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04-04-14, 12:24 PM
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Should I install it inline with my existing duct...

Should I install it inline with my existing duct work. I have one unit supporting the basement and main floor of my home. I have one return in the basement and one in the main portion of the house. I...
04-04-14, 08:26 AM
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Whole house dehumidifier advice

I am in the process of finishing my basement in a house built in the 1950s. I am about to install the drywall and I am on the fence about a whole house dehumidifier. Previously I used two portable...
02-15-14, 04:52 AM
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Posted By kcc0521

Where to buy wholesale HVAC Supplies (duct, Boots registers)

I am installing my own heating systems and I need a good source for duct supplies at wholesale prices. I bought the units from ACwholesalers but their supplies such as flexible duct seem high. Any...
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Posted By kcc0521

Quick help need on location for additional valve to bleed air

I am in the middle of a kitchen renovation and I need to drain the system to remove a baseboard. Since I was told previously that my system does not have a valve in the correct place to properly...
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Posted By kcc0521

Thanks for the help. I have had all the valves...

Thanks for the help. I have had all the valves open and closed many times. They are currently all open and it appears to be air trapped in the system that I can't get out on the second floor. Does...
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Posted By kcc0521

Still Struggling

I really appreciate all the advice you all have offered and I hope to get it fixed this weekend. I have not messed with it during the week because it is working for the main level and I am scared i...
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I am not sure which type I have. How can I tell...

I am not sure which type I have. How can I tell the difference? When bleeding each baseboard individually which one do you start with? Not all my baseboards have bleeders. There is one bleeder in...
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Posted By kcc0521

I know that I had pressure on the filling hose...

I know that I had pressure on the filling hose because I had a Y fitting on it and I opened the empty side just to verify water was flowing.

I unhooked the drain from the faucet, turned the...
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Posted By kcc0521

I think I do have it hooked up correctly. I am...

I think I do have it hooked up correctly. I am feeding water into the boiler from the boiler drain at the very bottom of the boiler and have a hose hooked to valve number two to drain into a bucket....
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Posted By kcc0521

I hooked the water hose to the drain as described...

I hooked the water hose to the drain as described an closed and opened valves as you suggested. I am not sure what was preventing it from flowing. It started flowing out initially then it stopped and...
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Posted By kcc0521

Update

I tried to bleed the system through the boiler drain as described below and it did not work as described. The water would not back flow through the system. Only about a gallon of water cam out the...
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Posted By kcc0521

Is the circulating pump normally feed a hot when...

Is the circulating pump normally feed a hot when when the furnace is activated by the thermostat?

I was curious if the flange size was standard. I am going to bleed the system as you described...
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Posted By kcc0521

I think it is actually wired to run when there is...

I think it is actually wired to run when there is power to the boiler whether it is on or not. It is tied directly to the hot wire coming to the boiler. How do I determine what flange size my pump is?
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Posted By kcc0521

I agree with you and I am planning to try to...

I agree with you and I am planning to try to bleed it in the morning. I thought it was a long shot it would bleed through the same line it was fed through. It would be great if it is only air in the...
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Posted By kcc0521

Thanks for all the help so far. I will try that...

Thanks for all the help so far. I will try that procedure in the morning. I hooked the hose to the drain on the boiler this morning just to see if it had water in it. The thing that puzzles me is it...
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Posted By kcc0521

Thanks for the information. I know there is...

Thanks for the information. I know there is voltage to the pump. I am having trouble determining if it is running though. How can I tell if the pump is running? One thing I find strange is the pump...
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Posted By kcc0521

I do not see a link to a manual above. The...

I do not see a link to a manual above.

The boiler is a Teledyne Laars Model JVT125N dj

The gauge goes up fast but I didn't notice it jumping when it was making the noise. The pipes do tend to...
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Posted By kcc0521

I did not see a bypass installed as shown above....

I did not see a bypass installed as shown above. I have all valves open as far as they go.

I sketched a diagram of my boiler piping and attached it on the Google link below. I also included a...
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Posted By kcc0521

I will get a gage and verify pressure tomorrow....

I will get a gage and verify pressure tomorrow. It does sound like it could be kittling. I have only one zone from what I can tell. I did not check the expansion tank pressure after I refilled the...
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Posted By kcc0521

What does the coupler look like? I am new to...

What does the coupler look like? I am new to working on these things. I though you were talking about the pump.
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Posted By kcc0521

Yes it does. When I bled the system I used the...

Yes it does. When I bled the system I used the hose connected on the other side of the boiler and turned the blue valve off next to the valve the hose is connected to. I also added pictures of the...
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Posted By kcc0521

I am pretty certain but I will double check. the...

I am pretty certain but I will double check. the boiler just started making that loud noise today and I have been using the heat for a month or so since I bled it. You should be able to see the grey...
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Posted By kcc0521

https://plus.google.com/116257167195145066164/post...

https://plus.google.com/116257167195145066164/posts/bGWHHcamtke

The link above should take you to pictures. I hooked a hose to the valve at the to pf the supply like and closed the return valve. I...
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Posted By kcc0521

It is making the clanking noise the whole time...

It is making the clanking noise the whole time the boiler burner is going. It quits when the burner shuts off. I am not sure how to tell if the circulator is running. It shows about .6 amps when I...
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Posted By kcc0521

The pressure was about 10-11 and temperature was...

The pressure was about 10-11 and temperature was around 100 when it turned on and starting clanking and the pipes were shaking. The pressure went up to about 15-16 and temperature went to 190. It is...
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