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Forum: Water Heaters
03-08-19, 09:56 AM
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Posted By MikeCL

I wonder how hard is it to get a replacement? I...

I wonder how hard is it to get a replacement? I had to run down to Home Depot to get a quick replacement this would help offset the cost.
Forum: Water Heaters
03-07-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By MikeCL

Bad breaker found out when pushing on it

Bad breaker found out when pushing on it
Forum: Water Heaters
03-07-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By MikeCL

Electric water heater problem

this is a odd one with the elements all connected Iím not getting any voltage reading from L1/L3 but when no elements are connected Iím showing around 201v with 2 4500w elements it should be 240? Iím...
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Posted By MikeCL

Yeah it does, my guess why the color did not...

Yeah it does, my guess why the color did not match at the T-stat end was they must of spliced the wire because they ran short or whatever.. on the flipside I have a new wire tracer tomorrow starts...
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Posted By MikeCL

Never mind I switched the W & Y wires and it's...

Never mind I switched the W & Y wires and it's good now, and it is commercial.

Thanks for the help
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Posted By MikeCL

Motor valve is a Honeywell ML6984a4000 Old...

Motor valve is a Honeywell ML6984a4000

Old thermostat is a Honeywell Not sure if this is the model.. T26A 1003

When I removed the radiator panel someone had scotch tape on the red wire from the...
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Posted By MikeCL

Question Zone valve working in reverse

It all started off with seeing someone disconnected the 24Vdc lead.. I ended up changing the 60's thermostat to a mercury free..

Now here is the odd part, on the wall T-stat side I have 3 wires.....
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

You can't see the last picture I posted with the...

You can't see the last picture I posted with the sight glass? I uploaded it here
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

I don't understand I see them just fine

I don't understand I see them just fine
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

The top of the sight and lower 4128641287

The top of the sight and lower 4128641287
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

If I can find my own set at home first :)

If I can find my own set at home first :)
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Posted By MikeCL

I don't know the diameter of the glass or the...

I don't know the diameter of the glass or the thickness.. Also this glass has a red line to help with viewing.
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Posted By MikeCL

Sorry just seeing this I think it's another term...

Sorry just seeing this I think it's another term for isolation valve.

This stuff was done all in the early 60's It was not too hard to find the pipe from the circulator pumps goes right to the...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

Mcmaster carr sells just the glass and grainger...

Mcmaster carr sells just the glass and grainger sells the whole assembly.. but I was doing a little searching here and on each end of the glass are seals? Since the tank was already full and the...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

It seems to be from the glass sight.. do they...

It seems to be from the glass sight.. do they have replacements? Something to seal it with?

It seems like the glass seals with some type of rubber on the ends? I can reuse it then? when the boiler...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

What the hell the tank is waterlogged again! And...

What the hell the tank is waterlogged again! And the pressure on the boiler is about 17 psi.
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Posted By MikeCL

It was the transformer that was bad.. after I...

It was the transformer that was bad.. after I replaced it came right on..

Now if you can help be figure out why the boiler keep calling for heat when no thermostats on and it's 68F outside I will...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

Looks like the transformer is bad.. And this...

Looks like the transformer is bad..

And this is the motor valve on it

https://customer.honeywell.com/en-US/pages/product.aspx?cat=HonECC%20Catalog&pid=ML6984A4000/U
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Posted By MikeCL

All I can see in the radiator is looks like a...

All I can see in the radiator is looks like a transformer on a junction box I can try and get a picture of it but it's in the most hard to reach spot.. As for the bleeding of the radiator I'm still...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

Good news! I came back this morning, expansion...

Good news! I came back this morning, expansion tank was not waterlogged and the boiler was holding pressure at 13 psi and water was not being added to the system via a small flow.

The bad is the...
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Posted By MikeCL

Why I say it might be the leaky valve is because...

Why I say it might be the leaky valve is because of these two reasons..

1.) the boiler had no pressure when operating and the valve and the cold water feed where all on

2.) boiler started to...
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Posted By MikeCL

How long does to take the tank to fill and be...

How long does to take the tank to fill and be steady? Without the fast fill it seem like it would take ages.. The boiler pressure held at 13 psi as it was nearing the cutoff point the pressure...
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Posted By MikeCL

Because this building has a lot of piping should...

Because this building has a lot of piping should I fill to 15 psi? Right now with the system cool it's a little under 10 psi.. I assume I fill the boiler then open the isolation valve.. now do the...
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Posted By MikeCL

It's rusted so I can't turn it nor do I want to.....

It's rusted so I can't turn it nor do I want to.. so what I have been doing is when the water stops coming from the hose I disconnect from the tank and let air flow in, blow into the hose and...
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Views: 1,174
Posted By MikeCL

Well I isolated the tank and draining it now.....

Well I isolated the tank and draining it now.. However I think the tanktrol valve needs to be cracked open a bit? I hear the tank gulping but I'm also using a garden hose which is not helping.. my...
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