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Potterton is a village north of Aberdeen, Scotland, in Aberdeenshire, west of Balmedie. Population in 1991 was 1159, falling by 2001 to 886.

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  1. K

    Potterton 28 odd behaviour?

    Hi All. As this is quite an old boiler ‐ I'm hoping there are many people familiar with this issue. The boiler works normally for hours (hot water and/or radiators). Then, it appears to be resetting itself every few seconds. This may only be a problem for radiators? Hot Water and radiator...
  2. W

    Potterton Prima turning on and off

    Hi everyone I have an issue with my potterton prima boiler and would love some help. It works fine when either CH or HW are on but when they are off the boiler will fire up briefly and cut out again, it appears to be random and for 1\2 sec or severely seconds, it will continue doing this. I am...
  3. M

    Potterton Suprima 100L running 24/7

    We have a 20 year old Potterton Suprima 100L system boiler. It’s running 24/7 and only way we can turn off CH is at boiler mains! Engineer replaced PCB and believes it will be the frost stat kicking in but it just doesn’t seem right (this hasnt happened before). As I say, even in milder temps...
  4. J

    E28 message to clearing and boiler not turning back on

    Have a potterton boiler that's displaying e28 message. We have had this before and know it a frozen flue. We have defrosted the flue but the e28 is not clearing despite defrosting flue. We have tried turning boiler on and off but this is not clearing the e28 message We pay for boiler cover...
  5. Hkphooey

    Potterton boiler reset issue

    Hi guys I'm having a nightmare at the moment with lazy Homecare BG engineers but that's another story. I'm pretty competent, so looking for a bit of guidance. I have a fsb 30, yes Ive heard all the stuff about these being rubbish. it kind of works ok BUT lately (after a so called BG fix)...
  6. R

    Fully pumped CH systems? Potterton Profile 80e conventional boiler.

    AFAIK the boiler is set to fully pumped. (The switch inside is on fully pumped), however the pump is only running while the boiler burner is actually lit. My understanding is that a fully pumped system should have the pump running for a while after the burner goes off to circulate the heated...
  7. C

    Potterton E 10 outdoor sensor error

    Hi I have been ringing round trying to have someone call out but it appears all heating engineers are booked up until after xmas so trying to find a solution if possible, any advice is much appreciated. We have an external Calor 1000litre gas tank in the garden and a Potterton boiler, we let...
  8. iCannon

    Flow issues with a Potterton Heatmax Combi 28 HE

    Hi I have a Potterton Heatmax Combi 28 HE that was installed in 2014. Over the past year or so it has slowly had more trouble heating distant radiators. It was serviced in February 2022 and given a clean bill of health, however since then it now only heats the two nearest radiators and at a...
  9. B

    Potterton EP2002 wiring with a Y system

    Hi, I'm brand new to plumbing, heating systems, wiring etc and only started to read about it because I wanted to know why our CH would only work when HW was also on. I think we have a Y system based on the Honeywell 3 position diverter valve above the boiler. We have a Potterton EP2002...
  10. K

    Error E119 Potterton Combi Gold 24E

    I'm getting an e119 error which I assume is low water pressure. I'm turning the 2 valves that I think should increase pressure but I'm not getting anything. Any ideas?
  11. J

    Potterton combi gold 28 HE, fault?

    Good afternoon all, I am a commercial gas engineer so little experience with domestic (although fully qualified). I have a problem with a Potterton combi gold whereas I initially had no heating. I looked at the actuator on the diverter which was not driving so for £12:50 I just ordered a new...
  12. P

    Information on Potterton Gold 12kW Electric Boiler

    A good friend living in Suffolk has a Potterton Gold 12kW Electric boiler and for some months it has been coming on intermittently. Now it does not work at all. There is no problem with the temp/time controller and in fact I have placed a switch on the call input for testing. The power light is...
  13. S

    Potterton Performa 30 HE and relay switching thermostat (Tado)

    I have now established that my boiler, a Baxi Potterton Performa 30 HE will only work in relay (on/off) mode. Looking at the wiring diagram below, which terminals would I connect to the new version of the extension box? Tado won't tell me. When I installed my first Tado system on an older...
  14. S

    Baxi Potterton Performa 30 HE OpenTherm and Tado

    Looking to connect a Tado extension kit and smart thermostat to a Potterton Performa 30 HE boiler. Is this boiler OpenTherm compatible, or does it have some other eBUS for digital control? I can find absolutely nothing online and the the installation manual does not mention digital control. If...
  15. W

    Short cycling in Potterton Kingfisher (Pilot not lit)

    Hello, This post is a continuation of my post of yesterday entitled Short cycling in Potterton Kingfisher, BUT with an important change in information. In my previous post, I gave the sequence of events as follows: a) Fan starts running b) A few seconds later the green Flame LED lights up c) A...
  16. W

    Short cycling in Potterton Kingfisher

    Hello, Our boiler is an old (installed in 2005), Potterton Kingfisher (MF 40-100), using a pressurised system. It recently started short cycling, where the pump runs for a few seconds and then the green LED Flame indicator lights and a couple of seconds later both the pump and the LED stop. This...
  17. S

    Potterton Powermax with mains water problem

    I’ve been called out to a problem with a Potterton Powermax involved. The water pressure coming out of every tap dies off after around 30-50 secs. I took the multi-block off & pressure tested the mains where I have over 4 bar coming in. I changed the multi-block & although I have a slight...
  18. D

    Potterton kingfisher MF replacing boiler in situ?

    Hi there! I moved house a few months ago, and our boiler has packed it in (great timing eh?) It's an old thing (potterton kingfisher MF),but was installed in a room in the center of the house with the flue extending out the side wall onto an alley that actually belongs to our neighbour. We had...
  19. S

    Potterton 80el Overheat stat keeps tripping

    Hi Guys, Have a customer who has a Potterton 80el and when running heating after a few hours the red overheat stat button at the bottom of the boiler pushes out and boiler wont fire up. Customer has said if they reset the button they heating could work for a few hours or for the whole day...
  20. G

    Difference between Potterton Promax FSB 30 HE and GOLD FSB 30 HE

    We have been given two part numbers for the electrode kit for our Promax boiler but the reference is for the Gold. Will we be ok to use the electrode kit 5132366
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