Imersion heater not working?


Postby susan1349 » Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:42 pm

[color=violet]Please can someone help..
I thnk my water imersion tank is not working correctly as we do not have any hot water at all and have to boost the water system to get any hot water in any of the taps.
Any ideas would be very greatfully received!! :D [/color][size=12][/size]
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Postby Steve the gas » Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:34 am

Hi Susan,

What do you mean by 'boost' the system = need all info you can give.
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Postby susan1349 » Thu Jan 08, 2009 1:58 pm

Hi,

I have an electricsaver box on my wall beside the hot water tank and i can start and cancel it to boost the water so that it heats up quickly. This is the only way i can heat the water up.

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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:00 pm

assuming that ordinarily your hot water system runs from a boiler? you don't say in your post.

if it does run from a boiler and your rads are still working ok then it could well be the diverter valve - though there are many other possible causes.

if electric only (immersion) then most likely the element has gone.

either way you really need to call in a plumber to take a look.
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Postby susan1349 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:02 am

Hi,

Yes its imersion only. Thanks for your help.
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