12:18PM | 12/10/02
Member Since: 08/21/01
22 lifetime posts
I ran out of oil for my burner. Got delivery, bled the line. The boiler came on heated up the water (hot water off of coil in boiler) started to send up heat (steam)then just cut off! Thermostat shows that it is calling for heat but nothing is happening. If I press the reset button it fires and then dies out. Any idea what I may be looking at??? Any advice would be appreciated.



02:39AM | 12/12/02
Member Since: 12/11/02
12 lifetime posts
You need to take the nozzle out and clean it completely. Having sucked the tank dry has gotten junk in the nozzle and is impeding the flow from it causing the fire eye not to see the flame causing a shutdown. The tip of the nozzle screws off. Also make a mark on the bracket and electrode, so that you can put them back in the same place upon reassembly. Good Luck.


06:29AM | 12/12/02
Member Since: 08/21/01
22 lifetime posts
Thank you both for taking the time to offer some advice. Mr. H, I caved in! I called the "professional". It's COLD here in NY!


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