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07-29-09, 11:53 AM
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Mattison, Just wanted to check back in to...

Mattison,

Just wanted to check back in to Thanks you for your help on this one !!! After looking around the outside of the air handler, I ended up pulling the side panel off. I was surprised how...
07-22-09, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Scott_K

Ok. Multi-meter to confirm power, check. ...

Ok. Multi-meter to confirm power, check.

There are 2 pipes per air handler. One comes directly out of the air handler and one for the overflow pan. I thought it if the primary pipe was clogged,...
07-22-09, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Scott_K

Ok, I tried jumping the R, Y and G terminals with...

Ok, I tried jumping the R, Y and G terminals with no luck. I tried the R to Y and R to G and nothing happened. I also have an identical thermostat for my 1st floor, so I swapped them just to see,...
07-21-09, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Scott_K

Great. Thanks for your help !

Great. Thanks for your help !
07-21-09, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Scott_K

Thanks for the quick reply. I did see R, Y and G...

Thanks for the quick reply. I did see R, Y and G wires, but was hesitant to jump them. I had a similar problem with my heating where I had to jump wires to turn it on. In the end, it was a part...
07-21-09, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Scott_K

Bad thermostat ?

My a/c unit on the 2nd floor did not kick on last night. I check the breakers, replaced the batteries in the thermostat and did a quick look for anything out of the ordinary, but didn't see...
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Posted By Scott_K

If I see I only have to buy the electrical...

If I see I only have to buy the electrical portion, then I'd do that. I checked out a local plumbing supply by me, and he never heard of the brand. He said he only sells honeywell.
Now that I'm...
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Posted By Scott_K

The micro switch looks like it's only held in by...

The micro switch looks like it's only held in by 2 screws. However, with this type of zone valve, I can push a plastic button in, pull off the entire electical houseing in one piece and it leaves...
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Posted By Scott_K

Ok Grady. Thanks for your help. I guess I have...

Ok Grady. Thanks for your help. I guess I have to replace the zone valve (whoa those suckers are pricey). I've been checking all of the connections and everything is tight and snug.
Thanks for...
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Posted By Scott_K

Thank you for walking me through this Grady. I...

Thank you for walking me through this Grady. I disconnected the 2 red wires from the zone valve. There is no continuity when the valve is open.
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Posted By Scott_K

The relay does not click when the valve opens. ...

The relay does not click when the valve opens.

I put a jumper across the terminals at the relay, the relay clicks and the circulator turns on....interesting...
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Posted By Scott_K

2 Black wires go power and thermostat. ...

2 Black wires go power and thermostat.

Thanks Grady
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Posted By Scott_K

There are 4 lines. The 2 red ones go to the...

There are 4 lines. The 2 red ones go to the thermostat screws on the switch relay. Didn't look where the black ones go....checking....
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Posted By Scott_K

Well, no continuity when I disconnect those 2 red...

Well, no continuity when I disconnect those 2 red wires. :(
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Posted By Scott_K

Does this help ? ...

Does this help ?

http://s155.photobucket.com/albums/s317/Scott_Kwo/?action=view&current=121_2115.jpg

Thanks,
Scott
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Posted By Scott_K

When I say auxilary switch, I believe it is a...

When I say auxilary switch, I believe it is a zone valve. It is an gray box mounted on the pipe that feeds back into the boiler.

It is a Zone Z111000 by Caleffi (24 VAC / 6.5 W / 7VA / 5A 250V)...
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Posted By Scott_K

Taco 007 won't kick on

I have a boiler that runs both steam (1st floor) and hotwater system (2nd floor). I know it's not the most ideal setup.

This problem started a few weeks ago. The thermostat on the 2nd floor...
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Posted By Scott_K

Thank you all for your responses ! I'm...

Thank you all for your responses !

I'm starting to dig on the sites recommended and learning this little by little.

Thanks Again,
Scott
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Posted By Scott_K

Wow Who ! Thanks for the thourough explaination....

Wow Who ! Thanks for the thourough explaination.
Ok, I think I understand the basics of the open steam system vs. a closed hot water system a little better now.

I'm not sure what you mean by a...
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Posted By Scott_K

Here's the info on the label of the pump: ...

Here's the info on the label of the pump:
Cartridge Circulator
Model 007-F5
1/25 HP
3250 RPM

The Taco electric box is SR 501

.....so I'm guessing this is cast iron....which it shouldn't be...
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Posted By Scott_K

Thanks for the feedback ! The water in the...

Thanks for the feedback !

The water in the glass tube on the side of the boiler is a brownish rusty color.

How often am I suppose to drain it ? And where do I drain it from ? I think
there...
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Posted By Scott_K

The pump and the box for the electrical are both...

The pump and the box for the electrical are both green. The box has a "Taco" label on it. I'm not sure if the pump is the same brand. I'll have to look at it closer when I get home.
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Posted By Scott_K

Question Pump making noise

Hi All,

I have a 2 zone system. The first floor is steam heat. The second is hot water baseboard. They're both running off the same furnace. The second floor was new construction a couple of...
11-20-06, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Scott_K

I'm going to treat all of them as non-ic rated...

I'm going to treat all of them as non-ic rated canisters. Better to be safe.

Thanks again,
Scott
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Posted By Scott_K

As messy as it sounds, I'd pull the plaster and...

As messy as it sounds, I'd pull the plaster and bring it down to the studs. Then insulate it with batts, vapor barrier and put up the rock.

If you put foam board and then rock over it, how do you...
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