Grant 16 Inch Back Boiler With Oil Heating Link Up


Postby ashleyclfc » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:22 pm

hi guys need help have a grant back boiler open fire which i use everyday has a pump installed near fire which i have to switch on everytime i light fire due to link up
i am getting good hot radiators but my hot water cylinder never gets hot enough for a bath even if i have fire light all day 8 hours + its getting annoying as my mum has same set up n has hot rads and hot water right threw until next day
the hot water cyclinder was replaced but 6 months ago due to the other leaking but i have never had roasting hot water from fire any info or help would be greatly appreciated
many thanks
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Postby DIYDoctor2 » Mon May 19, 2014 12:54 pm

Do you have a thermostat on your cylinder, and if so is it turned right down?

Otherwise it could be a zone valve or an air lock.

Did you mention the problem you were having to the heating engineer who changed your tank 6 months ago? If so call him back and tell him it is no better.

or find a reliable qualified heating engineer in your area on our Find a Tradesman section http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/find-tradesmen/

For a guide to heating systems and how they work visit our Projects section
http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/domestic_hot_water_systems.htm
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