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An update: I have relieved all pressure from the...

An update: I have relieved all pressure from the system, lowered the expansion tank's PSI to about 12-15 PSI (that's as accurate as my bike pump will go) and also lowered the temperature on the hot...
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Thanks. Will do that today when I get back home.

Thanks. Will do that today when I get back home.
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This weekend, I have replaced the expansion tank...

This weekend, I have replaced the expansion tank with a brand new 4.5 gallon one. Air pressure of the tank was set to 25PSI. Unfortunately, that did not fix the problem. I did more checking and it...
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30 PSI (same as the old one)

30 PSI (same as the old one)
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According to the label, my boiler's limits are: ...

According to the label, my boiler's limits are:

Steam 15 PSI
Water 50 PSI
Minimum relief valve capacity: 125 MBH or LBS/HR
Maximum operating temperature 250F

Here is the label and today's...
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spott, I think you have found the issue. The...

spott, I think you have found the issue. The simple knock test on the expansion tank sounds like it is full of water. Considering its age, the bladder most likely is gone so I will replace the whole...
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Pressure valve leaking even after replacement

I have a gas furnace that powers my hot water storage tank and baseboard heat. The pressure valve started to leak when furnace is heating up the water. I thought the valve is old and leaking so I...
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