Glow Worm 18sxi Safety Valve Replacement

Postby CarrotCakeIsYum » Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:42 pm

Hi All,

I'm new here... help would be very appreciated!

I'm having some trouble with my boiler, t's a Glow Worm 18sxi and can't maintain pressure. After a bit of investigation I think it's the safety valve that's the problem (it's dripping).

The replacement part isn't very expensive, but can someone tell me how easy it is to fit? I'm quite tight on space - the side of the boiler is meant to swing outward but can't because the wall is in the way. I've attached a photo.

HEATING.jpg (45.78 KiB) Viewed 516 times
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:18 pm


Simply Build It

Postby proptech » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:57 am

Sorry, but I really can't recommend any DIY work on a gas appliance. Although the part concerned is obviously not connected with the gas components, there may be other faults on the boiler.
So please get a Gas Safe registered engineer to sort it out, and carry out safety checks.
Rank: Foreman
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 415
Joined: Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:22 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!


  • Related Topics