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Old 11-27-2012, 09:40 AM   #1
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I think my heater coil is plugged with scale on my oil fired boiler. Is there a way to clean it without removing it.

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Old 11-27-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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What makes you think this? Are you meaning the insides (where the water is) of the exchanger core or the outside surface (fire side) of the core?

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Old 11-27-2012, 04:05 PM   #3
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If your referring to a tankless coil, they can be cleaned. but not something easy to do the first time you are trying it.
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If it's the domestic hot water side I agree with been it's probably not an easy thing to do diy. You need to acid clean it by hooking up hoses and a pump and running that through then neutralize it and disconnect everything. What makes you think it's dirty?.
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