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Stella1

09:18AM | 01/20/05
Member Since: 01/19/05
2 lifetime posts
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Our oil burner was not kicking on this morning. The repairman told us that because our oil tank is in an unfinished garage, and it is really cold out, that the oil thickens up like molasses and can't go through the pipes. Does anyone have any suggestions as refinishing the garage is not in our budget right now and it is about 9 degrees outside!

cellarwater

06:51PM | 01/20/05
Member Since: 12/09/03
175 lifetime posts
Get the filter changed and the oil line flushed. They also sell a fuel conditioner That can be used. C.

Stella1

08:30AM | 01/21/05
Member Since: 01/19/05
2 lifetime posts
Thank you for your suggestions. The first repairman was from our fuel company. We had a second repairman come out and he added the additive to the oil, and now it seems to be fine.

cellarwater

07:10PM | 01/21/05
Member Since: 12/09/03
175 lifetime posts
Great. Glad to read that got solved. C.
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