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Good Evening Gentlemen, What a day! Three trips...

Good Evening Gentlemen,
What a day! Three trips to Home Depot later and the leak has finally stopped. As you saw, I got the packing nut off but could not get the handle off even after using spay...
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I'm thinking the same thing. Thanks PJmax.

I'm thinking the same thing. Thanks PJmax.
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Posted By gdimauro

Good Morning NJT and PJmax, It took me until...

Good Morning NJT and PJmax,
It took me until today to get to that leaking boiler drain valve. Well, I managed to get it off and found the washer inside was broken in pieces. So I cleaned it out and...
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Posted By gdimauro

I was wondering if it had a packing nut that...

I was wondering if it had a packing nut that could be tightened but never really had to mess with one. I'll try to remove the handle and see if I can do something with it. The weather is supposed to...
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Posted By gdimauro

Hi NJT and PJmax, Well, I purged all three...

Hi NJT and PJmax,
Well, I purged all three zones and lowered the pressure 19 PSI. I monitored the boiler through a couple of heating cycles and the needle hardly moved at all and nothing blew. So I...
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I was afraid of that. Ok, I will check them out...

I was afraid of that. Ok, I will check them out and report back. Thanks again NJT.
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PJmax, ok my friend, thank you once again.

PJmax, ok my friend, thank you once again.
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Thanks for that PJmax! I wonder if I can have...

Thanks for that PJmax!
I wonder if I can have another question related to this. Sunday when I purged the zone with the power to the boiler turned off I saw that the pressure was around 10 psi....
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Posted By gdimauro

Hi NJT and PJmax, I replaced the whole valve...

Hi NJT and PJmax,
I replaced the whole valve and it's working as it should now. I posted a picture of the replacement valve in Photobucket.

Click on pic for larger view....
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Posted By gdimauro

Hi NorthMaine, The zone valves on my system...

Hi NorthMaine,
The zone valves on my system aren't sweated in. I can remove them with a wrench. I'll post pictures when I buy the replacement and swap out the old one.
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Posted By gdimauro

PJmax, thanks for your help. And NJT, that's a...

PJmax, thanks for your help. And NJT, that's a good thought about the corrosion. At this point I think I'm going to change the valve and try to clean up all that corrosion. I will post back to let...
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Posted By gdimauro

Ok, NJT. I disconnected one of the red wires from...

Ok, NJT. I disconnected one of the red wires from the bad zone valve and called for heat on a different zone. I then checked copper pipes on both zones and found them both to be equally hot. So it...
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Thanks NJT. Yes, that is crusty white stuff. I...

Thanks NJT. Yes, that is crusty white stuff. I guess I'll have to deal with that eventually too, right?
I disconnected one of the red wires like you said, and I fired up the furnace by calling for...
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Posted By gdimauro

Hi NJT, The boiler is a Hydro Therm HC-125C...

Hi NJT,

The boiler is a Hydro Therm HC-125C Serial Number QH-8730
The three Zone Valves are Erie Controls and each cover has the following info:

0767C0008GA01 0787
7/16 PORT MOPD 10 PSI...
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Posted By gdimauro

Zone Valve Issue

Hi Everyone,
I have a gas furnace hot water base board system with three zones. We've been living here almost 20 years and never had a problem with anything other than a thermocouple going bad a few...
01-26-09, 06:55 PM
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Posted By gdimauro

24 hours since I changed the thermocouple and...

24 hours since I changed the thermocouple and we're still going. Actually the flame on the pilot now looks good. There is no more yellow tinge to it. Hopefully this is it! Sir, thank you once again...
01-26-09, 04:22 AM
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Posted By gdimauro

Well Sir, It's Monday morning and we still have...

Well Sir,
It's Monday morning and we still have heat! YAY! I'm going to keep my fingers crossed. Thanks again for all your help.
01-25-09, 07:17 PM
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Posted By gdimauro

Sir, Still waiting for the cycle to end. I'll...

Sir,
Still waiting for the cycle to end. I'll shoot you an update.
Thanks so much.
01-25-09, 06:38 PM
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Posted By gdimauro

Dear Sir, Thanks again for your help. Here is...

Dear Sir,
Thanks again for your help. Here is an update:
It ran for around 3 hours but then it went out again so I changed the thermocouple. I had to loosen the manifold bolts in order to slide out...
01-25-09, 02:44 PM
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Posted By gdimauro

Thanks for the reply. I guess I need to remove...

Thanks for the reply. I guess I need to remove one of the burners itself in order to get at the pilot burner assembly. The bracket is part of the burner and I can't even imagine how to get the...
01-25-09, 12:56 PM
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Posted By gdimauro

standing pilot keeps going out

Hi,
I have a Hydro Therm HCC7-(487) natural gas, 3 zone furnace system probably installed in mid 80's and I live in north Jersey. Last week the pilot light went out on the furnace for the first time...
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