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    MPO 147 Lockouts

    Wear04,

    If all of your combustion figures are looking good, the cad cell resistance value is within the limits and teh fuel pump is not drawing excessive vacuum, I would focus on draft as the...
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    RE: MA Homeowner

    I am sorry to hear about your V83 problem. By your description, what your technician is pointing to is the supply pipe connection to the boiler. If you are seeing a "mass" or buildup at that...
  3. Noisy Fan Assembly

    Dougster,

    There really isn't much that can be done to adjust or tweak the fan assembly since it is in an enclosed metal assembly. At this point in time I would ask that you contact me at the...
  4. Induced Draft Fan

    The induced draft fans are only supplied, installed and available to Burnham as complete assemblies from the fan manufacturer. They are covered under the one year parts warranty from original date of...
  5. Dougster

    The Independence PV "Power Vented" boiler has been out for several years and has been a very dependable boiler. Any noise you may be hearing with the induced draft fan assembly could be a number of...
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    SCG Problem

    Assumably you are still running this one with the patch cord to the blower. Has anyone concentrated on the blower relay as the possible cause of this? Changing blowers would have isolated the blower...
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    RE: Burnham MPO Lockouts

    Wear04,

    There could be any number of things causing your loclouts. To be able to pinpoint the problem I need to know a little about your system. Are you getting your oil from the tank by gravity...
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    RE: Thermostat Problems

    One concern I have regarding this question is the age of the boiler. You have stated that the boiler is 29 years old but Burnham has only been configuring its gas boilers with vent dampers since...
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    You're Welcome

    You are most certainly welcome and thanks again for thinking of Burnham.
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    Wiring L7248C

    Sorry for the delay in responding as I somehow missed this one. The L7248C has no provision for receiving a signal to operate for just the high limit circuit from an external zone. The only way...
  11. Followup

    Beckman,

    As far as I can remember from past e-mails, you provided me with only the Installation Supervisor's name and the homeowners name, addess and phone number. I still don't know what your...
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    And.......

    That's correct Leo and if you want to add a few more they would be Burnham Foundry, Bryan Boiler, Burnham Commercial Steel Boiler, Kewanee (consolidated into Burnham Commercial Steel), Thermal...
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    That's Correct BeenThere

    Crown is a part of the Burnham Holdings family of heating companies and we have made several of their section assemblies for some time now.LowPressureGuy is probably referring to the V7 issues that...
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    RE: MPO Controls

    Sounds to me like we need to do a little sales and marketing work in your area if none of your local contractors know about the MPO boiler! As John has already stated, the MPO can handle return water...
  15. Also

    Regarding the answers that one of our Customer Service agents gave you regarding the piping I would probably have to say that she may have been thinking "Hot Water Boiler" when she gave you that...
  16. Steam Boiler Piping

    I have been following this thread for the past several days and am now seeing it going in the wrong direction. Please contact me regarding this situation and I will see to it that your installer is...
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    Circulator Location

    Burnham does ship most of it's boilers with the pump not mounted. We kept the pump on the V8 due to requests from rather large oil companies that asked that we do so. The other models do not have the...
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    Nuisance Lockouts

    I will have to agree with the others that if this is happening as frequently as you say that there is something external causing it. As stated, this could be an inability to get the oil to the burner...
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    Pump Placement

    As Noel stated, the reason the pump has been mounted on the return of the V8 has more to do with installer demand than anything else. Burnham shows and states in the Installation manual to utilize...
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    RE: Pilot Problems

    The boiler you have there in Montana is a Series 206 model that was originally configured for LP from the factory. If gas valves and multiple thermocouples have been replaced then I too would suspect...
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    Pilot Outage

    It is not the nut for the pilot gas tubing that should be black, it is the housing that the tubing inverted nut threads into that should be black if it is for LP. Many of our distributors do not...
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    Pilot Outages

    Nuisance pilot outages are sometimes a difficult thing to pinpoint the exact cause of. When a gas boiler is converted to LP the Pilot Assembly must be part of that conversion. A simple way to check...
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    BTUH Outputs

    I'm not entirely sure why you are comparing a 4 section MPO with a V83 or WGO-3. A 3 section MPO or MPO-147 has a greater output than a V-83 or WGO-3. As a comparison the V-83 has a Net IBR Hot Water...
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    Thanks guys

    Thanks Guys,

    I don't ever expect everyone to like me, our company and our products. All I ask is for someone to keep an open mind to the issues that all manufacturers encounter from time to time....
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    RE: Best Boiler

    Well....my last Camry went through a muffler every two years and I ended up with some pretty severe body rot around the rear wheel wells after 3 years. Was it well maintained and serviced.....yes....
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    OK

    beenthere,

    OK....Thanks for the kind words.
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    Best Boiler

    rasmussen6880,

    Curious! If you have not seen the Burnham MPO in action then how could you possibly say that Buderus is the best? I can name about 150 oil companies in New England alone that used...
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    Best Boiler

    oil lp man,

    Pretty much all manufacturers have a limited lifetime warranty on Hot Water Boilers and it isn't because they don't leak. Every manufacturer has their share of leaks. The more they...
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    Oil Smell?

