Potterton PUMA 80 - pilot keeps cutting out when C.H. on


Postby tomcubi » Sat Aug 14, 2010 11:38 pm

I hope you can help with a few tips. I wouldn't like to replace this Potterton PUMA 80 which is probably 10 years old, as we'll have to renew the whole system in 6 months, but the pilot keeps cutting out.
It happens when the central heating turns on. Today I ran the hot water several times and the pilot never cut out, but suddenly this evening some steam started to come out from the air vent 5 mins after the central heating turned on.
I'd be very grateful for any advice you can give me on this.
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Postby eggers » Wed Aug 18, 2010 9:16 pm

sounds like it's over heating, possibly the pump is wearing out or the system has poor circulation
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