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It's really sad the state of the industry as far...

It's really sad the state of the industry as far as technician education goes, isn't it?
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Yeah, 'gurgle' means it was 'gulping' air... so...

Yeah, 'gurgle' means it was 'gulping' air... so give the SV a chance and see what happens.
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This could possibly have come out of the...

This could possibly have come out of the expansion tank.

Is your tank installed such that the air valve is on the bottom? The tank is 'hanging'?

Or is it 'standing on it's head'?

If on...
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A while back there was a poster who described his...

A while back there was a poster who described his relief valve opening with a fairly loud 'report'! I think he and his spouse both had to change undies that day! This can happen if the relief valve...
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Yup, not surprised! I bet if you checked 10...

Yup, not surprised! I bet if you checked 10 expansion tanks that have been in service 5 years or more, that all 10 would be 5 PSI or LESS. That's how neglected they are. Techs just don't pay any...
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Posted By NJT

Yeah, I've seen that too... but try finding a...

Yeah, I've seen that too... but try finding a place to buy one!

HEY! Whattaya know!

0886010 - RK 9DM2 T 1/2 - 3/4" Repair Kit - BackflowPreventer.com...
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I've heard tell the same... but have never seen...

I've heard tell the same... but have never seen one... and if it can be found would be willing to bet that it's so close to the price of a new valve it would be silly to rebuild.

Make sure you...
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Posted By NJT

Watts does claim that there is a 'check valve'...

Watts does claim that there is a 'check valve' inside.



Your domestic water is also connected to this... so that could also be leaking.

Take a look at this thread for more than you'll ever...
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