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My Steam Boiler sight glass is empty but the boiler won't

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My Steam Boiler sight glass is empty but the boiler won't add water
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Water feed is automatic.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: depends of what and how much. Was a 3yr plumbing app before loosing out union. Many year ago
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: seems about it. Boiler hasen't run all summer just looking at it before winter
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 11 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of you situation.

What is the brand and model of the feeder and the LWCO? There should be provisions to fill manually, either a bypass or a manual fill button on the feeder.