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Boiler not firing up when turn thermostat up Does when I put

Customer Question

Boiler not firing up when turn thermostat up
Does when I put tap on
10 years +
No timer or switch
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Plumberpro replied 2 years ago.
Customer:

Hi . what is the boiler make and model?

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

Ideal - Reponse 120

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

There is no cover or dials, just the wall thermostat

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

There is a water pipe to fill the boiler which is closed

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

Have opened several times to build up the pressure.

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

No effect

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

1st time there was a leak, which has since stopped

Customer:

Hi what is the pressure gauge reading?

Customer:

If your hot water is working it will be your heating flow switch hasn't operated. This could be because the pump has failed and is not working . if the pump is working , change the flow switch

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

ok. fixed.

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

thanks

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

the switch was not on.

JACUSTOMER-hm1urftv- :

for the central heating.

Customer:

Your welcome

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