must do heat loss...
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