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08-09-15, 05:08 AM
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Posted By George2002

The model number is GE RGB506EY1WH

The model number is GE RGB506EY1WH
08-08-15, 08:15 PM
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Gas stove burners only light sometimes

I have a 30' gas range. There are four burners on top and the oven underneath. . I ALWAYS get spark always when trying to turn any of the four burners. There are 2 spark igniters... one for 2 burners...
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Would it be foolish to worry that on a very cold...

Would it be foolish to worry that on a very cold night the wind will blow in a certain direction and freeze a pipe, even though the window opening is louvered and any heating pipes are perhaps 6 feet...
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Posted By George2002

i have a screen on there so that shouldn't be a...

i have a screen on there so that shouldn't be a concern. thanks again!
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yes... it is a 6unit apartment building. It's...

yes... it is a 6unit apartment building. It's been like this for decades. It was built in the early 1960's and the boiler is from the 1980's.

So crank the window slats all the way open year round...
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It is a Utica cast iron gas fired boiler.......

It is a Utica cast iron gas fired boiler.... about 300k BTU, standing pilot, from the 1980's

The "boiler room" is a closed off room with one solid door to the outside. It's about the size of a...
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Posted By George2002

Sooted Boiler

My boiler was running very hot and had some flames rolling out too. My heating guy opened it up and cleaned out the soot the best he could. It was completely sooted up. He blamed it on low amount of...
06-23-14, 08:59 AM
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Posted By George2002

Does turning off the water at the water heater...

Does turning off the water at the water heater stop the water from both the hot side and the cold side of the entire building... or do you have to turn off the main for that? Thanks!!
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Posted By George2002

Washing Machine Loud Noise

I have an Alliance/Speed Queen top loader washing machine model SWT220WN thats about 5 years old. The other day its started making a load whining and squeeling sound when its running, whether...
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Posted By George2002

Wax-Free Bowl Gasket

I have a toilet in a rental that the floor is not in the best of shape so the toilet rocks... and there goes the wax ring. The other day, I put a "number 10" wax ring on it, shimmed the toilet and...
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Posted By George2002

As promised, here are a few pics of the steel...

As promised, here are a few pics of the steel impeller I pulled out of that old Bell And Gossett pump. Based on the date code on the bearing assembly, it is from August 1961, which makes sense since...
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Posted By George2002

I wound up removing the Bell and Gossett pump all...

I wound up removing the Bell and Gossett pump all together, and installed a Taco 007 in its place. I now have heat in that zone so the flow control valve was not the issue to begin with.

I will...
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Posted By George2002

You mean you the entire cartridge... not just the...

You mean you the entire cartridge... not just the impeller, right? What is wrong with your current impeller/cartridge??

007-042RP - Taco 007-042RP - Taco Pump Replacement Cartridge TAC007-042RP...
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Posted By George2002

I tried opening the flo- control valve manually...

I tried opening the flo- control valve manually and the thing would not budge... I even loosed and even removed the packing nut, and still nothing. Gee.... its only 50 years old. :)

So I removed...
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Posted By George2002

Sounds good... thank you! Ever see them start...

Sounds good... thank you! Ever see them start leaking or break when you try to manually open one that hasn't been touched in ages.

What if I tried bleeding the zone that has the flow control...
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Posted By George2002

Flow control valve stuck closed??

It seems most times flo control valves get stuck open and then you have the zone too hot due to runaway heat. I am wondering if mine is stuck closed cause the radiant heat in that zone never reaches...
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Posted By George2002

Maximum Temperature for Radiant Heat

I have 6 zones in a 2.5 story building. The lower lever has radiant heat and the 2 other floors have baseboard heat. The boiler usually runs at 160-180 degrees and there is a mixing loop that mixes...
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Views: 2,068
Posted By George2002

This is an existing zone, similar to the other...

This is an existing zone, similar to the other zones. I didnt have any noise till I installed this pump. The other 2 Taco pumps are installed the same as this one and those are fine. I do have heat...
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Posted By George2002

Noisy Taco 007 pump

A couple weeks ago I bought a Taco 007 circulator and installed it the other day. The problem is that after I purged the zone properly and powered it up, I did get heat in the zone but the pump is...
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Views: 1,272
Posted By George2002

Are you saying the bearing assembly will...

Are you saying the bearing assembly will eventually lock up because of the water leak issue??

The other couple times I had bearing assemblies leak on me, I wound up getting air bound first. I...
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Views: 1,272
Posted By George2002

Boiler blowing fuses and solution

The other day I went into my boiler room in my apartment building and noticed something odd, given it was 25 degrees out... none of the 6 zones were running and the boiler temperature was all the way...
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Posted By George2002

I like the idea about using a Kill-A-Watt...

I like the idea about using a Kill-A-Watt meter... thank you!

Actually though, I believe if you advance the timer manually into defrost mode and the heater does turns on, heater and thermostat...
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Posted By George2002

Testing Defrost Timer

I read that you can ohm out a defrost timer in the two modes to see whether its good or bad. Does that nessarily mean that if it passes the test that its definitely good? I would think there's more...
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Posted By George2002

Radiant heat mixing valve adjustment

I have a 6unit apartment building with 6 zones and 6 booster pumps.... one for each unit. The 4 top units have baseboard heat and the 2 lower level units have radiant heat. These 2 lower units have...
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Views: 1,139
Posted By George2002

how old is the house? does it have a drum trap?...

how old is the house? does it have a drum trap? if so, the clog may be beyond the drum trap, at which point you have to remove the drum trap cover and run your cable from there onward
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