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#664435 - 8th Feb 2012 11:06am Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!!
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Registered: 2nd Jan 2011
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Hi,
I'm not sure if this post is in the right topic but my boiler is not working.
Last night I bled the radiators and lots of air came out.
After that my boiler didn't sound very happy and made a rumbling noise. This morning I woke up with no heating or hot water!!! I've tried pressing buttons on the boiler but really don't know what I'm doing and don't have an manual for it. It's a Valiant Eco Tec Pro 28.
There is a red light showing an the display flashes F.75
I'm about to be unemployed in a couple of weeks so really don't want to call anyone out unless I have to.
Any advice will be VERY welcome to either sort the problem or recommend anyone who can fix it reasonably.
Many thanks,
Vicky

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#664442 - 8th Feb 2012 11:14am Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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Presumably you are not in rented accommodation and the boiler isnt under the Valliant guarantee?

Somwehere on the boiler there should be a little gauge (usually behind the pull down boiler cover) that indicates the amount of water pressure in the system, make sure that isnt on zero or there abouts. It may just need the system topping up with water.

HTH

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#664449 - 8th Feb 2012 11:26am Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: red40]
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try turning tap under boiler to fill back up with water, then press reset button.

How much pressure do you put back in? well I put between 1 and 2 on guage in mine, and have no probs.

Hope this helps, failing that pm Dodie or See add for phone number

I could come and sort it, but I dont like messing with gas appliances, (i dont mind topping my own up, but would not do it for other people, incase something happened) I know there is a very small chance something could happen, but I wont take the chance.


Edited by Willo (8th Feb 2012 11:29am)
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#664457 - 8th Feb 2012 11:55am Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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There is a free servicing, maintenance & troubleshooting manual available online for downloading from here:
http://www.vaillant.co.uk/stepone2/data/downloads/d7/42/00/ecoTEC_installation_and_servicing.pdf

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#664479 - 8th Feb 2012 1:18pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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#664492 - 8th Feb 2012 2:30pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Clive]
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Originally Posted By: Willo
try turning tap under boiler to fill back up with water, then press reset button.

How much pressure do you put back in? well I put between 1 and 2 on guage in mine, and have no probs.



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#664499 - 8th Feb 2012 3:28pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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your outlet pipe from the boiler may have frozen and thats why your boiler doesn't fire up . check outside first .

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#664509 - 8th Feb 2012 4:14pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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Thank you SO much everyone, I'll try all those things now. I've just got back from working on the allotment all day as it was much warmer there than in the house!!!!
Vicky

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#664514 - 8th Feb 2012 4:33pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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steve from superior heating is great very nice and does great worg and low prices

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#664517 - 8th Feb 2012 4:45pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: PeterLFC]
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just wanted to say a big thank you to all wiki members that put our name foward thanks dodie superior heating

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#664534 - 8th Feb 2012 5:37pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
Uffda Offline
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Registered: 2nd Jan 2011
Posts: 509
Loc: Wallasey Village
Hi Everyone,
Thanks to your help I now have heating!!!!!!!!
It was the pressure and when I turned on the tap everything righted itself and my toes are finally defrosting.

Thank you again,

Vicky

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#664535 - 8th Feb 2012 5:43pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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As said earlier don't set pressure above 2psi (might go a bit above that when hot) - classic way to cause even more problems.
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#664539 - 8th Feb 2012 5:54pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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Pressure relief valve should kick in if too much pressure.
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#664546 - 8th Feb 2012 6:29pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: poodlepup]
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Originally Posted By: poodlepup
Pressure relief valve should kick in if too much pressure.
That's the first thing that goes faulty, they have a tendency to get crud in them and not close again properly. Before that pressure is reached the poorly designed expansion vessel goes kaput, radiator valves start weeping etc - its best just to keep the pressure down wink
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#664548 - 8th Feb 2012 6:39pm Re: Broken Boiler Advice Please!!!! [Re: Uffda]
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Of course!
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