I have a problem with my central heating, which is driving me crazy!
The boiler (a Potterton Profile) just does not stay in long enough t
heat the bedroom rads. Hot water seems to be fine. But when I try t
run the heating the bolier clicks, whirs for about 15 secs then repeat
this process several times before eventually firing up. However, when i
evenutally does start, it only runs for a few minutes - enough to ge
the bathroom rad and a landing rad hot - before shutting down again
Also when the boiler cuts out and the pump stops running, I can hear
big rush of water and gurglings which seem to be going through the pip
with the pump on it.
Any clues on how to fix this would be gratefully received. Thanks, Mik
On Sat, 11 Nov 2006 14:52:00 +0000, alfa.romeo164 wrote:
Divide and conquer:
Is the boiler being asked to burn for longer (SL connection on its
It could be an intermittent failure of the Overheat cutout.
I would also check the ignition wire as this is also used to sense the
flames and there must be some problem.
Ed Sirett - Property maintainer and registered gas fitter.
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