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Why is my ruud ruudglas pace maker constantly circulating

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why is my ruud ruudglas pace maker constantly circulating water from my tank, through my solar panels and back to my tank without the pump running?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

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What you seem to be describing is gravity circulation, hot water is lighter than colder water so it rises to the high point in the system where it cools off them falls back to the system low point. There should be a check valve/flow check that stops this action. The check is probably leaking by.

Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

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