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markorrita

08:50AM | 02/14/07
Member Since: 02/13/07
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We recently discovered our boiler has a cracked heat exchanger. We just moved into our house 3 months ago. Our inspection report, when purchasing the house, indicated the boiler in satifactory working order and it's been working fine until about a month ago when the boiler would not stay lit. A technician told us the heat exchanger had cracked and that we need a new boiler. We have a home warranty with the house and now they do not want to honor the warranty saying that if the heat exchanger was cracked, it was a preexisting condition. My question is: do heat exchangers typically fail over time or can this happen in a short amount of time? We are currently in a dispute with the warranty company and feel they are trying to get out of paying for a new boiler. Any advice you have will be greatly appreciated.
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