Boiler temperature gauge

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by that10pin, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. that10pin

    that10pin New Member

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    My aquastat high setting is set at 190 degrees but my boiler temperature gauge only reads 160 degrees. Should there be that much of a difference?
  2. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer In the Trades

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    Boiler gauges are notoriously inaccurate. Especially after a few years. If the house heats, forget about it.
  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Depending on where the thermometer is installed it may not be reading the water temperature correctly.
  4. that10pin

    that10pin New Member

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    Thanks guys, I was just wondering. You settled my curiosity.
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