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Of course, there are a lot of great advantages to having central heating with a gas boiler, but every once in a while, you are very likely to come across a dilemma. Even though it is quite possible that the situation you have may be different, the vast majority of the time you are likely to see that your boiler situation is a normal one. This guarantees that identifying the right resolution will be much easier and faster than what you assumed. A considerable amount of boiler problems can essentially be minimised by getting your boiler serviced often, we advise at least once a year.

The Six Most Usual Gas Boiler Repair Situations

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

1. No Hot Water – Ultimately, your boiler isn’t carrying out its job when this happens, and there are a few possible causes.

  • A diaphragm or airlock is degraded.
  • There is a low level of water.
  • There can be something not right with your thermostat.
  • A motorised valves has failed.
The first and easiest points for you to examine are the thermostat and the boilers water pressure. If it is any one of these issues then follow your boiler manufacturers procedures for dealing with these problems. If it is not any of the issues above then you should call a Gas Safe registered and qualified boiler technician to check out the situation correctly.

2. Your Boiler Dripping Or Leaking

Drips and leaks are an obvious sign of a potentially more serious situation, but except when you are qualified to do so you shouldn’t make an attempt to identify the situation for yourself. Most of the causes for your boiler to have leaks or drips will most likely call for a trained boiler technician to deal with them. Leaks and drips are regularly caused by a malfunctioning pressure valve or pump seal. When it is repaired, you may have to turn down your boiler’s pressure, your boiler technician will gladly advise you on how to do it.

3. Odd Sounds Coming Out Of Your Boiler

Probably easily the most noticeable of all boiler problems is whenever your boiler starts to make unusual sounds, such as banging or gurgling. It’s very likely that air is caught inside of the system is the problem, but it might additionally be because of low water pressure. However, the situation might also be even more serious, like your boiler reaching the end of its life and you need a new boiler fitted.

4. Pilot Light Is Not Lit

The fix for an unlit pilot light is very easy, just relight it. However, right before doing that you really should take a look at your system to determine if there is a more severe problem primarily. Issues you might discover include:
  • A close by draught putting out the light.
  • Build up in close proximity to or around the {pilot}light that extinguishes it.
  • The source of the gas may be stopped by a thermocouple that is broken.
If you do find anything that you think could be an issue then you really should speak to your local gas technician to check out and if required repair even before you make an attempt to relight the pilot light.

5. Low Pressure Boiler

A loss of pressure in your boiler may be an indicator of an issue with your heating system itself. You are able to check the pressure of your boiler by taking a look at the pressure gauge and checking that it is more than 1. If it is not, then there is an issue someplace inside of your heating system which really needs to get checked out by a trained gas technician.

6. Issues With Your Thermostat

emergency boiler repair Ossett An unreliable thermostat might cause numerous issues, so it is critical to set a routine routine (at least once a quarter) to be sure that your thermostat is operating as intended. It’s an easy test. You simply begin by ensuring the thermostat is in the appropriate place and has the correct setting and that your boiler switches off when you reduce the temperature setting and back on once more when you increase the temperature setting.

In Summary

The above problems are the primary ones that our boiler technicians are phoned for. If you are in any doubt then it is safer to call a trained boiler technician that is on the Gas Safe register to have a look and advise you. If you do have an issue with your boiler and need a 24 hr boiler repair then contact our Wakefield team and book a visit with one of our local 24 hour emergency boiler repair engineers.

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