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Triangle tube Prestige Solo 210 sporadic bang noise problem

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get1moore
get1moore Member Posts: 5
I have a Triangle tube Prestige Solo 210 which I purchased online and installed myself because I couldn't get a heating company to give me a bid in my rural area of southwestern New York state. It's about a year old and has been working fine, but has been doing this sporadic bang noise since about a month after I installed it. It sounds like a gun going off out the exhaust (big bang). There are no errors on the system and it does it so sporadically its hard to catch it in the act. I would think that it's the igniter but its igniting good 90-95% of the time without a bang, so I wouldn't think that the igniter is the issue. BTW, I did finally get a tech out to look at it and he said that he couldn't find anything wrong with it (no charge for service call). I think he just didn't know what to do to troubleshoot it or he had easier problems to solve and didn't want the challenge or have time for it.
Any suggestions?

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  • Peter_26
    Peter_26 Member Posts: 129
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    Have you performed a combustion analysis since install?
    Ironmankcopp
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,388
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    A digital combustion analysis by a competent, trained tech is the first step. I doubt if the ignitor is bad on new boiler.
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
  • get1moore
    get1moore Member Posts: 5
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    I did not do a combustion analysis because 1. I didn't have a meter and 2. A service company that I called to have come do it, told me that "all of these units come pretested and so they don't need to be combustion analyzed" , and 3. The tech that did come out didn't do a test at that time either.
    I will see if I can get a "competent, trained tech" to come do it. It's not easy getting someone to come out, let alone answer the phone. It's not like I'm not willing to pay them. I think the problem is the fact that they didn't install it and because I did install it , I think I might know more about it then the tech that came out knew about it (I didn't tell him that and BTW, I didn't look over his shoulder when he came, I just left him alone to look at it.
    Any comments?
  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,819
    edited January 2020
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    No unit can not come preajusted . Pikes Peak would be a different mixture then say Long Island . The O2 mixture need to be set for each instal ...

    There was an error rendering this rich post.

    kcoppIronmanSuperTech
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,388
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    If no combustion analysis is needed, then why does the I/O manual say this?



    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
    Zman
  • get1moore
    get1moore Member Posts: 5
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    Thanks for your comments everyone. I will be checking into this. When its all over, I'll comment and let you all know what was causing the issue and what fixed it.
    Zman
  • paulstt930
    paulstt930 Member Posts: 1
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    Hello. I just read your thread and wondered what the outcome was in correcting the problem. I have a twelve year old TT Solo 175 and I'm also experiencing a periodic big bang/boom at start up. It's not consistent, but probably occurs a few times each day. We had our unit cleaned in October and was told that the combustion analysis was within the recommended range.