    I can't necessarily speak for Peerless but I would expect that one or all of three things may be causing this. One would be the seals or gaskets on the canopy and cleanout openings of the boiler not...
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    Steam Boiler

    bjd,

    Nice language my friend! I must say you add a real touch of class to this site and the industry as a whole. For a site where a person can't even post a contact e-mail address, I'm truly...
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    Steam Boiler

    beenthere,

    This is a steam boiler not a hot water boiler. The V7 issue you had to deal with was a Hot Water boiler which carries a MUCH longer warranty. This issue is not prevalent with the...
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    RE: Steam Boiler

    Kathy,

    The warranty that is in the back of your Homeowners Manual very clearly states that Steam Boilers are only covered for a period of Ten Years against defects in materials and workmanship. It...
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    RE: Steam Boiler

    Kathy,

    As you are already aware, this boiler is well beyond the steam boiler warranty period. When you spoke to our Customer Service Agent, who's name and number you have, she informed you the...
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    Steam Boiler

    CasTurbo

    About the only time you will see a crack on a steam boiler is when it has been dry-fired. Based on the information supplied on this site and by e-mail, this does not seem to be the case....
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    TinMan

    Tinman,

    I absolutely love your last comment regarding "being open minded". We and other boiler manufacturers used to mount the pump on the return and ship it that way simply as a convenience and...
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    C3/C4 Boiler

    Nuisance lockouts are one of the most difficult symptoms to properly diagnose. A qualified technician should be trained and equipped to find the problem that is causing this. It could be a dead spot...
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    Steam Boilers

    bjd,

    I have absolutely NO idea what you are talking about. Burnham has not lied to anyone regarding any of our products. The Warranty supplied with each and every boiler states that the boiler is...
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    Burnham Steam Boiler

    Kathy,

    In response to your post here and your direct e-mail to me, I will again reiterate what may be happening here. First off, to bjd, oillpman and casturbo, this is a Steam boiler and NOT a Hot...
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    Steam Problems

    I can appreciate your frustration with this but in reality "Burnham does care" or I wouldn't be on this site on my own time addressing your situation! And please don't accuse me of giving you...
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    dtlithonia1

    As already stated by some of the people here, there can always be issues that may occur when changing out a steam boiler. Nrar boiler piping can have some play in this but in most cases it has to do...
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    V907 Startup

    A barometric damper is used to control the over-fire draft as chimney conditions vary. If you are able to maintain the proper positive pressure both in the firebox and at the breech damper and still...
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    V907A Startup

    Above and beyond the good responses you have received already, I will make some suggestions regarding the combustion and control side of this boiler. This is a pressure-fire boiler that will be...
  43. In answer to your questions

    No, the problem has nothing to do with the PH of the boiler. What you might be referring to is Steam Boiler difficulties regarding PH imbalance, excessive makeup water and/or improper venting.

    No,...
  44. Boiler Selection

    John's advice regarding looking into the Burnham MPO (Multi-Pass Oil) is very good advice. Comes equipped with standard off the shelf controls and very dependable Beckett Burner that just about...
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    Power Supply

    The seperate power supply is required to keep the RTC system active in the event of something happening with the burner power supply. As long as the system pumps and control system are active, we...
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    Thanks Jim!

    Nice to see you on here and to ask how this thing ended up. I was curious about it myself. Even though there was no discussion of water temperatures here, your advice for a blend pump is good advice....
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    Thanks Noel

    Well said Noel and thanks for the compliments.

    Glenn
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    Independence

    The Independence Gas Boiler is the only gas steam boiler we offer in smaller residential proportions. This one has been a workhorse for many years now and will continue to be for many years to come....
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    Boiler

    I would assume that you are looking at the Burnham Independence because you have a Steam System and not a Hot Water System. If this is the case, neither Veissmann or Rinnai make a steam boiler. As...
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    RE: V9 Setup

    If you are getting a -.25" w.c. in the flue pipe, then there is something wrong with the setup of the power venter. If this is a Field SWG model Power Venter, there is an adjustable damper in the...
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