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  1. #1
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    Feb 2010
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    Unhappy hot water pipe

    The main boiler in basement 2 air handlers. Switch heating on in the second floor, the pipes make a clanking noise

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    Hudson Valley New York
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    Default Re: hot water pipe

    The pipe is likely touching another pipe or is touching something metal along the pipe line. When the zone valve opens the initial flow of water will cause the pipe to vibrate, resulting in a clanking noise.
    Cyril Prendergast
    Kitchen, Bath & Home Remodeler
    Serving the Hudson Valley, New York
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