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House is 30 yrs old. We took over the house 10...

House is 30 yrs old. We took over the house 10 yrs ago. We turned off the system 4 years ago due to a circulator leak. I just fixed the circulator this year and decided to get the system running...
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Pipe rust + leak, possible to fix myself?

Hello,

Trying to figure out if this is fixable myself. I have a Weil-Mclain boiler.
Already replaced the expansion tank, changed out the circulator for the water.
Replace the psi gauge with a...
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this is the bulb i bought ...

this is the bulb i bought
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07FF98K4P/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02__o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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help with removing ballast

I'm trying to convert my tube lights to use LED. bought some LED tubes on amazon and it was suppose to be able to adapt to a ballast without bypass. but, it looks like it's having some issues so they...
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looks like a half inch to me, rather than a...

looks like a half inch to me, rather than a 1/8"
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Thanks spott I'm running 18psi for the...

Thanks spott

I'm running 18psi for the system now.

I found this vent to have a very very slow bubbling from the vent hole.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/oPqQgA6zXcHJKM9d6
Should I replace this?...
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Posted By twkid

Spott Have a question about C wire. Looks...

Spott

Have a question about C wire. Looks like my system is very old and only has 3 wires.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/jj19KJAsuESJkoA4A

Installed the Nest Thermostat fine. It's working to...
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Talking Finally went up into the attic. the pipes were...

Finally went up into the attic. the pipes were dead cold. found the drain valve and did a bleed. after couple gallons all the air is out and everything running fine now. time to buy new NEST...
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Posted By twkid

So 20psi on my system is accurate? Doesn't look...

So 20psi on my system is accurate? Doesn't look like the PSI change on that gauge when water is heated.

This is the two Carrier fans on the bottom of the basement in the crawl space...
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I went into the crawl space and found 2 Carrier...

I went into the crawl space and found 2 Carrier Fan systems. These two control basement and 1st floor. The pipe connected to each of these did have a electric valve that had "auto" and "manual"...
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Posted By twkid

https://photos.app.goo.gl/KDz4FUW6EFpUFXhs6 New...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/KDz4FUW6EFpUFXhs6
New Pressure Gauge installed

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Lq1kJk7AW52AaCuR7
New Expansion Tank, checked to be 12psi before install
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i know, it's on very tight, don't have enough...

i know, it's on very tight, don't have enough clearance.
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Posted By twkid

Thanks, ordered the Viega 15055 gauge to clip...

Thanks, ordered the Viega 15055 gauge to clip onto the pipe. Also ordered a new expansion tank to replace the old one.
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Posted By twkid

The original people who installed for this house...

The original people who installed for this house had another pressure gauge installed on one of the pipes. This is why i'm asking if replacing that gauge will give me an accurate pressure for the...
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Posted By twkid

hey, decided that I won't go force that...

hey, decided that I won't go force that temp/pressure gauge off.

I took off this gauge easily and ordered a new one on Amazon. When removed it was stuck at that pressure. Also it was filled with...
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https://photos.app.goo.gl/mMqRFRMq1Yf7Ukgo9 ...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/mMqRFRMq1Yf7Ukgo9

Afriad to break something.. And my wrench doesn't fit to well
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Posted By twkid

Took off the bottom gauge near the red handle...

Took off the bottom gauge near the red handle water valve. That gauge is stuck and dead at constant PSI even when removed.

I'm trying to figure out if the temp/pressure gauge mounted on the...
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Posted By twkid

Red ball valve is left open all the time. I...

Red ball valve is left open all the time. I tested when bleeding the system that the bell shape thing was working. When I release some water from the valve, then you can heard the water feed through....
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Posted By twkid

Looks like this gauge isn't showing PSI it's...

Looks like this gauge isn't showing PSI it's showing pounds per square feet
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​​ if this is the case 32 pounds per square feet should be okay?

the gauge here seems to be showing PSI...
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Posted By twkid

Swapped the Taco pump... Connected to the...

Swapped the Taco pump... Connected to the boilder, the steam valve is no longer releasing steam, but the guage shows 30psi cold and around 38psi when the system is running and i think the temp guage...
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Posted By twkid

Yes, it ran fine until the old pump started to...

Yes, it ran fine until the old pump started to leak.
I think one goes up becuase there's a fan unit in the attic. Then the other runs downward becuase theres a fan unit below this floor. I believe...
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Posted By twkid

Relief valve comes out from the boiler. Orange...

Relief valve comes out from the boiler.
Orange highlight (supply line?), pipe comes up from the top of the boiler then connects to a T pipe that goes up and down.
Green highlight (return line?), T...
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Posted By twkid

here's two more pics, does that help? ...

here's two more pics, does that help?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/7jKVhWHveMBY9AKo9
https://photos.app.goo.gl/H7iKnxDnxK3nj6pd6 (https://photos.app.goo.gl/7jKVhWHveMBY9AKo9)

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Posted By twkid

This is the supply line... Here I can shutoff the...

This is the supply line... Here I can shutoff the water and open the valve to let the water feed the boiler.

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Posted By twkid

Using another picture to make sure we are on same...

Using another picture to make sure we are on same page.
Yes when boiler was on, the psi hit 40+ and the air vent was steaming air out

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