Boiler Losing Pressure when central Heating switched off


Postby apm0407 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 8:41 pm

I recently had a new pressure release valve fitted and but now when the boiler is switched off the pressure keeps dropping to Zero
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Postby DEEARR2 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:10 pm

When you recharge the system to around 1.25 Bar cold, does the pressure hold. If it does then monitor the operating pressure as the system starts to heat. It should rise by approx 0.5-0.75 Bar during operation. If the pressure rises to around 3.0 Bar then water will be discharged via the PR valve and will result in low pressure when the boiler switches off and cools.
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