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Forum: Water Heaters
02-12-14, 05:47 PM
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Posted By xmasbaby63

Converting from boiler hw to stand-alone wh

Currently have an oil-fired boiler that provides domestic hw. Thinking of installing a stand-alone electric wh; rates in the area make it cost effective.

My question is, what do I do with the tank...
08-17-09, 11:11 AM
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Views: 3,326
Posted By xmasbaby63

Last update

It was the direct vent tube. Apparently it had become clogged.
It's the simple things. :wall:

Now, Beer 4U2
08-17-09, 06:10 AM
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Posted By xmasbaby63

New update

Ok, after thinking about this last night in bed, I went down to check a few more things.
The primary output that should go to the burner motor (orange) goes to the power venter (Tjernlund). Two...
08-16-09, 03:26 PM
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Posted By xmasbaby63

Sorry for the confusion. By blower, I mean the...

Sorry for the confusion. By blower, I mean the vent blower. We have a horizontal stack, the blower is the stack vent.
When I hit reset, the I can hear the stack blower and spark. I am positive the...
08-14-09, 06:48 PM
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Views: 3,326
Posted By xmasbaby63

I hear the spark at the igniter and the blower,...

I hear the spark at the igniter and the blower, but it sounds as if the motor is silent. Tonight, I did a "feel" test. Hit the reset, blower and spark were present. Motor was quiet and I felt...
08-14-09, 10:43 AM
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Posted By xmasbaby63

I will check that tonight, but I was...

I will check that tonight, but I was thinking...with ac voltage, does the polarity matter?
In addition, the pump works on reset, so there's correct voltage at some point.
Now what is happening is a...
08-07-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,326
Posted By xmasbaby63

Arrrgh. Checked the voltage; hooked up wires at...

Arrrgh. Checked the voltage; hooked up wires at the wire nuts to the valve and hit the reset switch. 120 volts and no ignition.
Changed the valve and same thing; on lock-out, flashing light, i hit...
08-05-09, 04:32 AM
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Views: 3,326
Posted By xmasbaby63

This has me thinking now...on a call for heat, it...

This has me thinking now...on a call for heat, it apparently delivers no fuel and goes into safety mode. If I'm there when it does this and hit the reset button, it fires up.
If I'm not there, it...
08-04-09, 02:16 PM
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Views: 3,326
Posted By xmasbaby63

update

Grady,
This problem suddenly appeared, so I kinda discounted the bad wiring; no one has done any work to the unit recently.
After replacing the motor, ignitor, and primary control with units that...
07-15-09, 06:28 AM
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Posted By xmasbaby63

Trouble with Beckett

Hi all,
Sorry if this has been addressed before, but here goes....

Have a Beckett AFG that is having trouble firing. Primary is a Honeywell R7184U19004.

When the safety switch on the primary...
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