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"Final Answer" on my problem.

All - returned home from business trip Friday and got the verdict from my hvac professional who makes a lot of money off of me!

The pressure reducer valve was indeed bad, and the water feed going...
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Guys - thanks for your help so far - had to go...

Guys - thanks for your help so far - had to go catch a flight for business - left the system - it was heating, but think that it indeed was a matter of not monitoring ofr a while. Think the...
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Ok - two more trips to HD...filled boiler to 12...

Ok - two more trips to HD...filled boiler to 12 psi using the garden hose method. Turned the boiler back on and have flow throughout the system, so indeed the uponor citcuits/valves are working...
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Update...took the strainer nut off the pressure...

Update...took the strainer nut off the pressure reducer, looked squeaky clean. Just for kicks I turned the cold water supply on, and got nothing coming out of the valve, even if I flipped the...
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OK - back from my odyssey of trying to get some...

OK - back from my odyssey of trying to get some things accomplished on a Sunday in Madison (we still ban car sales on Sunday...rumor has it the Puritans left town just before I got here).

Could...
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OK then...off to HD for pressure gauges while the...

OK then...off to HD for pressure gauges while the boiler cools

Pictures in case it helps http://s1128.photobucket.com/albums/m494/dnspade/

Not sure if the img code is working, but it is...
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As a former New-Englander I appreciate the...

As a former New-Englander I appreciate the ingenuity and the thriftiness. Unfortunately I don't have the parts in the house, so, before I go on that trip to HD (or harbor freight)...this will give a...
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Posted By dnspade

OK - back at it here with tool box, bike pump,...

OK - back at it here with tool box, bike pump, laptop and camera all ready to go.

Same basic status as of last night. Tried the adjustment of the fill valve, and have gone down half the length of...
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Definitely the lower one. Tried to activate it...

Definitely the lower one. Tried to activate it again and it just flops freely as if it's not triggering something. Am knocking off for the night but will be at it in the morning.
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Mike - thanks again - relative novice in the ways...

Mike - thanks again - relative novice in the ways of plumbing - "fill valve pin bottoming in the actuator"??
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The mystery continues - all valves are in the on...

The mystery continues - all valves are in the on position, pressure still zero, and the fast fill valve doesn't feel like anything is happening. The only other clue I have is that there is a little...
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Thanks - will recheck the valves, but thought all...

Thanks - will recheck the valves, but thought all were open. Is there a chance that the gauge itself has failed?
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No flow in radiant floor, no pressure at the boiler, no spring in WI.....

Have radiant floor system with 3 zones controller, 3 thermostats, 4 MVAs on one brass manifold (all Wisbro/Uponor including 2 MVAs replaced earlier this year). Have read elsewhere that switches...
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