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Of course, there are a number of great benefits to having central heating with a gas boiler, still, every now and then, you’re quite likely to run across a problem.

While it’s probable that the situation you have will be unique, the large majority of the time you’re very likely to find that your boiler situation is a common one. This guarantees that choosing the appropriate resolution will be a lot simpler and quicker than what you thought.

A considerable amount of boiler situations can essentially be avoided by getting your boiler serviced often, we strongly recommend at the very least once a year.

The Six Most Usual Gas Boiler Repair Problems

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  1. No Hot Water
  2. Your Boiler Is Leaking Or Dripping
  3. Odd Sounds Coming Out Of The Boiler
  4. Pilot Light Is Not Lit
  5. Boiler Has Low Pressure
  6. Problems With Your Thermostat

1. No Hot Water – Essentially, your boiler is not carrying out its job anytime this occurs, and there are a couple of probable causes.

  • An airlock or diaphragm is damaged.
  • There is a low level of water.
  • There can be something wrong with your thermostat.
  • One of the motorised valves has broken.

The first and easiest things for you to check out are the boilers water pressure and the thermostat. If it’s any one of these issues then simply follow your boiler suppliers procedures for correcting these situations. If it’s not any of the above then you ought to contact a Gas Safe registered and qualified boiler engineer to look into the situation correctly.

2. Your Boiler Is Dripping Or Leaking

Leaks and drips are a common symptom of a potentially much more significant situation, however, except when you’re trained to do so you should not have a go at to determine the situation for yourself. A number of the causes for your boiler to be having leaks or drips are going to need an authorised boiler engineer to deal with them. Drips and leaks are often due to a faulty pressure valve or pump seal. After it’s fixed, you may have to turn down your boiler’s pressure, your gas engineer will be able to advise you on how to do it.

3. Odd Sounds Coming Out Of The Boiler

Maybe the most noticeable of all boiler situations is when your boiler begins to produce peculiar noises, such as gurgling or banging. It is probably that air is caught inside of the system is the problem, however, it might additionally result from low water pressure. However, the situation may also be much more serious, like your boiler nearing the end of its life and you need a new boiler fitted.

4. Pilot Light Is Not Lit

The remedy for an extinguished pilot light is very easy, just relight it. However, right before doing that you ought to have a look at your system to determine if there is a more dangerous problem first. Problems you might find include:

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

If you do notice something that you think might be a problem then you ought to speak with your local boiler engineer to look into and if needed fix even before you try to relight the pilot light.

5. Boiler Has Low Pressure

Loss of pressure in your boiler can be a signal of a problem with your heating system itself. You are able to review the pressure of your boiler by looking at the pressure gauge and making sure that it’s over 1. If it’s not, then there is a problem elsewhere inside of your heating system that requires to be checked out by an authorised boiler engineer.

6. Problems With Your Thermostat

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An inaccurate thermostat may create several issues, so it’s vital to set up a routine schedule (at minimum once a quarter) to ensure that your thermostat is operating as it should. It is an easy test. You simply start off by making sure the thermostat is placed in the correct position and has the correct setting and that your boiler switches off when you lower the temperature setting and back on once more when you increase the temperature setting.

In Summary

The above situations are the leading ones that our heating technicians are called for. If you’re in any doubt then it’s safer to contact an authorised heating engineer that is on the Gas Safe register to take a look and advise you.

If you do have a problem with your boiler and require a 24 hr boiler repair then call our Knottingley office and schedule a visit with one of our local 24 hr emergency boiler repair engineers.

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