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My vaillant Eco tec boiler shows the light, heats hot water,

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Hi my vaillant Eco tec boiler shows the green light, heats hot water, but no central heating in any of the radiators. They are not electronically programmed - it should be on or off. Many thanks.
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Plumber: billyjr1961, jouneyman Heating Tech replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i need more information - could someone respond to my question!! I have no heating and still no answers from JustAnswer despite my bank having been debited. Please call 07765 255244
Plumber: Andrew Smith, Engineer replied 1 year ago
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Your heating has no time control and no room thermostat - is this correct. The only way you control your heating is by turning to hot water/heating on the front of the boiler?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the radiator heating fires up if I press the + and - buttons simultaneously, but only heats them for about 10 mins then they just cool down and go cold - despite the control being in the ON position. The hot water remains fine
Plumber: Andrew Smith, Engineer replied 1 year ago

Is the timer set to 'on'?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No timers are on - it's just on/off being used
Plumber: Andrew Smith, Engineer replied 1 year ago

The dial on the right is a timer for the heating.

What is it set to? Can you give me a close up?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Have never used the 'timer' - in 6 years- ever. I just use the main on/off when i use hot water or heat. Which is not frequent as i travel a lot and dont waste utilities! It usually just fires up when i switch it on - and then off- etc. Now the heating doesnt fire up or if i press the + and - simultaneously it heats up all the radiators fully - but curs off after about 10 minutes
Plumber: Andrew Smith, Engineer replied 1 year ago

Ok, got it you override it with the 'on' position.

Can you confirm the system pressure bottom right?

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Plumber: Andrew Smith, Engineer replied 1 year ago

The pressure gauge looks really low, the boiler will not fire for heating unless over 0.6 bar.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
do you have any suggestions???
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Plumber: Andrew Smith, Engineer replied 1 year ago

Are you able to fill the system up to at least 1.5bar and see how it behaves?

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