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SPott thanks for the detailed info. I have...

SPott thanks for the detailed info.
I have ordered it online. Once I get it , i will start installing it and maybe will bother you more if i get stuck :)
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Posted By Vsmartin

so I don't need to install transformer to power...

so I don't need to install transformer to power the t-stats. Just run wires from t-stat to the Taco relay.
And do i have to connect ZC and ZR?
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Posted By Vsmartin

Proper wiring for the boiler

Guys,

Oil fired boiler with DHW coil, 2 zones, 2 cirs, 120v t-stats.

old aquastat connected to zone 1 through junction box. (no relay switch or anything). Second cir connects directly to 2nd...
01-08-20, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Vsmartin

Could be gas pressure issue . check gas inlet and...

Could be gas pressure issue . check gas inlet and outlet pressure if you have manometer.
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Posted By Vsmartin

I checked the drain ,seems alright. What exactly...

I checked the drain ,seems alright. What exactly should i be looking for?
Like I would I know if the drain is bad/leaking?
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Posted By Vsmartin

No its not the shower pan that is squishy. Its...

No its not the shower pan that is squishy. Its the floor on the other side of the shower wall and it's vinyle floor.
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Posted By Vsmartin

i don't think it's clogged. The water is not...

i don't think it's clogged. The water is not backing up.
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Posted By Vsmartin

Basement shower leak

Hi,
My basement standing shower is leaking. Can'y figure it out where it's leaking from.
Surrounding wall on the other side of the shower, is damp and floor feels squishy with water bubbles if...
06-26-19, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Vsmartin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nm-CR_3mP4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nm-CR_3mP4

Edging with reciprocating saw. I did it myself on my overgrown sidewalk and then you can
just use string trimmer to maintain it.
06-26-19, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Vsmartin

Use a reciprocating saw if you have one.

Use a reciprocating saw if you have one.
06-17-19, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Vsmartin

Check the run cap or try replacing it and see if...

Check the run cap or try replacing it and see if that solves the problem.
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Posted By Vsmartin

you can check the pressure , if it reads zero...

you can check the pressure , if it reads zero then definitely , it's full of water. if it gives any other reading then probably the rubber diaphragm is still in tact and it's still good.
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Posted By Vsmartin

If pressure is building up , expansion tank is...

If pressure is building up , expansion tank is most likely water logged, as mentioned by Pjmax.
You have to replace the tank and prv.
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Posted By Vsmartin

Old tank was full of water , so no good. But I...

Old tank was full of water , so no good.
But I have #30 tank , so I will replace 15 with 30 and hope for the best.
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Posted By Vsmartin

I still have the old tank , its # 15. I wanted to...

I still have the old tank , its # 15. I wanted to put in size 30 tank but the space is tight.
I have to maneuver the elbow 180 deg so i can hang a bigger tank.
But will try to put in the new tank....
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Posted By Vsmartin

checked the label it says reducing valve set at...

checked the label it says reducing valve set at 12 - 15 psi
relief valve set at 30psi
But I bought this from big box store so maybe it's bad out of the box.

Yeah gauge seems a bit off but i...
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Posted By Vsmartin

Well i will dig deep into it but now facing with...

Well i will dig deep into it but now facing with another issue.

Relief valve was leaking , so i change rellief/Reducing valve combo and put in a new expansion tank as well.

Bled the system...
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Posted By Vsmartin

Yes both t stats are line voltage. Zoesdad...

Yes both t stats are line voltage.

Zoesdad there are 2 flow control valve (red and green).
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Posted By Vsmartin

More pics of the set up...

More pics of the set up...
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Posted By Vsmartin

Well, reasons are 1. Aquastat is not...

Well, reasons are

1. Aquastat is not shutting off the boiler at high limit. It seems high limit does not work at all.
2. As you mentioned, cold showers sometimes.

Upgrading the controls won' t...
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Posted By Vsmartin

I will get more pics tomorrow. The wires to the...

I will get more pics tomorrow. The wires to the aquastat are coming from a junction box.
Junction box is feeding burner, aquastat and the other circ.

Spott, you are spot on ;) , i found the other...
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Posted By Vsmartin

Guys, I agree with you. It doesn't make sense....

Guys, I agree with you. It doesn't make sense. But I checked again, it is hooked up directly to the breaker.
I turned off the breaker, it turns off. I am posting a pic but it;s bit dark.
Spott, I...
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Posted By Vsmartin

Circulator does not run all time. I checked it...

Circulator does not run all time. I checked it runs on and off.
I can see only one wire coming out of it going to breaker panel.
Aqua stat is old one honeywell L4018b1013, which is also acting up,...
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Posted By Vsmartin

Bell and Gossette Circulator

Hello,

Newbie here. My hydronic heating is very old . It has 2 zones with 2 circulators.
One of the calculators, B and G, is wired directly to the electric panel by passing aquastat.
my question...
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