HOME HEATING OIL _ COMPLETE BURNER SERVICE
|When your tank gauge reads as
your tank contains approximately this many gallons.
|1/8 =40 gallons
1/4 = 70 gallons
3/8 = 100 gallons
1/2 = 130 gallons
|5/8 = 160 gallons
3/4 = 200 gallons
7/8 = 240 gallons
full = 265 gallons
NEVER let your tank go below the 1/8 reading on
the tank gauge
IF YOUR FURNACE WON'T START
CHECK YOUR THERMOSTAT
Set the thermostat 5 degrees above the room
temperature. If it is a clock thermostat, make
sure it is timed correctly.
CHECK ELECTRIC SWITCHES
Make sure that all switches affecting the oil
burner are "ON"
PRESS OR TURN THE RECYCLING BUTTON
This is on the burner control box which is
usually located on the chimney stack, but
may be on the burner itself. Caution
If the burner runs for a minute or two and
shuts off again, DO NOT PRESS THE RECYCLING
EXAMINE ELECTRIC FUSE
Check for blown fuses in the meter box and main
burner switch box. Replace blown fuses with a new
(15 ampere capacity). Screw in tightly
CHECK BOILER WATER LEVEL
If your boiler is equipped with a low water cut-off
make sure that the water in the boiler gauge is at
the "water line" (usually about half way up the glass)
If the level is low, open the water feed valve until
correct level is restored. Then close valve tightly.
CHECK PRESSURE GAUGE
(With hot water boiler, check thermometer)
If the pressure or temperature is high, the limit
control may have stopped the burner. If so burner
should re-start when pressure or temperature drops.
CHECK YOUR OIL TANK
Be sure there is oil in the tank and the oil line valve is open.
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