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05-14-15, 06:17 PM
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Posted By boilernut

Remember boys, lightning can come through your...

Remember boys, lightning can come through your gas system (as mentioned) and easily burn a hole in light gauge pipe! Use the black sch40 pipe an be a man! lol

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05-04-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By boilernut

Count the flashing code as PJ said, and leave it...

Count the flashing code as PJ said, and leave it locked out blowing air and call the installer.
04-24-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By boilernut

When I test the safety's, I put my meter leads...

When I test the safety's, I put my meter leads across the pressure switch so I can see 24 volts when the switch is open, and nothing when the switch is closed. You shouldn't read anything across the...
04-21-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By boilernut

If you put the OEM part number of the original...

If you put the OEM part number of the original board in, most suppliers will cross the part number over to the generic if one is available.

I put a non factory 3 wire pilot assy on a furnace,...
04-18-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By boilernut

Agree, non factory replacement parts are a no...

Agree, non factory replacement parts are a no no...

Only a qualified heating agency is allowed to make authorized repairs.

Some do it themselves anyway :NO NO NO:

lol
04-16-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By boilernut

Based on that video, do you think you can trouble...

Based on that video, do you think you can trouble shoot the pick and hold feature on that gas valve? Maybe change all the parts to see which one fixes it? Most change the pilot assy which may fix it...
04-16-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By boilernut

Smile I will assume you have the pick-n-hold safety...

I will assume you have the pick-n-hold safety feature built into your furnace. The gas control, pilot assy work together to start the furnace. The pilot needs to be cold and in the pick position for...
04-15-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By boilernut

I worked on a furnace this year that did some...

I worked on a furnace this year that did some scary stuff similar to yours. The furnace running a long cycle would suddenly stop after about 15 minutes of running time. I suspected a low gas pressure...
04-15-15, 06:45 PM
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Views: 917
Posted By boilernut

Perhaps you have the famous 5 wire gas control...

Perhaps you have the famous 5 wire gas control with the 3 wire pilot assy?
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

cool! T's need to be really, really, close...

cool!

T's need to be really, really, close together to achieve proper water blending, if y'all decide to go that route. This is very true with boilers will little water capacity.
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

I would do whatever the experts suggest, follow...

I would do whatever the experts suggest, follow all the rules, size the piping correctly, most people don't have a clue as to what it's all about...that's normal, including me sometimes! lol
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

Make sure your plan is complete showing your...

Make sure your plan is complete showing your equipment, valves, safety systems, controls and sensor locations. They will usually add ideas and correct any errors in your plan. You can void the...
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

This is just a sample drawing I made...it's in no...

This is just a sample drawing I made...it's in no way approved by your boiler manufacturer. Develop your final plan and submit it to them for approval before you do anything. You can do a lot of...
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

Here's a simple set up with 2 boilers connected...

Here's a simple set up with 2 boilers connected below the main loop by Ts connected close together. This works well for the most part as the blending takes place between the Ts. The 3 zones...
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

It seems you already have it all figured out. :)...

It seems you already have it all figured out. :) I didn't see the pump on your drawing I guess?
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

I can see the blending above your coal boiler,...

I can see the blending above your coal boiler, but not sure how it blends to the oil boiler? What would cause the return water to pass through the blending valve above the coal boiler, then turn...
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

In drawing #2 it looked like any zone pump could...

In drawing #2 it looked like any zone pump could send cool water back directly to the oil boiler? Is this unit cast iron? If so I would make sure there's a short circuit so you blend some warm water...
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

Getting back to your set up there, I like the...

Getting back to your set up there, I like the second drawing better than the 1st lol.

It looks like your oil boiler could be blended with a dedicated pump between the supply and return to short...
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Views: 6,047
Posted By boilernut

It kind of [email protected]@ks like you have your boilers in...

It kind of [email protected]@ks like you have your boilers in series? lol

Re-do your drawings again and use pump symbols for pumps please!

It looks like you have a conflict with the direction of flow too!
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12-04-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,586
Posted By boilernut

You may have tripped the pilot safey? Pilot light...

You may have tripped the pilot safey? Pilot light heats the thermocouple that generates a little DC current which holds the safety system open in the gas valve.

So the pilot flame has to hit the...
12-04-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By boilernut

shop around for the board repairing boards...

shop around for the board

repairing boards is not a factory authorized repair generally...maybe a relay failure on the board?
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Views: 3,999
Posted By boilernut

You're going to get some smoke when you start the...

You're going to get some smoke when you start the unit. Once up to operating temp and the fire is established, smoke is a no no. Smoke means you're not burning the wood efficiently...no wonder you're...
12-04-13, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,479
Posted By boilernut

Sounds like you have a parts changer? Oh...

Sounds like you have a parts changer?

Oh well

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11-29-13, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,373
Posted By boilernut

I would have it serviced as a minimum since you...

I would have it serviced as a minimum since you don't really know what was done to it last spring?
The tech can look it over to see what it really needs. If it trips soon after every reset, it will...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,999
Posted By boilernut

after the unit is up to temp, does it smoke at...

after the unit is up to temp, does it smoke at the top of the chimney?

how tall is the main chimney?

is the main chimney diameter the same as the discharge on the stove where the connector...
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