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Posted by nick on March 19, 2005 at 20:03:21:
In Reply to: Re: New Oil Steam Boiler - Smelly steam? posted by HeatPro on March 19, 2005 at 17:30:10:
: It happens more often when machining oil is not removed from the insides before heating the home. The water would need top skimming and purging until there is no oil. IF you don't mind a salad house for a while, white vinegar is a lightly acidic cleaner.
I have bled the system a couple of times - and there is a black residue, so I think you are right. Should I continue to do this a little at a time? Or completely bleed the system all at once?
Also, what do you mean by white vinegar? Adding to the system? How would I do that?
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