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Posted By djpardi

NJ, I was poking around the site and remembered...

NJ, I was poking around the site and remembered that I never posted about the failure mechanism of the circulator pump.

I took a good look at the bad pump and everything seemed to look normal...
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Posted By djpardi

Interesting web page I found on a guy that...

Interesting web page I found on a guy that describes why he doesn't like high efficiency stainless steel boilers:

30 Reasons Why Cast Iron Boilers are a Better Value Than Stainless Steel or Cast...
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Posted By djpardi

Hey NJ great to hear from you. Yes that was a...

Hey NJ great to hear from you. Yes that was a crazy thread/problem. I still have not taken apart that damn pump to see why it failed but do promise to get to it and add it to the thread.

*edit*...
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Posted By djpardi

Help Picking New System for Oil to Gas Conversion

I have done a brief search and read several threads but have not found any good ones that compare system/brand types and describe pros and cons. Can someone post a link to a thread where I can get...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-03-14, 06:39 AM
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Posted By djpardi

fixed it! Looks like the old baffle was...

fixed it!

Looks like the old baffle was 95% ok and most likely didn't need to be replaced. THe extensive burning / melting on the part that did break off was most likely from sitting on the...
Forum: Water Heaters
04-01-14, 08:53 AM
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Posted By djpardi

Hi Lawrosa, I am tmpardi's brother and we...

Hi Lawrosa,

I am tmpardi's brother and we are going to replace the baffle this weekend. The baffle is initially installed at the factory so the manual didn't have any instructions to install or...
03-23-14, 06:48 PM
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Posted By djpardi

Boiler details: American water heater company ...

Boiler details:
American water heater company
Power flex
Model num: PVG62-75T75-3NOV
03-23-14, 06:38 PM
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Posted By djpardi

Ok so my system is natural gas and the water...

Ok so my system is natural gas and the water boiler has a pilot light but the burner does not turn on. There are no safety switches and looks like all electronics are in blower box on top unit.
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03-23-14, 02:25 PM
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Posted By djpardi

Ok I have the same exact issue. I will dig...

Ok I have the same exact issue. I will dig through this thread to see if I can figure out the issue
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Posted By djpardi

I do have a stack of fire wood but I don't have...

I do have a stack of fire wood but I don't have the 55 gal drum. Haha

Everything is still working fine. And I do want to take apart the old pump. I will let you know what I find. Unfortunately...
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Posted By djpardi

You got it. But maybe we should wait for the...

You got it. But maybe we should wait for the spring time when its a wee bit warmer out.
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Posted By djpardi

NJ thanks so much for your help. I just changed...

NJ thanks so much for your help. I just changed out the circulator pump and zone 3 return got hot instantly. Also now getting heat in zone1. It was a very easy job

If your in Massachusetts or ever...
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Posted By djpardi

OK I wont install the pump backwards but I'm sure...

OK I wont install the pump backwards but I'm sure its easy to do!

I will order the pump today.

Just a question though... when do replace the cartridge vs. replace the whole pump? Is it better...
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Posted By djpardi

Ok Well looks like it cost just under 100 bucks...

Ok Well looks like it cost just under 100 bucks for the pump. Probably $300 to have a plumber install it.

The link below has the same specifications as my pump and cost $75 it looks like I need...
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Posted By djpardi

wow it does seem easy... I should have been a...

wow it does seem easy... I should have been a plumber :-)

Replacing a Circulator Pump - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFou8--DOWU)
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Posted By djpardi

well it seems logic NJ! I agree to that. It...

well it seems logic NJ! I agree to that. It also seems do-able.

So I sounds like the pump should slide out from each end once the electric is disconnected and 4 bolts are removed. I'll look...
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Posted By djpardi

Nj a additional comment to post #65. When zone 2...

Nj a additional comment to post #65. When zone 2 the working upstairs zone calls for heat should the return line rapidly get hot or should this take a few minutes if the pump is operating normally?
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Posted By djpardi

Sequoiasoon, Thanks for the info. Yeah I am...

Sequoiasoon,

Thanks for the info. Yeah I am sure the other zone valves were closed, I could feel tension on the manual leveler indicating it was closed.

I agree I wish my system had ball...
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Posted By djpardi

:madhell: NJ! I knew I was forgetting to...

:madhell:

NJ! I knew I was forgetting to post something last night.

I wanted to mention that I noted after I turned the system back on I noticed the pump was making a low gurgling type of...
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Posted By djpardi

OK here's the latest... After the new...

OK here's the latest...

After the new installation of the expansion tank and a week passing I still don't have heat in zones 1 or 3

I decided to try to bleed the system again...

I drained...
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Posted By djpardi

Hey NJ, I'll have time this weekend to work on...

Hey NJ, I'll have time this weekend to work on the Boiler. Actually will have a relatively low key weekend
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Posted By djpardi

Updated diagram Top drawing basement level ...

Updated diagram

Top drawing basement level
Bot drawing main floor

Thick lines on interior represent baseboard locations

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Posted By djpardi

Ok thanks NJ luckily my main zone operates...

Ok thanks NJ luckily my main zone operates normally so it's not extremely critical. At least I have a cool new addition to my expansion tank

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Posted By djpardi

I opened all 3 zones manually and only 2nd zone...

I opened all 3 zones manually and only 2nd zone baseboards get hot. This is the main floor zone. 2 basement zones are still cold.

For zone 3 pipes get hot after zone valves for about a 10'...
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