Condensation in boiler pressure gauge

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JeffBlouin
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Postby JeffBlouin » Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:33 pm

Hello,

I have a new problem with my Anita, there is alot of condensation forming in the boiler pressure gauge.
Is there anything I can do about that. And is it affecting the pressure or anything else in the process?

Thanks again for your help!

Jeff

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cannonfodder
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Postby cannonfodder » Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:40 pm

The gauge could be going south or the capillary tube connecting it has a small leak. If the gauge is leaking inside it will steam up the glass. eventually is will go bad, if it is the capillary tube it may just need a little tightening.
Dave Stephens