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boiler is making a popping sound almost like a backfiring noise

Customer Question

boiler is making a popping sound almost like a backfiring noise no fault codes though?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 3 years ago.

Andrew Smith :

Do you have the make and model?

JACUSTOMER-5qs1e3h6- :

biasi advance plus 25s system boiler

Andrew Smith :

Does it sound like a kettle, or sound like a machine gun?

Andrew Smith :

Strange question I know, but one is water related and the other gas related

Andrew Smith :

Unless you can think of something else it sounds like

JACUSTOMER-5qs1e3h6- :

not a rapid set of pops more single one then a gap of 30 seconds to a minute before the next. however this only happens every now and again. for instance has run all day today without problem!!

Andrew Smith :

Ok, keep an eye on it and let me know anything you can

Andrew Smith :

For example, is it when the heating is on, or the heating or both?

Andrew Smith :

Is it when the boiler is just starting or when it has been running for a while

Andrew Smith :

Is it coming from the top, the middle or bottom of the boiler?