immersion heater


Postby ken2xis » Sat Oct 06, 2007 5:33 pm

I have recently had a new immersion heater fitted and it trips the breaker after a few minutes, any ideas to the problem?
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Postby BLAKEY1963 » Sun Oct 07, 2007 3:10 pm

[quote="ken2xis"]I have recently had a new immersion heater fitted and it trips the breaker after a few minutes, any ideas to the problem?[/quote]

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I WOULD ASK FOR MORE INFO ?
WAS WORK CARRIED OUT CERTIFIED ON A MINOR WORKS
CERTIFICATE ?
OR WAS THIS A NEW CIRCUIT RECORDED ON AN ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION CERTIFICATE ?
2 ND LINE OF QUESTIONS
WAS INSULATION TEST DONE ON CIRCUIT CABLE ?
IS RATING OF PROTECTIVE DEVICE SUITABLE 4 RATING OF IMMERSION
HEATER ELEMENT INSTALLED. ?

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Postby ken2xis » Sun Oct 07, 2007 6:31 pm

The work was done as part of a complete rewire, by registered tradesmen at my sisters house ,unfortunately i cant give you any answers to your questions, sorry. But thanks for your reply. ken2xis
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Postby BLAKEY1963 » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:27 pm

[quote="ken2xis"]The work was done as part of a complete rewire, by registered tradesmen at my sisters house ,unfortunately i cant give you any answers to your questions, sorry. But thanks for your reply. ken2xis[/quote]

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MAGIC THEN YOUR SISTER CAN CALL THEM BACK TO RECTIFY
PROBLEM . THEY WOULD HAVE REGISTERED WORK WITH L.A.B.C AND ISSUED CERTIFICATES TO COMPLY WITH PART P.
IT HAS NOT BEEN UNKNOWN FOR A NEWLY INSTALLED ELEMENT TO BE
FAULTY .
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Postby ken2xis » Mon Oct 08, 2007 6:40 pm

Dear blakey1963, Thank you for your reply and I will pass that info. onto my sister. Cheers ken2xis
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Postby ken2xis » Sat Oct 13, 2007 6:51 pm

Dear blakey1963, Just to update you on the immersion heater problem it turns out it was a faulty mcb. Thanks for your help. ken2xis.
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