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hi guys. When the riello burner is firing when I pull out the photocell and cover it up the flame goes out then comes back on? Can you tell me how...
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Hi, Am looking after my elderly parents (90 and 94) at the mo... And noticed a burning rubber-ish smell from the back of the boiler earlier this...
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Recently needing to reset the little red button under the black cap on the boiler about 3 times a week. Always serviced annually. How can I stop...
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Hi all. We have just had a new oil system installed including an external Tiger loop. I see that the 'new' Tiger loops are now a complete metal...
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I have an ecoflam minor 60/80 oil fired central heating burner which is refusing to start. I have changed the burner nozzle but don't seem to be...
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Hi everyone. I have a Eurostar 90 that Ive maintaned for 10 years and I think a lot older. I serviced it few months ago. All was good. Then about...
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Hi everyone-im a first time poster and after some info on what type of boiler to fit to my repiped house. I have an old large house which has...
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Hi, today I turned my central heating oil boiler on at the switch inside and it seemed to fire up but the water didn't get warm so I checked and...
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Hi i wonder if anybody can help ? I drained down my warmflow boiler for a new rad , now its needs 3 bar pressure to trigging boiler back into life...
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Hi i hope someone can help, a couple weeks ago boiler was not staying on so i thought i would check rads and i bled them and it fired up and was...
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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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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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Worcester Danesmoor 20/25, about 18 years old. B11 burner. We came home a few days ago to find our boiler in lockout, and not wanting to restart...
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Replacing boiler and will be fitting Grundfos 25-80 Pump (recommended by pump sizing calculator). Any thoughts or advice on Magna1 versus UPS2...
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ShaunCorbs
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Oil fired boiler is heating my cellar but not my first floor, I have hot water baseboard heat. Thank you.
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Any concensus on heating oil additives? Bought a couple bottles of this stuff on amazon it appears to get good reviews: My boiler is a new...
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What is the significance of the kg/hr stamped on danfoss nozzles, I have a 0.6 usgpm nozzle fitted in my 20/26kw Firebird SE boiler. 0.6 usgpm is...
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John.g
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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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Hi guys, will be grateful for your advice. Riello rdb1 in Grant combi. When boiler has been switched off for several hours on start up burner...
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Hello, this is my first time on the forum. Three months ago we had a 1000 lt fill. We then noticed a strong oil smell when the boiler was firing...
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Darranj
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Hi all I have to site a condensing oil boiler close to a boundary. Its going to be one of these Greenstar 50/70 or there abouts. The 600mm rule...
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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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John Coen
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Hi I have a worcester heatslave external oil boiler which makes a large bang every time we use hot water when the central heating is running. It...
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I have here a Trianco TRO 15/19 boiler and on inspection it has no baffle plates, just the flimsy flue baffle box. Without any plates the flue...
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Hi all I have a Stanley superstar 60k oil and last year it developed an issue with the electrodes starting intermittently . One minute they would...
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i have installed a firebird burner with the new ELCO burner the burner is factory set with a 0.65 nozzle i want to downsize the nozzle to a 0.60...
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I am told that a Toby 4cc-13cc oil control valve can be used to replace my Rayburn’s faulty obsolete BM30 4cc-13cc oil control valve. Will the...
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God how I hate this thing! So the problem with this thing aside from it being filthy and inefficient is that the boiler keeps cycling and on...
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We have a 9 yr old Heatslave 18/25 that's been regularly serviced. Heating was on in the morning but failed in the evening. My son is Gas safe...
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Hi, I'm new to this forum so I hope I've posted this in the right place. I installed a Grundfos UPS2 15-50/60 (part number 98334549) circulating...
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Hi all, new owner here looking for advice ... There is a Grant Euroflame 70/90 oil-fired boiler with two pumps but no motorised valves. I assume...
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The boiler has just been serviced and lots of new parts fitted, On firing up all works fine for approx 15 seconds then the flame cuts out but the...
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Hello all. I'm looking for advice to help my heating engineer fix my problem! He actually installed the unit. It’s a 3 year old oil boiler, a...
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Can I get a backboiler connected to an indirect vented hot water cylinder through the existing small bore coil which was used previously for a...
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Hi, wondering if anyone can help. I have a leak coming from my oil boiler only when the boiler is fired up. It's down the bottom with beside a...
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Very strong varnish/gloss smell from behind oil fired boiler. Was strong kerosene smell for a week, last 7 days strong gloss/varnish smell. Needs...
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Hi. Asking for a relative whose neighbour seemingly DIYed an oil tank replacement. She was aware of 'oil' smells at regular times in the weeks...
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Hi. Having recently qualified in oil(yet to do any oil in the real world), I was wondering where the best place is I can get the manuals from...
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The use of inserts on 10mm rolls of plastic covered copper. Brass inserts are available for this purpose, but does anyone use them. They have an...
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