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There certainly are a lot of great conveniences to having central heating with a gas boiler, still, every once in a while, you’re quite likely to run into a problem.

Although it’s entirely possible that the problem you have can be unique, the large majority of the time you’re most likely to see that your boiler situation is a typical one. This guarantees that identifying the correct solution will be much simpler and quicker than what you thought.

A good deal of boiler issues can in fact be prevented by getting your boiler serviced regularly, we recommend a minimum of yearly.

The Six Most Usual Gas Boiler Repair Problems

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  1. No Hot Water
  2. Your Boiler Is Dripping or Leaking
  3. Strange Noises Coming From Your Boiler
  4. Extinguished Pilot Light
  5. Low Pressure Boiler
  6. Issues With The Thermostat

1. No Hot Water – Ultimately, your boiler is not carrying out its job when this occurs, and there are a few possible causes.

  • An airlock or diaphragm is broken.
  • There’s a low level of water.
  • There may be some thing wrong with your thermostat.
  • One of the motorised valves has broken.

The easiest and first things that you can examine are the thermostat and the boilers water pressure. If it’s any one of these problems then simply follow your boiler manufacturers guidelines for correcting these issues. If it’s not any of the above then you should contact a qualified and Gas Safer registered boiler engineer to check out the problem correctly.

2. Your Boiler Is Dripping Or Leaking

Drips and leaks are an obvious indicator of a potentially even more severe problem, however, except when you’re trained to do so you shouldn’t make an attempt to identify the problem for yourself. A lot of the causes for your boiler to be having leaks or drips are going to require an authorised boiler engineer to fix them. Drips and leaks are often due to a broken pump seal or pressure valve. After it’s fixed, you might need to turn down your boiler’s pressure, your boiler engineer will gladly advise you on this.

3. Strange Noises Coming From Your Boiler

Maybe easily the most noticeable of all boiler issues is when your boiler begins to generate unusual noises, like gurgling or banging. It’s probable that air is trapped inside of the heating system is the issue, however, it could possibly additionally result from low water pressure. However, the problem can also be a lot more serious, such as your boiler reaching the end of its life and you require a brand-new boiler fitted.

4. Extinguished Pilot Light

The solution for an unlit pilot light is very easy, simply relight it. But before trying that you need to check out your heating system to determine if there’s a much more severe issue primarily. Issues you could spot include:

  • A close by breeze extinguishing the pilot light.
  • Build up close to or around the {pilot}light which puts it out.
  • The source of gas might be halted by a thermocouple that needs repair.

If you do notice anything that you think may be a problem then you need to get in touch with your local boiler engineer to check out and if called for repair before you try to relight the pilot light.

5. Low Pressure Boiler

A loss of pressure in the boiler may be a signal of a problem with your heating system itself. You can easily 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’s a problem elsewhere inside of your heating system which really needs to get looked into by an authorised boiler engineer.

6. Issues With The Thermostat

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An incorrect thermostat might cause many problems, so it’s essential to determine a regular routine (at least once a quarter) to make sure that the thermostat is functioning as intended. It’s a simple test. You simply begin by making sure the thermostat is in the proper position and has the right setting and that the boiler switches off if you lower the temperature setting and then back on again if you raise the temperature setting.

In Conclusion

The above issues are the main ones that our heating engineers are phoned for. If you’re in any doubt at all then it’s much safer to contact an authorised heating engineer who 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 contact our Leeds office and schedule a call out with one of our local 24 hr emergency boiler repair engineers.

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