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gas solenoid valve

Jay_23 Member Posts: 11
Thanks Ken


  • Jay_23
    Jay_23 Member Posts: 11
    gas solenoid valve

    When my gas fired steam heating boiler fires up, A loud buzzing noise is coming from the gas solenoid valve. It goes away after a while. System semms to be operating OK. Do I have a problem here?
  • Ken D.
    Ken D. Member Posts: 836

    It sounds like the magnetic coil is the buzzing problem. It can last like that for a long time or the coil can fail. The coil can get excessively hot and burn up. Not an ideal situation with a flammable or explosive fuel. My policy is to never fool around with gas valves. If it is not perfect, REPLACE IT.
  • Just reverse the wires

    to the solenoid, if the buzzing stops problem solved, if not replace the valve.
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