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the dhw on baxi 180e boiler not getting very hot but is fine

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the dhw on baxi 180e boiler not getting very hot but is fine on the central heating side
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Plumberpro replied 2 years ago.
Plumberpro :

Hi . does it go hotvthen cold or is it a constant temperature?

Customer:

IT GRADUALY GETS HOTTER BUT ONLY REACHES 60 DEGREES ON THE TEMPRECHORE NEONS

Plumberpro :

Ok . does the heating work ok?

Customer:

YES

Plumberpro :

Ok .well all the boiler components seem to be working so the only thing it can be is the hot water temperature sensor( thermistor) . luckily its not an expensive part

Customer:

IF THE CENTRAL HEATING IS SWITCHED ON THE DHW GETS HOT THAT IS WHY I CHANGED THE DHW DIAPHRAGM AS IWAS TOLD THIS COULD BE THE PROBLEM BUT IT DID NOT SOLVE IT I WOULD LIKE YOUR COMMENTS ON THIS

Plumberpro :

Well the diaphragm only operates the hot water flow switch when a hot water tap is opened and the water is running through the boiler. If the boiler wasn't firing when hot tap opened that would have been a reason to change the diaphragm .

Plumberpro :

The hot water being hotter with heating on shows there is a problem with the temperature sensor.

Customer:

WHY DOES THE DHW GET HOT WHEN THE CENTRAL HEATING IS ON I THOUGHT THE DIAPHRAGM DIVERTED THE WATER FROM THE HEAT EXCHANGER

Plumberpro :

The diaphragm does not divert anything it is just a rubber washer that moves out a pin to switch on the boiler for hot water. The thing that diverts from heating to the domestic hot water heat exchanger is the diverter valve

Customer:

COULD THE DIVERTER VALVE BE A PROBLEM THEN AS WELL

Plumberpro :

Well you would tell that by , running the hot water and the radiators would get hot .

Customer:

O K I WILL TRY THIS IF THE RADS GET HOT WHEN THE DHW IS RUNNING WILL THAT CONFIRM THE DIVERTOR IS AT FAULT AS WELL

Plumberpro :

Yes

Customer:

OK IWILL TRY TEMP SENDER FIRST THANKS FOR YOUR HELP

Plumberpro :

Your welcome. Can I make a suggestion . change the heating temp sensor at the same time

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