Don't panic, I'm not about to start playing with the gas boiler.
My mother who lives about 160 miles away has had problems with her gas combi
boiler. It's under a maintainance contract and after replacing the circuit
board, the boiler has come to life but seem reluctant to stay lit. The
latest fitter to attend will be returning next week after it stopped working
about three hours after he left.
My mother told him that when it lit sometines it made a very loud noise and
the flame went out. On hearing this the fitter examined the boiler and came
to the conclusion that some kind of switch should have been fitted when the
boiler was installed but hadn't been.
He's planning to return next week and fit the switch and supposedly since
the switch should have been in place, there will be a charge - naturally
expensive through the company, cheap cash in hand.
These things tend to make me wonder what is going on, but unfortunately with
a 300 mile round trip I can't keep too close an eye on things.
Given this 'chinese whispers' situation any ideas what this guy might be on
about with regard to the missing switch (or is the whole thing a load of