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We have a "GREENSTAR 15 Ri. we cannot get hot water without
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I recently bought a house with a valliant eco max 665
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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 pumped system and a British Gas UP2 programmer. Has been operating ok
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HI Rick, Just moved into new house and have a Drayton LP241
HI Rick, Just moved into new house and have a Drayton LP241 programmer when the HW is on I get HW and the radiators get hot. Soon as the CH switches on the boiler does not start, there is a 3 way sole… read more
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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
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Hi We have a Glow Worm Flexicom 18sx. It currently wont
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Hi, I have a Drayton Lifestyle LP241 programmer. Im finding
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I have a Drayton MA1 mid position actutor that was fitted in
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Have a Drayton 522 control box with a drayton three port acutator
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Hi, I have a Drayton Mid Position Actuator MA1 fitted to hot
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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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Have central heating with Drayton MA1 779H340 Mid position
Have central heating with Drayton MA1 779H340 Mid position valve. HW operates ok and CH is ok if manual lever is moved to allow CH port to open. If CH is running and HW is switched on valve moves to m… read more
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Hello, I have a fully pumped sytem.(conventional with hot
Hello, I have a fully pumped sytem.(conventional with hot water and header tanks. It has a drayton controler and a drayton 3 position valve (mid position actuator MA1) The system was installed about 5… read more
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Central Heating, the radiators are only getting hot when the
Central Heating, the radiators are only getting hot when the tank thermostat is calling, when the tank stat is off the heating will not work. When hot water is off (at timer) heating will work ok. It … read more
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called to custmer today - heating and hot water were working
called to custmer today - heating and hot water were working ok!. As it gaot warm last week they turned the heating off and now only get limited hot water. Boiler is a potterton prima f; danfoss mid p… read more
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I have a question about a mid-position valve. We have recent
I have a question about a mid-position valve. We have recently had a new boiler installed by British Gas. Since then the following situation occurs. Both hot water and heating work fine. When heating … read more
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