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  1. Re: Expansion tank quick-fill knob - open or closed?

    Ugh, it's never good to hear that a system wasn't installed properly.

    The date stamp on the expansion tank suggests it's a little more than 6 years old (stamp says 11113701 - i'm guessing 11/01...
  2. Re: Expansion tank quick-fill knob - open or closed?

    Again, you're a life saver.

    I didn't feel any water, but air certainly escaped as you said. So I guess that's a good sign. What next?

    Oh, and see pic 1 for a shot of the quick-fill knob,...
  3. Re: Expansion tank quick-fill knob - open or closed?

    Unfortunately, my problem remains. 90 minutes of running the furnace led to a psi of 28 and a slowly leaking pressure release valve.

    One clarification. The knob I was talking about is not the...
  4. Re: Expansion tank quick-fill knob - open or closed?

    ***, thanks again. It's a relief to hear about the psi changes. I'll definitely write back if things get out of whack again. But since I'm here, would you mind taking a guess as to why the pressure...
  5. Re: Expansion tank quick-fill knob - open or closed?

    Thanks so much for the info. Sounds like something I can actually do, which is a relief. This morning before work I actually did a short test similar to what you suggest; I let the furnace run for...
  6. Expansion tank quick-fill knob - open or closed?

    I'm sorry to make my first post a request for help, but I hope someone can take pity on a slightly overwhelmed first-time homeowner.

    I have an Amtrol Extrol 2 gallon expansion tank for my gas...
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