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Old 01-17-2008, 06:57 PM   #16
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How to install an expansion tank in my hot water furnace?


Here is a pic of my furnace. If the expansion tank is supposed to go between the PRV's and the furnace it certainly isn't there.


This I dont understand, its the cold supply line. Part goes into the furnace and part goes into the ground. what is this?



Here is a pic of my temperature setter right? set to 180 degrees



Here is a pic showing the furnace in an 'idle' state. 14psi, altimeter reads 30, temp 90degrees

I just went back down stairs and with the furnace running the temp is about 120, and pressure is 30psi



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Old 01-18-2008, 04:17 PM   #17
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How to install an expansion tank in my hot water furnace?


Even if ther eis one buried in the attic somewhere it has problems. Adding an extrol tank to the system could never hurt.
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Old 10-08-2008, 03:25 PM   #18
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How to install an expansion tank in my hot water furnace?


Thanks very much for all your help. Some of the things that was suggested went over head (smile) I'll have my hubbie log in and you guys call talk man to man.
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Old 10-08-2008, 03:57 PM   #19
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How to install an expansion tank in my hot water furnace?


Some systems used the pressure tank as the air scoop and put them at the top of the system so that any excess air would rise to the top of the system and into the pressure tank.

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