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We have a "GREENSTAR 15 Ri. we cannot get hot water without
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I have a Gloworm 24cxi boiler that keeps cycling every 20
Customer: Hi, I have a Gloworm 24cxi boiler that keeps cycling every 20 mins or so for about 5 mins. the CH demand is off and the temp stat is on zero. when it cycles the heat is dissipated to the rad… read more
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I have heating but no hot water again. The 3 point value is
I have heating but no hot water again. The 3 point value is stuck in the CH position and won't move to HW. Previous to HW failing we would need to switch both HW and Ch on at the control panel and tur… read more
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I have a prima f boiler working on CH but nit HW i found
I have a prima f boiler working on CH but not HW i found your reply to a similar problem. and have followed your steps with success in heating the water but now would like to know if I can replace jus… read more
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, I have a pumped system and a British Gas UP2 programmer. Has been operating ok
Hi, I have a pumped system and a British Gas UP2 programmer. Has been operating ok for years but now when the programmer calls for HW nothing happens unless the CH is on as well. If both are on togeth… read more
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hi Andrew i have a potterton boiler. the boilder is working in so much as the hot water
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Hi Rick, I just finished installing a Santon Premier Plus 170ltr
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Hi I have a problem where the HW only works when the CH is
Hi I have a problem where the HW only works when the CH is on. The boiler fires but the pump does not come on and then the boiler switches off as no pumping taking place. When in dual mode all works f… read more
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Customer question; My potterton boiler is connected to a Honeywell
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Bog standard vented system with oil boiler and mid position
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Hi, I have a Drayton Lifestyle LP241 programmer. Im finding
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I have a thump through the pipework on my CH system when it
I have a thump through the pipework on my CH system when it shuts down. It was a new system fitted early last year and worked fine for a couple of months but then started to thump when it shut down. T… read more
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Hi, I have just tested my central heating in preparation for
Hi, I have just tested my central heating in preparation for the winter and it doesnt seem to 'work'. When I turn on the radiator thermostats a little heat can be felt at the top. My best guess is tha… read more
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Hi, I have a Potterton Prima F boiler. The heating will only
Hi, I have a Potterton Prima F boiler. The heating will only warm up when the water circuit is operating. The heating thermostat is set to demand and the divert valve to heat and water but if the wate… read more
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Central Heating, the radiators are only getting hot when the
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I have Potterton F60 Prima on (F & E ) system. HW & CH came
I have Potterton F60 Prima on (F & E ) system. HW & CH came on timer, pilot light lit and boiler made a shuddering noise and outside black water ejected from CH overflow. It worked OK last night, alth… read more
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I have a Potterton Neataheat boiler controlled by a Pottert&
I have a Potterton Neataheat boiler controlled by a Potterton EP2000 controller. All has been working fine and nothing has been done to any of the controls or wiring. But now the pump will not stop. I… read more
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Have recently replaced a Grundfos UPS 50-50 pump, and repaired
Have recently replaced a Grundfos UPS 50-50 pump, and repaired the surrounding leaking pipework, I now find that neither the HW or CH Systems are working. The system is a 'Y' Plan, which uses an ACL m… read more
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