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Posted Mon Oct 15, 2012, 6:49pm
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well I ran into a snag. I called tech support before changing my liquid level sensor probe because it looked to me like it was welded fast to my boiler. After being told that there is no way it could be turns out it was and I bent the hell out of the top of my boiler now probe is bent on a angle and not straight. + in the process I heard a ripping sound from inside the boiler. Tech support said that they made a mistake and a few of the boilers did have it welded fast and to try and bend it back. woud this be wise to do since I heard the ripping metal noise? or should  I have them change the boiler out? it looks like it was leaking from around it to begin with and since it was welded can it even be changed? Talk about a bad day !!!
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Posted Mon Oct 15, 2012, 9:53pm
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Don't you just love faulty info from tech support.....  I am sorry about your probe.  I hope you can get it fixed.

 
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