[Homeroast] Silvia low pressure problem

Michael Koenig koenig.mike at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 22:20:12 CDT 2014


You could check to see if there is flow out the over pressure valve.  If I remember it hangs off the right side of the boiler and has a plastic tube going to the drip tray. It might be scaled and stuck open. 

--mike

> On Mar 24, 2014, at 10:16 PM, Justin Schwarz <houstini at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> So I'm trying to troubleshoot a Silvia for someone, group head pressure is extremely low. I thought that I would start by replacing the pump and that didn't solve the problem. I'm suspecting some sort of ridiculous scale buildup may be the cause. And was thinking about doing a complete tear down of the boiler. What may I be missing and are there gaskets that need to be replaced if I tear it apart to do a descale?
> 
> -Justin
> 
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