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Oil Boiler Gauge on my Peerless Boiler. (solved)

chowchow
chowchow Member Posts: 29
edited November 2022 in Oil Heating
Hello i have a 2 year old Peerless Boiler and i had a question im not to mechanical so please bear with me. The circular red and blue gauge on the front of the boiler my top is moving and telling the temp, but the bottom in blue is at 0 and doesnt move, is my gauge broken or might there be something else wrong here? I know i have to call a HVAC pro but right now im so strapped for cash its not funny any help would be greatly appreciated. Also i have no water tank my hot water gets heated directly from my boiler.

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  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,080
    Seems like the water pressure is low . There is a pressure reducing valve piped to the system , it would look like a bell . Is it shut off , stuck or may be bad ...
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 3,578
    If that gauge is accurate you’d better get it checked. 

    With the boiler cold manually add water and see if the gauge rises!
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    yea i see the bell thing in the back with a lever on it dont want to fool around with it could it be a broken gauge or the feeder valve?
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    also im getting heat and hot water and the low water light on my hydrostat hasnt gone off and my pressure is very strong so i dont know.
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    pecmsg i dont know how to do that im going to borrow the money and get a HVAC guy to take a look at this situation.
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 3,578
    chowchow said:
    pecmsg i dont know how to do that im going to borrow the money and get a HVAC guy to take a look at this situation.
    Please get someone that knows what there doing. Recommendations from family and friends. Small 1 man shops. 

    Good luck. 
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    Thank you
  • heathead
    heathead Member Posts: 218
    Please post a pictures of your system. The water pipes.
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    sorry i dont have a smart phone i have no way to upload pics on the camera i own sorry.
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    Could it be the feeder line or is the gauge broken? I have talked to several people and they all say that after a few years these gauges will break. Very cheaply made products.
  • chowchow
    chowchow Member Posts: 29
    How do i end a topic? Any suggestions?
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