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Ecotec plus temp rapidly changing 40 plus to 70 and back,

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ecotec plus temp rapidly changing 40 plus to 70 and back
JA: What's the brand and model of your appliance? How old is it?
Customer: ecotec plus 1
JA: How long has this been going on? What have you tried so far?
Customer: it happens when running heating. started recently
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no fault codes displayed
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Virtual-mod replied 10 days ago.
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Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 10 days ago.

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Tim and I’ll help you today.

This symptom is often caused by either an ELV (12 volt) earthing problem within the boiler casing, or a faulty PCB.

I suggest the best thing is to call a Gas Safe registered engineer to diagnose and fix it, unless you’re trained to work on gas boilers. Or, if the boiler is still under warranty, then book a Vaillant repair.