radiators heating when hot tap turned on


Postby slippy » Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:17 am

Hi , just moved into a property , and have recently discovered the radiator in the bathroom,( which has no rad thermostat) heats up when we run the hot tap . It's a combi boiler , potterton lynx 2 , not sure how old it is , the CH is set to off just now during summer, any ideas , possibly diverter valve ? and any idea the cost to repair and is it a diy job ?
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Postby htg engineer » Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:55 pm

Yep - diverter

Looking at around £150 to buy.
The price of fitting depends on who you get.


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Postby slippy » Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:38 am

cheers HTG :!:
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Postby slippy » Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:22 pm

how tricky is the diverter valve to fit to the lynx 2 , as im contemplating a diy job on it :?
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Postby htg engineer » Sun Aug 16, 2009 1:50 pm

Never fitted one to a Lynx, so can't say how easy/difficult it is. If you have basic skills of knowing what to turn off, what to drain and how to make watertight joints then you could try it.

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