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Re my boiler: It’s just started to make a dripping sound. On

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It’s just started to make a dripping sound. On investigation, I see that there is a vertical tube with an inspection “window” in it and this is where the dripping is occurring. Some scaling round the window indicates that dripping/splashing has occurred here before.
What would you advise?
Thank you - Penny
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Where you are seeing dripping this sounds like it could be the PRV which is a release valve in the event pressure exceed a certain point.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi James this is the inspection window. I notice that there is in fact constant dripping (hence the scaling I guess) but it is no longer making a noise... Any thoughts?
Penny

This device is known as a tundish, its designed to show when water is being let by due to a pressure release valve letting by.

You need to call a heater engineer to check the pressure on the expansion vessel and the pressure release valve.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you James