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The tempture on one zone of my furnace in turned down,

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The tempture on one zone of my furnace in turned down, however the end of the loop baseboard is hot while the beginning is cool like I want it. What's going on? Can the hot water be coming backwords in the pipe from my furnace?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

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You can get some gravity circulation (hot water is lighter than cold and will rise up into a zone unless something stops it). Normally this doesn't happen to any significant extent unless you have a zone valve or flow check that's leaking by.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well it is, what can I do to fix it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's in our bedroom and at 30 below zero I can't open a window at night without other problems. If I turn the temperature the room at the beginning of the zone are to cold. Thanks!
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

I need to know what you have for zone control. Do you have zone valves (if so what brand)? or do you have a circulator/pump for each zone.

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