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Thanks and will update again

Thanks, Grady. I'll update again, after I meet with the furnace installer.
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Posted By AndyHouse

Thanks to Grady and Pete

Grady and Pete, thanks for your replies!

In answer to your questions, there are two flues, and the second is a fireplace flue with the cleanout door that appears in the photo. No issues with that...
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Posted By AndyHouse

More photos

Here are two more photos:
- Looking down the flue from the roof
- Exterior of chimney

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Broken flue due to new oil burner installation?

I'm helping a friend with her chimney problem.

She hired a contractor in December (5 months ago) to replace her home oil burner. I noticed yesterday during a visit that there was efflorescence on...
01-03-13, 10:33 PM
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Posted By AndyHouse

Grady, Thx for the advice. >> ... turn...

Grady,

Thx for the advice.

>> ... turn the burner blower wheel by hand. Is it stiff? <<

I was trying to communicate the level of stiffness, when I wrote in my first post:

>> The motor...
01-03-13, 12:48 PM
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Posted By AndyHouse

PJmax, Thx for responding ... ... but,...

PJmax,

Thx for responding ...

... but, no, you're talking about the "other" reset. The CAD eye causes the primary control button to trip if there is no flame. I'm talking about the overload...
01-03-13, 11:47 AM
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Posted By AndyHouse

oil burner motor overloads

The overload button on my oil burner motor occasionally trips it has tripped three times in the last 6 months. This causes the relay that monitors the flame to also trip.

I have unfortunately...
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Posted By AndyHouse

Thanks for your comments, furd. I don't think...

Thanks for your comments, furd. I don't think this was called a water-saver, but it does have a smaller tank than the old 1959 models. Its owner says this toilet was never a "great flusher", but it...
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Posted By AndyHouse

Slow toilet drainage

I'm trying to fix a 1980's toilet with the classic problem of slow drainage. Upon flushing, the water rises quite high in the bowl ... and drains slowly, not moving all the solids and toilet paper...
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Posted By AndyHouse

Thanks

Thanks to Xiphias, Radioconnection, and Grady for your help. I scraped the flanges, steel wooled them, reassembled with the O-rings with Form-A-Gasket. No leaks. And I have heat in that zone now...
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Posted By AndyHouse

O-ring at Taco circulator pump flange

I'm replacing a Taco 007-F3 circulator pump with a new one that is Taco 007-F5. The new one came with O-rings (with a rectangular cross section) and the old one appears to have had a standard gasket...
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