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Of course, there are a lot of good benefits to having central heating with a gas boiler, but every now and then, you are more than likely to come across a problem.

While it is a possibility that the situation you have may be exceptional, the large majority of the time you are likely to find that your boiler situation is a common one. This means that choosing the correct solution will be much simpler and quicker than what you expected.

A great deal of boiler issues can actually be avoided by having your boiler serviced regularly, we strongly recommend a minimum of once a year.

The 6 Most Frequent Boiler Repair Issues

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  1. No Hot Water
  2. Your Boiler Leaking Or Dripping
  3. Strange Sounds Coming Out Of Your Boiler
  4. Extinguished Pilot Light
  5. Low Pressure Boiler
  6. Problems With The Thermostat

1. No Hot Water – Essentially, your boiler is not doing its job whenever this happens, and there are a handful of potential reasons.

  • A diaphragm or airlock is broken.
  • There is a low level of water.
  • There might be something not right with your thermostat.
  • One of the motorised valves has broken.

The first and easiest points that you can examine are the boilers water pressure and the thermostat. If it is any one of these issues then simply follow your boiler suppliers guidelines for dealing with these issues. If it is not any of the issues above then you ought to speak to a Gas Safe registered and qualified boiler engineer to investigate the situation properly.

2. Your Boiler Dripping Or Leaking

Drips and leaks are a clear sign of a possibly much more significant situation, however, except when you are trained to do so you should not try to work out the situation by yourself. A lot of the reasons for your boiler to have drips or leaks will most likely call for a qualified boiler engineer to repair them. Leaks and drips are typically a result of a damaged pump seal or pressure valve. When it is repaired, you might need to lower your boiler’s pressure, your boiler engineer will be able to advise you on how to do it.

3. Strange Sounds Coming Out Of Your Boiler

Maybe the most noticeable of all boiler issues is whenever your boiler begins to make weird sounds, for instance, gurgling or banging. It’s very likely that air is trapped within the system is the problem, however, it could also result from low water pressure. Unfortunately, the situation may also be more serious, including your boiler getting to the end of its life and you require a new boiler installed.

4. Extinguished Pilot Light

The fix for an unlit pilot light is simple, simply relight it. However, before trying that you should check out your system to establish if there is an even more serious problem first. Problems you may spot include:

  • A nearby draught extinguishing the light.
  • Build up close to or around the {pilot}light which extinguishes it.
  • The source of gas may be stopped by a thermocouple that is broken.

If you do notice anything that you think might be a problem then you should speak to your local boiler engineer to investigate and if called for deal with before you make an attempt to relight the pilot light.

5. Low Pressure Boiler

Loss of pressure in the boiler could be a signal of a problem with your heating system itself. You can review the pressure of your boiler by looking at the gauge and ensuring that it is over 1. If it is not, then there is a problem elsewhere within your heating system which requires to get looked into by a qualified boiler engineer.

6. Problems With The Thermostat

boiler replacement specialists KnottingleyAn inaccurate thermostat can create many issues, so it is essential to set a regular routine (at minimum once a quarter) to be sure that the thermostat is operating as intended. It’s a quick test. You just simply begin by making sure the thermostat is placed in the appropriate place and has the right setting and that the boiler switches off when you decrease the temperature setting and back on again when you increase the temperature setting.

In Summary

The above issues are the leading ones that our gas engineers are phoned for. If you are in any doubt at all then it is safer to get in touch with a qualified gas engineer who is on the Gas Safe register to have a look and advise you.

If you do have a problem with your boiler and want an Emergency boiler repair then contact our Castleford team and schedule a visit with one of our local 24 hr emergency boiler repair engineers.

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