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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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    Fitting smart thermostat (Drayton Wiser)

    Current spec as follows: Conventional boiler (Vaillant Ecotec) / open vented Drayton MA1 motorised valve actuator Honeywell cylinder stat Potterton EP2 programmer Danfoss Randall TP7001 room stat On order: - Drayton Wiser Heating & HW smart thermostat (Kit 2) Seeing as the Drayton Wiser kits...
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    Baxi combi 80d to potterton titanium

    Hi all I want to change my son's Baxi combi 80e to a potterton titanium I think the back mounting plates are the same but the potterton has an offset flue Baxi seem to make an offset flue adaptor and was wondering if anyone as done this change the Baxi is 15 years old and been relatively fault...
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    We have a boiler that greets the day by howling like a dog! At 4.30 am it starts with a low moan that builds quickly to a reverberating howl that fills the entire house. This goes on for fifteen to twenty minutes with varying levels and pitch with harmonics and groans until it has reached it's...
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    URGENT Potterton pro max store 24 tripping overheating

    I have a constant problem with the potterton pro max store: it trips frequently or overheats with error e110 when central heating is on. This has been happening for the last year or longer. It happens 1-2 times a week sometimes more often. Baxi guys were here 8 times with no success: they have...
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    Potterton Promax HE Plus - Question about operation.

    Hi, I've got a Potterton Promax HE Plus combi boiler and had a question I was hoping someone could help answer for me? The boiler switches on and heats up the radiators upon being activated but it seems that once the radiators get hot the pilot light on the boiler switches off for a while until...
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    Help with Potterton Suprima HE 60

    HI everyone. I have an old Potterton Suprima HE 60. Was going to replace when we get our extension next year but of course it's started to play up now. I'm able to keep the boiler running so that it can keep the hot water going. But as soon as I turn on the CH, it's only able to fire up and...
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    Potterton Suprima 50HE combustion readings

    I serviced a Potterton Suprima 50HE today, full clean of burner etc, put back together, burner pressure correct at 9mb, gas rate correct at 15kw, analyser readings way out though, no suggestion in mfi of correct ratio etc, anyone had this before. I was once told by Vaillant that some of their...
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    Someone to fit a potterton paramount four 30kw boiler

    Looking for someone experienced in fitting potterton paramount four 30 boiler. I want to use the boiler features for DHW, external probes and secondary heating circuit rather than it being plumbed as just another dumb boiler (there must be a pun in that). I'm in the Northeast
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    Potterton promax he loud noise

    Help my boiler is like a broken washing machine spinning at night. Have emptied condensate pipe under boiler nothing seems to work loud banging had to turn off at mains.
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    Potterton Prima 40B cutting out - help sought

    Hello I'm seeking helpwith a central heating problem please. It's a fully pumped system with a diverter valve for cylinder / rads and has an open header tank. Potterton Prima 40B. The first sign of trouble was yesterday evening, no hot water. The hot water and radiators had been ok earlier in...
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    potterton profile leaking?

    Hi, I have a Potterton profile boiler which is leaking from somewhere and slowly dripping through my ceiling, there is no visible water aroung the cylinder or the boiler or pipes, although there is a damp smell. It seems the leak continues when the heating and hot water are off. What would it...
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    URGENT ideal straight swap for the potterton suprima to run a gledhill Boilermate 2000 ?

    I have a potterton suprima 50l running a gledhill Boilermate 2000 job on at the minute. the potterton failed its CPA test with a ratio of 0.1205 and its kicking out a terrible odour. the customers opted for a replacement but I'm a lil stumped on ideal straight swaps. ideally I'd of opted for...
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    Reliability of fault codes potterton

    HELP!,,,, E125 error code Been trying to get to the bottom of problem with potterton titanium 40. keep getting e125 which is circulation fault ( primary circuit). Fault is intermittent. Thought about system flush but seem am reluctant as all rads are red hot. Return pipe also hot. Fault...
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    Removal of old Potterton boiler

    Hi all I have this old Potterton Profile 50e in the garage, disconnected from water and gas six years ago when a new system was installed in the loft. The pipes are all disconnected I just can't figure out how best to get it off the wall! Any ideas? Pic hopefully attached. Thank you.
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    Potterton HE Store - Can't repressurise - Valve stuck?

    Hello, I have a Potterton Promax HE Store boiler, and in the past a few times I have had to repressurise the system after getting an E119 error. Usually I take off the bottom cover and turn one valve, hear the water coming in, and watch the pressure increase. However I've got the error today...
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    Potterton BOA sectional boiler sections.

    If any of you engineers out there take one of these Potterton BOA sectional boilers out before taking it to the scrap yard ring me 07977722363 because I want a spare section. I fitted a brand new section to a 108 and the company did not have the decency to let me know a couple of years or so...
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    Potterton Performa 30 HE no central heating

    Hi customers boiler is not working for the central heating. Hot water is working fine, ignition sequence for heating is fine and it will fire when cold for a few seconds before temp reaches 80 and it cuts out there are no faults showing up. fan is working, pump is working, heat exchanger...
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    Beware! - the gas control valve jammed on Potterton Kingfisher - valve sent with wrong controller option set

    I am a keen DIYer but I don't play with gas! (I am an electronic engineer). I have an old (25yrs+) Potterton Kingfisher2 that soldiers on but just had it's first major fault - the gas control valve jammed. I ordered a replacement valve on-line and booked a Gas Safe Plumber to come and fix it. He...
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    Potterton Suprima 50L update

    Just thought I would update from previous post if anyone interested, above boiler had ignition fault, though I got up early and watch boiler until fault occurred right after some gurgling sounds so basically ran HW and CH for a couple of hours, never heard anymore noises and has had no faults...
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    Potterton Suprima 50L

    Yes, I know, get a new one . Fires up (only using HW at mo), runs, burner on say 10-15mins then cuts out (flashing red), hold red, yellow flash once after 3 secs flashes again, after reset will work again sometimes until demand time complete. Think this indicates an ignition fault but if that's...
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