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Same as on here, hot water downstairs but goes wram then

cold upstairs JA: How long has...
same as on here, hot water downstairs but goes wram then cold upstairs
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: a couple of weeks. also a lound banging was heard from the boiler around the same time i didnt hear it but others did
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: maybe
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: the pressure drops right down after a couple of weeks, a plumber did put an external expansion tank in but it still goes down.
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Brian
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Hi firstly the hot water problem is most likely the plate heat exchanger.

The pressure dropping means you have a leak somewhere.

If the boiler is not over pressurising check the relief pipe outside to see if its dripping, before you go hunting for leaks

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