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What Will It Take?

Sadly, the plumbing still has a minor leak... Someplace... I'm well past the point of being able to hear the leaks... Even with all the electronics off, and I even shut down the pilot light on my hot water heater, I can't hear the damn thing... I'm losing about 1psi of air every 4 hours... Its not much to be sure, but its still leaking someplace...

The leak is so slow that it doesn't show up with soap suds, which has been the best indicator after I stopped being able to hear them...

The current strategy is that I shut down all the valves to the individual radiators, as well as the valves on each main zone, and the isolation valves on the boiler... I'm going to wait a full day at the very least, and then I will open zones one at a time. When I hear movement of air, then I will know what zone I need to work on...

This small of a leak doesn't strike me as a bad solder joint. I'd guess its either a thread fitting, valve packing, or a bleeder not being quite shut...

Have I mentioned lately how much I hate plumbing?