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Our electro-hydronic boiler system stopped sending water to the outer registers. At least, the registers are all cold, except one. It was as if the lines were blocked--the valves that regulate the water were all on the OFF positions. The tank built up enough pressure / heat that it blew over in the overflow pipe, which was scary, but it did its job and kept it from exploding. We don't know what to think. My wife believes that we have a manuel for the heater, and she is retrieving it upstairs.

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Sounds like you have a hot water boiler if it is firing which it must be if it activated the relief valve i would suspect the circulator is not working

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