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    No problem while I was away. Came back and...

    No problem while I was away.

    Came back and turned on boiler again and later that evening had a funny mothball type smell in house. Called FD and they detected some low levels of CO and thought...
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    Yes, potable hot water. It does sound like...

    Yes, potable hot water.

    It does sound like the expansion tank that will be installed upon my return will likely solve my problem.

    I'm just looking to feel more comfortable that leaving the...
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    The sprinkler guy said he doesn't see how it's an...

    The sprinkler guy said he doesn't see how it's an expansion tank and that he's never seen this in 35 years. He thought the boiler guy should have changed out the pressure release value anyhow. He...
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    Thank you so much all. I'll be able to relax...

    Thank you so much all. I'll be able to relax much more now. Sure, pics seems fair :) Going on a cruise out of Miami.

    Wife won't be happy about no HW in the morning though, lol.
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    Yes, it's an Weil-McLain boiler and Weil-McLain...

    Yes, it's an Weil-McLain boiler and Weil-McLain indirect hw heater.

    I will shut off power to the whole boiler and turn off the water input to the boiler. I will keep the house water on and let...
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    I really appreciate the replies. Obviously has a...

    I really appreciate the replies. Obviously has a homeowner who doesn't understand this stuff, I'm very worried. Plus, we had a fairly catastrophic boiler issue in the past. Hopefully you'll stick...
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    The boiler has an expansion tank, yes, but the...

    The boiler has an expansion tank, yes, but the boiler guy who was just out says that the HW heater should have had an expansion tank installed when the sprinklers were installed.

    if the boiler is...
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    I don't think that's something I'm going to want...

    I don't think that's something I'm going to want to do myself and the Boiler tech didn't seem to want to do that said he was 110% sure that an expansion tank would be needed.

    I think the sprinkler...
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    HW Heater Pressure Relief Valve Leaking

    We just had a sprinkler system installed yesterday and I just noticed that the HW heater pressure relief valve is dripping hot water occasionally.

    I had the boiler tech just come out and he said...
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    Had a couple of very cold days here now and...

    Had a couple of very cold days here now and everything seems to be working right. No one complaining about AM showers. I guess it was indeed a bad aquastat.
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    The guy today thought it was the aquastat and...

    The guy today thought it was the aquastat and replaced it. Guess we'll see if that does it.
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    Second guy was out here the other day and blamed...

    Second guy was out here the other day and blamed it on too high a flow from the showers or a mad mixing value somewhere in the house. I measured the flow and both showers are probably right around...
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    Last night the house heat wasn't on much, if at...

    Last night the house heat wasn't on much, if at all. First shower got lukewarm after about 5 minutes. Confirmed heat for other 2 zones was off. Second shower about 30 minutes later was hot for the...
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    First person out yesterday didn't fix it. He did...

    First person out yesterday didn't fix it. He did something with the relay on the HW heater and then we ran the water and he showed me how it started calling for HW heater after a bit, so looked like...
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    Ok, hopefully someone who knows what they are...

    Ok, hopefully someone who knows what they are doing comes. This issue has come up before and not sure it's ever really been fixed.

    Pretty sure I have multiple circs. Checking it at the sink, not...
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    Logically, priority doesn't make sense to me as...

    Logically, priority doesn't make sense to me as I've turned the other zones way down and see the same issue.

    Also, just got home and it never wound up calling for HW all day. If I crank the temp...
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    Anyone have any ideas? I'd really like to make...

    Anyone have any ideas? I'd really like to make sure the repairman coming tomorrow figures this out, so any suggestions here that I may be able to mention to him might be of help.

    This isn't...
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    Hot Water Problem

    Hello,

    I have a weil-mclain gold oil boiler with a weil-mcclain gold 38gal indirect hw heater.

    I seem to be running out of hw way too soon. Never had the problem all summer/fall while the...
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    That's interesting. I am a former customer of...

    That's interesting. I am a former customer of General's. Their techs were very good.

