Edward B Ltk

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2nd New Yorker has boiler leaking. Built on 12/2012

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New Yorker Boiler - 2nd New Yorker has boiler leaking. Built on 12/2012

This is the second of three New Yorker gas boilers I had installed in my rental units. They were built in 12/2012 according to the information on the boiler tag near the model CGS40ANI-ME2 and s/n: 6536****.

These boilers have been meticulously maintained and look new.

One of them started leaking and rusted the burner tubes that created thick soot in the boiler heat exchange unit before going out the chimney vent. The soot was so think I had to open the top of the boiler and use a hose to flush out all the gunk, because the boiler would ignite for a short period only to be snuffed out because of lack of oxygen because the exchange unit was thick with soot and clogged. After cleaning the top of the boiler housing with a hose to clean out the clogged soot, I let the furnace dry out and replaced several burner tubes and added boiler crack repair solution and fired it up and got it working for the rest of the heating system last year. The new heating season just started (November 7, 2021) so Ill see if this repair holds.

Now my second New Yorker boiler is experiencing the same problem.

An undetectable boiler leak rusted out some of the burner tubes and the main one that contains the flame rod. I had a service call on this second unit and I got a flashing error code 7. Flame Rod Shorted. It looks like the same problem with a boiler leak because I see signs of soot buildup in one corner.

The chimneys have had new liners installed when the boilers were installed in 2013 and they are clean.

I am very disappointed that these boilers only lasted 8 years! I have other brands where one is over 30 years old and has been working without any problems.

All are flushed and maintained throughout the heating season.

I bought New Yorker boilers because I thought they were high quality and one of the best gas boilers available.

I feel these boilers manufactured by New Yorker are defective and have a design flaw.

Its outrageous to have to look at replacing 2 boilers that are only 8 years old!

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Preferred solution: Let the company propose a solution

User's recommendation: Buy a gas steam boiler from another manufacturerer

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