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I have a gloworm boiler and there is a fuse inside that keeps

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I have a gloworm boiler and there is a fuse inside that keeps blowing straight away as soon as the boiler tries to fire up. Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 3 years ago.
There are only a couple of thins that can blow the fuse - the fan and the pump. Are you able to disconnect them safely and see if the fuse holds?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Sorry for the delay, yes I have disconnected them both separately and it seems to be the pump. The connections on the capacitor within the pump were slack so I re-terminated them.
It now seems like everything is running properly apart from the ignitor which is striking but not firing up?
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 3 years ago.
Are you able clean the electrode to create a hotter spark?

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