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Plumberpro, Home Appliance Technician
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The boiler randomly shuts down . turning off mains switch ,

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the boiler randomly shuts down . turning off mains switch , for about 5mins , then back on cures it
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Plumberpro replied 2 years ago.
Hi , its most likely cutting out on the overheat thermostat. I would suspect a flow issue, which can be caused by a faulty pump or a blockage of air/ sludge . Also could be a faulty thermostat in the boiler on its way out. What is the model of your boiler?