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Old 01-15-2012, 05:09 PM   #1
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Not all baseboards working

My basement baseboard does not produce any heat. Its one unit with lines coming down from each end. One is hot one just luke warm. No bleeder valves. This is a hot water boiler.


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Old 01-15-2012, 05:20 PM   #2
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Follow lines to warmest area ( other rooms) Then bleed from there. But if you don't know what u are doing don't fix it. You can cause more headache then what you have right now


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That was my original thoughts, I dont want to create more work.
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Old 01-15-2012, 07:14 PM   #4
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so it come out of the boiler loops the house and back to the boiler what is the temperature setting within the boiler or on the aquastat. was it working and crapped all of a sudden.the hot pipe you sholdn't be able to grab the return you should...that temperature difference is what is in the rooms.note back here the boiler cycles off at what temp and what pressure both read at the boiler forget the stat...need to know yourr water heating setpoint
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Old 01-15-2012, 11:55 PM   #5
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A picture of your boiler system might help.

Do any of your baseboards in the house have bleed valves? Do you have more than one thermostat ? Do you have auto bleed valves at the boiler? What does the tridicator guage on the boiler show when its running in PSI and temp. Do you hear water running through the baseboards or heating lines?
The answers to these questions can help point out why you would have an apparent air lock in the most unlikely location on your boiler system and perhaps the way to deal with it.

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