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#2 Fuel Die

pell
pell Member Posts: 14
I am an Oil Heating Tech with over 25 years in the trade. Recently came another intermitted locked out oil burner, which of coarse push button will start right up. This it a newer system heat only, which I service yearly in the fall. Basically my question is how much die is added to the fuel. This nozzle was a brighter red than Adam's apple, and was only in service 5 months. Can too much die effect the burner operation? Replaced the nozzle, no problem.

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  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 12,162
    Is it burning biofuel?
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,736
    edited April 1
    It has nothing to do with dye.
    IIRC back when we had to splash dye, about 6oz for 3000 gallons.
    steve
  • MaxMercy
    MaxMercy Member Posts: 291
    pell said:

    This it a newer system heat only.

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