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Hope you can help, my downstairs rads are cold but they are
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I have an old open-vent central heating system that is
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Some of my rads are heating fully, some are hot at the top
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Hi Andrew, can you perhaps help? We live in a bungalow, had
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Hi. Have an Alpha SY9-24 System Boiler with an expansion vessel.
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Hi Rick. Gas boiler, pump & flow valve seems to function properly,
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my downstairs radiators go cold twenty minutes after my heating
my downstairs radiators go cold twenty minutes after my heating is switched on, I then bleed my pump and in 30 seconds they warm up?? what's up???… read more
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Hi There, I have a single pipe system for 11 radiators,
Hi There, I have a single pipe system for 11 radiators, some of which are cast iron. My water is heated off the boiler (Potterton fitted in 1985). All rads stopped working but I could still get hot wa… read more
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Have 3-bed detached house with Gravity-fed Central Heating
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Hello - I have drained my vented central heating system to
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central heating overpumping into expansion tank. Had it powerflushed.
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have changed 2 rads all was well both water and heating good
have changed 2 rads all was well both water and heating good ,alas 1 rad was cold so attempted to bleed got loads opf water out about a bucket since then is all gone mad there seems to be no water in … read more
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I decided to do work on my central heating system when my boiler
I decided to do work on my central heating system when my boiler started making the most alarming banging noises and shut down due to overheating. I found that the pump was not turning but did loosen … read more
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I recently drained the heating system down to remove a radiator, when I refilled it and then bled it I cannot get any hot water. I can hear the pump start but the boiler won't fire up. The immersion w… read more
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We have a combi boiler on the first floor. The central heating
We have a combi boiler on the first floor. The central heating is on a pressurized system. We have the problem that all the rads on the first floor get hot and the rads on the ground floor remain cold… read more
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