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Old 12-24-2012, 09:32 AM   #1
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oil burner wont cycle water

I have an oil fired well mclain with baseboard heat. Woke up this morning, turned the thermostat on, heard the click but no heat. So far the only way I can get the pump to cycle water is if I use jumpers from the 120v input to the pumps inputs in the control box. Everything else works fine. I have hotwater in the house. The honeywell box is not even 2 years old. I took off the wires in the thermostat and crossed them and still nothing. I then used jumpers and crossed the thermo leads in the box and still natta.


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Old 12-24-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Sounds like aquastat may need replaced.

What is the low limit and high limit set to. Low should be 20 degrees lower then high.


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