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I don't know how else to explain there not being...

I don't know how else to explain there not being 24V on either of the two T terminals or the fact that jumpering the two Ts doesn't suck the relay down when there is 120V on L1....
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Went back to the unit today and did some more...

Went back to the unit today and did some more debugging while I wait for UPS to get here.

Measured voltage across both T terminals and B2 and got 0V on both. I'm thinking it's a bad 24V...
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It's model L8148A1017. It's an exact replacement...

It's model L8148A1017. It's an exact replacement for what was there before it fried.
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Correct, 120V coming In and and manually...

Correct, 120V coming In and and manually manipulating the relay fires the burner and runs the circulator. The relay does not close/open when jumpering the two T terminals.
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Honeywell L8148 Aquastat sanity check

Got a new L8148 aquastat today for one that fried last week. Got it all wired up, flipped the switch, nothing. After confirming that I had a call for heat from at least 1 thermostat I jumpered the...
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I found the issue, I pulled the wire out of the...

I found the issue, I pulled the wire out of the BX between the aquastat and the circulator and found this a quarter of the way up the run. Sorry for the potato picture but the hot is completely...
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Honeywell L8148 Aquastat Arcing

I have a 1 year old L8148 Aquastat on an Oil Boiler that was just replaced last year due to a short (which was assumed due to an active water leak) behind the relay.

The boiler just attempted to...
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Cool, thanks for the advice. Reading this...

Cool, thanks for the advice.

Reading this thread: https://www.doityourself.com/forum/boilers-home-heating-steam-hot-water-systems/478566-how-replace-my-beckett-afg-series-burner-motor.html

it...
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Posted By sniperpiper

Thanks Guys, I ordered a replacement motor: ...

Thanks Guys,

I ordered a replacement motor:

https://www.supplyhouse.com/Beckett-21805U-Beckett-PSC-Burner-Motor-1-7-HP-3450-RPM

as I think this is capacitive vs split phase?

And I ordered...
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Posted By sniperpiper

Or ya know I could be resourceful and google it...

Or ya know I could be resourceful and google it myself. This what you're talking about?
...
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Thanks Grady, That's good insight about the...

Thanks Grady,

That's good insight about the Ohm reading relation to the burn.

Now I've seen several other posts about bad motors (even one that had a bad spot on the winding causing...
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Thanks Spott, Would you suggest replacing...

Thanks Spott,

Would you suggest replacing the Iron core with another Allanson Iron Core transformer or go with a Solid state (either Allanson or Becket as it appears Supply house has both...
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Ideas wanted for exercising the nuisance trip demon from my oil boiler

Hello All

16 year old Smith Boiler with a Beckett oil burner and Iron Core ignition installed in a small damp crawlspace. Acquired the property back in May, hired a local HVAC company to do $1500...
03-17-13, 11:51 AM
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Yup, went out to lowes this morning and got a new...

Yup, went out to lowes this morning and got a new 30/50A 4 prong surface mount outlet. Cut the run back about 4" to expose new wire. Secured wires in the terminals and mounted the outlet up on the...
03-17-13, 08:27 AM
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Posted By sniperpiper

Within the past year. An electrician was not...

Within the past year. An electrician was not involved in installation.
03-17-13, 08:18 AM
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Posted By sniperpiper

Yup, 3 insulated (RWB) and 1 bare ground. 10 AWG.

Yup, 3 insulated (RWB) and 1 bare ground. 10 AWG.
03-16-13, 02:35 PM
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Posted By sniperpiper

Thinking about how I confused the hot with the...

Thinking about how I confused the hot with the ground terminal caused me to go back and look at the piece of wire which "melted" off from the run inside the terminal box. I had mistaken a green...
03-16-13, 02:29 PM
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Posted By sniperpiper

I misspoke, the terminal that is completely...

I misspoke, the terminal that is completely melted is a hot not a ground, fyi.
03-16-13, 01:56 PM
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Posted By sniperpiper

Dryer outlet short/melting?

Howdy,

We have a fairly recently installed dryer/dryer outlet that caused the circuit breaker to trip the other day about 30 seconds into a drying cycle. Not really questioning it, I went band...
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Posted By sniperpiper

Thanks PJ. I was going to replace the system with...

Thanks PJ. I was going to replace the system with one of those bussed systems. They look nice. However, I'm selling the house and was looking for a cosmetic fix so that we don't have any heart...
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Posted By sniperpiper

Here is a picture of the touch plate relay...

Here is a picture of the touch plate relay structure. <Gasp><Shock><The Horror!>

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AS you can kind of make out, there appear to be what I would consider screw holes at the bottom there
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Posted By sniperpiper

Yup, I can certainly get a picture. Might be...

Yup, I can certainly get a picture. Might be there never was a cover but the structure definitely looks like it would accept a 3 sided cover.
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Posted By sniperpiper

Old Touchplate lighting system relay housing cover.

Hello,
I own a house that was built in the 1950's and has the infamous touchplate lighting system installed. (Uses low voltage relays to turn lights on or off) At some point the previous owner...
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