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J, Burnham had a lot of trouble with the V7 and...

J,
Burnham had a lot of trouble with the V7 and V8 and had recalls on both because of bad cast sections made in China I believe. The sections were so thin they leaked, especially the ones with...
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Do you have a mixing valve on there. With the tub...

Do you have a mixing valve on there. With the tub faucet on only hot check the hot water out pipe at the coil to see if it stays hot until the boiler comes back on. If it does then check the pipe...
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This brand doesn't seem too common. Below is all...

This brand doesn't seem too common. Below is all I could find, even with going on the Wolverine Brass sight which didn't list anything. If you must replace I would go with a more common brand, but...
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A, Depending what brand you have there may be...

A,
Depending what brand you have there may be an element replacement so you don't have to change the whole valve. Pics of the coil and mixing valve would be helpful if you still need help.
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Posted By spott

Do you have a mixing valve on there. With the tub...

Do you have a mixing valve on there. With the tub faucet on only hot check the hot water out pipe at the coil to see if it stays hot until the boiler comes back on. If it does then check the pipe...
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By spott

A, You have to turn on your low limit again so...

A,
You have to turn on your low limit again so your boiler will turn on and will maintain temp for your domestic hot water. With the LL shut off you are running your boiler as a cold start and will...
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Posted By spott

L, What specifically would you like to know....

L,
What specifically would you like to know. I reread my post 6 and realized that I neglected to mention to open all the isolation valves and return the zone valves to the auto position and open...
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Air accumulation in hydronic systems is on-going....

Air accumulation in hydronic systems is on-going. Air bubbles rise to highest points of system when circulator is not active. Feel air scoops at boiler and periodic venting at lowest system level, is...
07-14-20, 04:33 PM
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Posted By spott

If you haven't found the problem yet this is just...

If you haven't found the problem yet this is just a shot in the dark. Did antone cover your return air registers to prevent return air from getting back to the unit. You will only get as much air out...
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L, No need to go into my disapproval of auto...

L,
No need to go into my disapproval of auto vents on most occasions such as yours because you have had first hand experience with their uselessness on loop systems.

As was previously stated by...
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L, These are a couple thoughts I have about...

L,
These are a couple thoughts I have about your system. It really isn't piped that bad. The first thing I would do is put a Spirovent on the supply pipe but you need a special design made for...
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Posted By spott

D, Isn't this just a duplicate of your other...

D,
Isn't this just a duplicate of your other post. Same questions I thought were answered. Anything in this post that was missed in the other. Could you please specify.
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D, Isn't this just a duplicate of your other...

D,
Isn't this just a duplicate of your other post. Same questions I thought were answered. Anything in this post that was missed in the other. Could you please specify.
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Views: 224
Posted By spott

The GO-5 BURNER has an F6 head and a 3 3/8 static...

The GO-5 BURNER has an F6 head and a 3 3/8 static plate with a larger nozzle.

The GO-4 BURNER has a F4 head and a 2 3/8 static plate and a 1.25B nozzle.

To answer your question you can use...
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Posted By spott

The GO-5 BURNER has an F6 head and a 3 3/8 static...

The GO-5 BURNER has an F6 head and a 3 3/8 static plate with a larger nozzle.

The GO-4 BURNER has a F4 head and a 2 3/8 static plate and a 1.25B nozzle.

To answer your question you can use...
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Views: 388
Posted By spott

D, The difference is with the knob on max, say...

D,
The difference is with the knob on max, say the boiler was off on high limit when a call for heat or hot water came the pump would circulate the hot water from the boiler until the sensor sensed...
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Posted By spott

D, If you go to the sight below and click on...

D,
If you go to the sight below and click on install instructions and then go to page 6B and 8 it will explain what these controls do and you can play with them until you are comfortable. It is...
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Posted By spott

D, D o you know you are dealing with 2...

D,
D o you know you are dealing with 2 different temps controls or actually 3 counting your mixing valve..

Your boiler water is controlled by your boiler aquastat, your Indirect is controlled by...
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Posted By spott

S, Unless you have a good size job and need a...

S,
Unless you have a good size job and need a lot you would be better off with the sharkbite as geo suggested. You will need special crimpers for the pex and they are not cheap just for a couple of...
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Views: 340
Posted By spott

Sounds like it was definetly well worth all the...

Sounds like it was definetly well worth all the updates.
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Posted By spott

L, There wqouldn't be a clog in the pipe if...

L,
There wqouldn't be a clog in the pipe if that's what you mean or it wouldn't be returning to the boiler or it would at the very least be restricted. To clean the finns you just pop off the...
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Posted By spott

This sight might give you some help. I put in...

This sight might give you some help. I put in 1/2" but if it's 3/4 just type in whaterver you're looking for in the search box. There is also a phone number and they are very helpful. I you want pex...
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Posted By spott

L, There a few factors that go into a heat loss...

L,
There a few factors that go into a heat loss calculation. One is the building material used such as insulation etc. When you figure the heat loss of an individual room then you can figure how...
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Posted By spott

, The gap had nothing to do with the baseboard...

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The gap had nothing to do with the baseboard giving off more heat. You may have had more element in that room. As far as the quarter round molding at the top my guess is that they did not remove...
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Posted By spott

M, The gap had nothing to do with the...

M,
The gap had nothing to do with the baseboard giving off more heat. You may have had more element in that room. As far as the quarter round molding at the top my guess is that they did not...
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