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ESGWheel, those fine black particles you...

ESGWheel, those fine black particles you mentioned earlier might be able to be removed by a dirt separator sold by Supply House or sold locally. Might be worth it to check it out.
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ESGWheel, thanks for the pictures, those should...

ESGWheel, thanks for the pictures, those should convince the old boy that it is impractical. Taco most likely made that pump with a un-repairable cartridge.
He told me today that the pump starts and...
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Vermont, I think I read where you can mount the...

Vermont, I think I read where you can mount the pump vertical with the motor up if you have a higher pressure on the system, Like maybe 20 psi cold. I am not putting any money on it though.
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Furd, When I put my first system in back in about...

Furd, When I put my first system in back in about 1974 I used the advice of a heating professional (or I thought I did). I built my current house in about 1984 and used the first guys layout...
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Vermont, looks kinda like the pumps environment...

Vermont, looks kinda like the pumps environment determines the pump life. Thanks
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sdodder, when I get my room re-piped I plan...

sdodder, when I get my room re-piped I plan putting in a device that will help filter out dirt and other particals if anr are in the system.
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sdodder, on another site the pros went through a...

sdodder, on another site the pros went through a big discussion on where the pump should be placed. some said where yours (and my current pump) is placed is old school and the pump should now be on...
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ESGWheel, how long did your old pump last? If...

ESGWheel, how long did your old pump last? If you post pictures I will show them to him and maybe he will change his mind. Or if it is possible maybe he will try and fix his.
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Vermont, I am going to print off the replies I...

Vermont, I am going to print off the replies I have received and let the old boy take a look at them. I would bet he still tries to fix it and takes it apart. It might not be till spring, but when he...
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sdodder, Is your pump pumping towards the boiler...

sdodder, Is your pump pumping towards the boiler so the water passing through the pump has cooled off after going through the zone or zones? Are you using something to catch dirt particals? I am in...
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This pump is 8 years old and I think I see where...

This pump is 8 years old and I think I see where Taco warrants the pump for 3 years. What is the life expectancy of a Taco pump? I am wanting to re-pipe my boiler system in the boiler room and I am...
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Taco 007 cartridge

I have an 84 year old friend with a taco 007 pump that is making noise. I showed him a cartridge on the supply house web site but he wants to hope it lasts till spring and see if he can fix the old...
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PJmax, What I was wanting to do is send 110 volts...

PJmax, What I was wanting to do is send 110 volts to the oil boiler and fire the burner, nothing else. When the water temperature in the boiler reaches 140 degrees the circulating pump will come on....
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PJmax, If I am understanding this the burner will...

PJmax, If I am understanding this the burner will only fire if the TT terminals are shorted, and when a zone calls for heat the thermostat shorts the TT terminals.
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RJmax, Sorry I thought this would be another...

RJmax, Sorry I thought this would be another topic.

The RA89A relay is for a separate wood boiler circuit. I am wanting to find out how a oil boiler control works.

If I understand your answer...
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TT terminals on boiler control

On my oil boiler I have a Type R8182 E Aquastat protecto relay. Doesn't the TT terminals on this relay need 24 volts from the thermostats to turn on the circulating pump? On this control you can not...
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Geochurchi, I just tested the transformer that...

Geochurchi, I just tested the transformer that powers the zone valves and relay and got 28 volts. I am thinking that the relay that was wired in and I by passed the switching part of it no longer...
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Furd, These relays were bought new in 1980 and...

Furd, These relays were bought new in 1980 and have not seen much use. I have two of them. One of them was wired up for only a day or so, then disconnected. The other one was used for a few years...
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PJmax, In the upper right hand corner of the...

PJmax, In the upper right hand corner of the relay there is a mechanical device that closes to make the circuit. That mechanical switch has bound up a few times and and did not turn the pump on and...
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PJmax, Each zone has its own Honeywell V8043 E...

PJmax, Each zone has its own Honeywell V8043 E 1012 zone valve. Each thermostat basically just turns on the same pump to supply water to any one or more zones wanting heat. I was wanting a control...
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Honeywell Relays

I have a wood boiler closed system hot water heating system in my house. I currently use a Honeywell RA89A relay to turn the circulating pump on and off as the thermostats call for.There are four...
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That is real complicated to explain. This should...

That is real complicated to explain. This should explain it.
http://www.taco-hvac.com/uploads/FileLibrary/SelectingCirculators.pdf
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I used a infrared temp gun to shoot the return...

I used a infrared temp gun to shoot the return water temperature on the three zones last year. I had to restrict the flow some on the bedrooms zone and also the living room, dining and kitchen zone...
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I am trying to re-plumb my system and thought I...

I am trying to re-plumb my system and thought I could get some local professional help. There is plenty if they can do the entire job. Check your private messages.
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Hello NJT, This system was put in back in 1985...

Hello NJT, This system was put in back in 1985 and I feel the wrong circulator was installed. The installed pump is a Bell and Gossett series 100 and from what I have read it does not have enough...
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