If you have an older home, you may appreciate some troubleshooting tips for hot water and steam distribution systems. Understanding the basic operation of these systems may help you to better maintain them. Take this quiz to see if you are steamed up about how to troubleshoot hot water and steam distribution systems.
Question 1 of 20
Where may you find hot water and steam distribution systems?
Question 2 of 20
Which is a hot water system?
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What fuel is used to power hot water heating systems?
Question 4 of 20
Gravity systems heat water _________ degrees Fahrenheit.
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A hydronic hot water system uses what mechanism to move the water?
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What is indicated by hammering noises and a failure to heat?
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What is the suggested water level of a system's boiler?
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What will too little water in the boiler cause?
Question 9 of 20
What mechanism keeps the boiler around half full?
Question 10 of 20
How can you check the expansion tank's water level?
Question 11 of 20
After draining the expansion tank, how much water should you refill it with?
Question 12 of 20
For proper radiator operation, how should the radiator's inlet valve be set?
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What is the purpose of a circulator?
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How often should hot water and steam systems be flushed?
Question 15 of 20
What should you do during a long winter power failure?
Question 16 of 20
If some home radiators are hotter than others, what may be the problem?
Question 17 of 20
If the circulator pump leaks water, what may be the problem?
Question 18 of 20
When the boiler is shut off, what happens to the water in the radiators?
Question 19 of 20
In older systems, where may the expansion tank be housed?
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