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Hello what size are the studs or threded rods or bolts as you would say coming out of the boiler and what size nuts are they attach to threaded stud

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  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    Measure them. Can I assume you need to replace your thankless coil?

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  • EdTheHeaterMan
    EdTheHeaterMan Member Posts: 8,060
    edited December 2020
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    I believe the thread size is 3/8" course but I could be mistaken. the smallest I have seen is 5/16" course. The nuts are wider than the standard hardware store version so, if you are replacing them you will want to add a flat washer.

    Some manufacturers use a threaded hole in the boiler and bolts, and I remember ThermoDynamics used a flange on the boiler with nuts and bolts so when you broke off the nut it was easy to replace without drilling and tapping the boiler casting.

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    After you make that expensive repair and you still have the same problem, What will you check next?

  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,614
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    I have also seen the somewhat rare 7/16" which I still mistake for 3/8 most of the time.

    3/8" is most common.

    Do yourself a favor and use anti seize on the threads if you get it apart