With out a doubt Working on A Residential Oil
fired Boiler, or Gas fired Boiler, is the thing I love the most about the Heating
I could work on them every day of the week. As a result I feel
that I can help any one solve there oil fired boiler or Gas fired Boiler
problems. It could be a Weil McLain Peerless Boilers American Standard Burnham Hydro-Therm. Dunkirk Crane Or any other Brand Oil Fired Boiler or Gas Fired Residential Boilers. You give me the symptoms and I will Give you step by step instructions on how to solve your heating problem. Look at the items below so that when you ask your Question you will be able to give better details about your problem so that I can give you a better answer.
Is a Gauge it shows your Boiler Temperature and Pressure. In most cases the pressure should be between
12 and 20 PSI
And the temperature should be between 170 f and 190 f
is a picture of an auto air vent on the left and a taco zone valve on the right,
The auto air vent lets air out of the heating system
The Taco zone Valve opens when you turn the thermostat up and allows the hot
water to flow through your heating system.
Is Your Expansion Tank It Absorbs the expansion of the water when it is heating.
It is not your Hot water Tank
is a vent Damper Most newer gas Fired Boilers have them
The gray box strapped to the pipe is a secondary Aquastat that you may not
have on your boiler but SHOULD
It will stop your boiler from being a run away (never shutting down till
something blows) Very Dangerous
This Is A dielectric union I personally don't think they should be put on
boilers (unless your local plumbing code requires it)