Potterton LYNX 2 Combie Boiler


Postby raydee » Thu Feb 26, 2009 3:24 pm

I have a potterton Lynx2 boiler about 14 years old - recently the system pressure drops and the low pressure light comes on - I refill system every 3 days or so
Water is escaping out of the overflow pipe - 1 litre/day
Can you suggest a fix and poss cost
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Postby Steve the gas » Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:50 am

Hi Raydee,

either the PRV valve is shot and/or the exp vessel.
To check EX Vessel - depress the car type valve on it - you should get air NOT water.


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Postby htg engineer » Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:03 am

If the water is escaping when the pressure gauge is below 3 bar - then replace the pressure relief valve on the boiler.


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Postby raydee » Sat Feb 28, 2009 11:52 am

Thanks guys
I will test it out this week-end
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