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Oil fired Aga is making wheezing sound

Recently cleaned and new wicks inserted. Heat is fine and temperature bang on the line.

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Sounds like air passing where it should not be, try checking that all the components of the burner are seated properly for example the cap on the centre resivour and the other thing is that the wicks are high and causing a taller flame

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SOURCE: The temperature line is not up to the right spot

i should think you will need too and make sure its a free call out as it wasnt done correctly the first time .

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