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Good morning

Contractor's Assistant: Hi. How can I help?

Okay I have a boiler that is having issues starting, It is a ingniter type of igntion

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

About a month I replaced the flame sensor as the repair shop said that they though it was that but, It still clicks It gets a call to heat and then starts a sequence to inginte the click gets louder and louder until I hear the gas valve open and the igniter is hot and gas is introduced. Then it shuts down. hence the thought of a bad flame sensor.

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

This is a hydronic system so no filters, hot water thru out the house. there are 6 zones and all thermostats are working along with their respective valves. This issue is definitely in the boiler The control module has a flashing red light that blinks about the same speed as the clicking. So I am guessing that since the gas valve was opening before that it is most likely the controller that has failed.

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

Yes, have have a pretty good knowledge of electronics and electricity

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

This is a solar heating system with back up boiler,

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: HVAC
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