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Yes. It is in a two bed flat.The heating is by way of electric radiators and hot water is this immersion heater --and it is not on a cheap night rate or anything like that--just straight on/off switch
N o there is no timer anywhere
What do you mean by consumer units? There is a switch (on/off)next to which is another ---up-sink only,down-bath. I have tried both combinations over the past 3 days.
Will you replying anytime soon?????????????
The fuse box has about 10 fuses all in line,and one of them says "hot water".The fuses are all fine.and there is power right up to the element. I have had this problem only the last six days.
I have been fiddling with it and last night I pulled out the sensor/thermostat --which is like a copper pencil at the end of a coil--and that was embedded in a hole in the cylinder.It is now just hanging outside. But I now have a lot more (quantity)hot water than in the last six days. But there is still not enough for a reasonably long shower. Do you think changing this sensor will cure the problem?
Thank you for the answer. I saw the plumber change BOTH the elements.
They were both the same size !!!And the old ones he took out were both similar.
The thermostat out of the pocket--would not the elements' thermostats cut in and stop the water getting hotter than the 55* they are set at?