Welcome! Here are the website rules, as well as some tips for using this forum.
Need to contact us? Visit https://heatinghelp.com/contact-us/.
Click here to Find a Contractor in your area.

Boiler sends up steam, water returns too slowly, low water cut off comes on too often

Raynic Member Posts: 13
Water level in steam gas boiler starts out with correct level of water in glass tube. As steam comes up water level in glass tube goes down until low water cut off comes on. Boiler stops, water slowly returns to boiler to correct level in glass tube, boiler starts. The process repeats it self every half hour or so. It seems water returns too slowly so there is not enough water in boiler thus kicking in the low water cut off. Once the water returns and there is enough water in the boiler it starts again. This is a three story townhouse. Could this have anything to do with the steam relief valves on the radiators?
This discussion has been closed.