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My old Burnham low pressure steam boiler is making a buzzing noise after it stopped emitting heat. the pilot light is still on. is it okay if I turn unit off while waiting for a repair man to come. that's assuming I can locate the on-off switch. TIA

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?

What do you mean by thermostat settings and there is no filter on the boiler. this is a boiler and not forced air furnace.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I don] don't know but what does taht have to do with my question?

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: HVAC
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Please ignore the questions generated by the intake bot. Yes you can just shut the service switch off. There should be one on the side of the boiler. If not shut the breaker off or just turn your thermostat down.

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