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Recently I needed to re-route very old and dodgy oil pipe from tank to boiler. I dug trench and laid a duct and the engineer used green plastic...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Having a few issues with my combi boiler, its 14 years old now and due to be replaced as we are building extension, but need to get another 10...
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SimonG
SimonG
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Hi all, can anyone confirm to me what the difference is between a heatslave 15/19 and 20/25 physically? So the reason for the question is if I...
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Kevin L
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Green star oil combi heat exchanger noise day and night water whooshing /gurgling
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Chuck
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Bogart
Probably been asked before but cannot see where. Inside my boiler there is written nozzle 1.25 x60 W. In an envelope attached to boiler is a new...
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Bogart
Bogart
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Hi, I am trying to service a Trianco Eurostar 70/90 oil boiler but I just can not get the bayonet fitting blast tube to turn and release to gain...
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Bodgit
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Crossfingers
Please help Our Grant Vortex Pro oil combi boiler seems to have developed a drip from some sort of valve where it looks like there's a limescale...
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Crossfingers
Crossfingers
Jock Spanners
Evening All, We've just moved into gas boilers (after years doing gas) and are currently tooling up. On our first install we had problems bending...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Hello have issue with Firebird enviromax C26 its doest want to start for what ever reason it tries but cuts off almost instant and keeps trying...
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egizz983
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Bogart
Can anybody explain why I could get heating oil for 72p/l last Monday but by Friday was being asked 92p/l? The word profiteering comes to mind...
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Bogart
Bogart
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I have just bought a Danesmoor greenstar12-18, fitted with Reillo RBD burner. Worcester notes should be used with C2 Kerosene, is it possible to...
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SimonG
SimonG
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We have an outdoor Worcester Bosch Greenstar 25/32 Oil Fired Combi. We are getting a random lockout fault, code 855 9F. Pushing reset sorts it...
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mitchino
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Hi all, all new to this breakdown life, currently waiting on getting on a training course, so just been relying on technical and instructions...
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CJAY40
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Hi - I've had some conflicting advice so looking for confirmation please - what size should a heat sink radiator for a log burner/boiler be? I've...
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G-laaar
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Crossfingers
Hi Is it possible for a DIYer to replace an expansion vessel and hose? It's an external grant vortex boiler and from what I've seen online it...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Hi, We had our annual oil burner service carried out by a well known Norfolk firm last Thursday and all was great for a day. Came home from work...
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exedon2
exedon2
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The Blue CPCS Competent Operator Card is an ID and competence card provided by the CPCS. It demonstrates that an individual has met certain health...
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Carlwest
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Camray 5 (90A) (20 year old) oil boiler, had a noisy fan on the boiler so investigated, just a bit of dirt in the casing however, having removed...
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SimonG
SimonG
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I have a new Grant Vortex 15/26 oil boiler installed. It has a boiler thermostat with no numerical information, just a wedge graphic and covers...
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james63
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The boiler (480k, serviced every year) will not turn off at the end of the 3rd timed cycle each day, even though the green 'on' light is out...
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MetMan
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Camray 5 (90A) (20 year old) oil boiler, had a noisy fan on the boiler so investigated, just a bit of dirt in the casing however, having removed...
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Lincoln22
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I have recently moved into a house with a central heating system that runs from oil or/and the multi fuel stove. The water gets hot and then...
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SimonG
SimonG
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Evening Gents. That time of year again the wife has demanded the CH Be turned on. However, im having an issue with it - It simply isnt turning...
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exedon2
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When putting our CH and HW on, it’s sometimes a lottery as to whether the central heating will come on. The HW works every time with no problems...
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ChrisB1982
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MichaelGo
Looking for help identifying a photocell for an old Myson Velaire oil boiler. The current photocell is a danfoss 057h202d type D photocell, which...
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SimonG
SimonG
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Hi. Currently experiencing an issue with our oil fired central heating system. When CH/HW is switched on, the central heating does not always work...
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CarlMc
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Hi Have a 4 port solid fuel back boiler, is the any disadvantages of capping two of the ports off, (eg top left bottom right) then using it as a...
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Chuck
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Hi All, I have a Firebird Enviromax external oil boiler, it has a Riello RDB2.2 C26 burner which keeps locking out. It has been an ongoing...
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schubes18
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Hi, I have an oil-fired Aga with a BM oil control valve and a Flexitemp thermostatic control (see the image in this thread for an example). When...
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Andrew N Yorkshire
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I have a oil fired Rayburn with a BM controller and flexitemp, installed for 10yrs +, which has developed a fault. It runs OK either high or low...
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Andrew N Yorkshire
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Hi Looking at some time connecting my solid fuel boiler up to HW cylinder, problem i have is where cylinder is the first floor drops by about...
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Ric2013
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I have a 10 year old oil boiler has run well and gets serviced every year all tests are spot on, last week started locking out, would reset and...
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schubes18
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installed a warmflow 70/90 bluebird boiler with a 0.55 x 80 degree nozzle. boiler is only heating 5 radiators in a small 2 bed house. what is the...
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SimonG
SimonG
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I'm about to start the plumbing of my house and wanting to use a maxipod with a oil fired boiler and a log stove. But its a single story house...
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ShaunCorbs
ShaunCorbs
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Just had oil boiler serviced and was told balanced flue failing on old Tranco Eurostar.Starting to suck exhaust fumes into boiler instead of clean...
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SimonG
SimonG
Bogart
My ageing tiger loop could do with replacing. All I can find online have horizontal connections whereas mine has the connections vertically the...
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Bogart
Bogart
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Hello. I'm hoping to get some advice. I moved into a new build house a few years ago. A Firebird Silverpac external oil boiler (kabin pak type)...
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SimonG
SimonG
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Looking for some advice. I just recently removed my old single pipe steam system and in the process of installing a custom built wood fired...
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MikeJhn
I have just been looking at the back page of the Regin service forms, under item 2.4 it says "Change wheel type fire valve for remote acting type"...
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RayPlumb
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