flame failure on performa 24 eco he


Postby peterhiggs » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:53 pm

im getting flame failure on my boiler,any ideas why this is happening,sometimes have to reset it en times to get the flame working again,thanks
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Postby rosebery » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:39 am

Flame Failure Light on this beastie means you have a problem and if it contues to be lit after several attempts at restart it isn't transient. It will not be a DIY job. I'll bet the user manual says "Contact Your Installer Or Service Engineer"

I really think that is what you should do.

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Postby htg engineer » Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:45 pm

Could be a simple 'flame failure fault' - lazy gas valve, faulty ignition/flame sensing electrode etc etc

But could also be a flue fault, if there's a break in the flue the combustion gases mix with the return air within the flue - the flames will start to search for oxygen and lift off the burner/electrode.

RGI needed


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