    Another full service oil company I just spoke to had a very interesting option.

    They'd sell variable...
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    Just to come back around...I wound up signing...

    Just to come back around...I wound up signing with a full service oil company. They came in with a "teaser" price that was maybe $.15-$.20 more than COD oil (and $.25-$.30 less than most other full...
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    Tough room. Not sure how anyone gathered that...

    Tough room.

    Not sure how anyone gathered that there's disagreement on what a "fair price" is. I've not really talked any dollars.

    As skippedover pointed out, the problem is that I'm really...
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    Wow, now I'm even more confused. So you are...

    Wow, now I'm even more confused.

    So you are saying that a company that services oil systems at a fair price and is reliable doesn't exist?

    I either need to go with the full service oil...
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    Oil Boiler Maintenance Company?

    I'm on Long Island (central) and I'm trying to figure out how to best handle my Oil Boiler Maintenance/Oil purchasing going forward.

    I have a 6 year old Weil-McLain boiler and Weil-McLain indirect...
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    I've got that in process yes, but I'm also here...

    I've got that in process yes, but I'm also here to learn myself.

    What am I misunderstanding with my questions? Isn't the indirect hw heater neither gas or electric?
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    Oh, I'm not touching anything myself and my...

    Oh, I'm not touching anything myself and my contractor is capable of piping a WH and replacing an aquastat, but I'm just trying to get an idea of what things to tell him to look at that it might be....
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    Neither. It's an indirect HW Heater connected...

    Neither.

    It's an indirect HW Heater connected to an oil boiler. Please keep the ideas coming.

    Thanks!
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    Yes, I think it did just start. I'm measuring...

    Yes, I think it did just start. I'm measuring with a meat instant thermometer, but it should be pretty close.

    My contractor who does plumbing too is around and can help (like replace aqustat,...
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    Same at all faucets. Plus shouldn't the heater...

    Same at all faucets. Plus shouldn't the heater only make water up to 120 anyhow?
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    Problem with HW Heater Temp

    The other day I had the water from the kitchen sink running hot and noticed that it was scalding. I measured it at 150 degrees.

    I looked at the Weil McLain indirect HW Heater we have and the...
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    Still not sure what the grin is for. I really...

    Still not sure what the grin is for. I really would like to understand this all better. It's not my thing. I'm sure I'm asking silly questions.

    Still would be hoping someone can reply to my...
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    Sorry about that. Without linking to the site...

    Sorry about that.

    Without linking to the site this time, the product that the contractor was told about is call Flomagic.

    I still hope someone can respond to the inquiry in my previous post.
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    My contractor spoke to a local plumbing supply...

    My contractor spoke to a local plumbing supply store and they suggested this as an option:

    No lins to direct purchase sites allowed.

    Is that something that might be worth doing? It costs...
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    Wow, that's a lot of stuff. I can't imagine...

    Wow, that's a lot of stuff.

    I can't imagine many people do all of that.

    You'd think there would be more water disasters.

    I don't want to go overboard, but I'm also very scared something like...
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    So what exactly does stopping the boiler from...

    So what exactly does stopping the boiler from firing help? If the boiler is firing in a low water situation will it destroy the boiler/burner?

    What about helping with the situation I had where...
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    Could you maybe point me to links for those items...

    Could you maybe point me to links for those items so I can understand exactly what you are talking about?

    What exactly does each do?

    I recently had a pretty major flood. I'm not sure exactly...
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    Water Alarm / Shutoff

    I'm looking to install a water leak alarm / shutoff.

    I'll have it professionally installed.

    I have a Weil McLain oil boiler with a Weil McLain indirect WH has well.

    What should I be looking...
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    Optimal Hi/Lo Boiler Settings

    I live in NY and have a Weil Mclain oil boiler with an indirect HW heater.

    I have a Honeywell device that controls the temps.

    What are my optimal hi/lo and differential settings?

    Right now...
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