Very noisy boiler


Postby Edpaterson » Sat Nov 29, 2008 7:17 pm

My boiler is 7 years old (a HENRAD 50FF) and seems to have developed a very annoying buzz when it is on. The buzz seems to be to be close to the 50Hz buzz which sometimes come with electronic equipment. Any suggestions as to how I might reduce this?

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Postby htg engineer » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:26 pm

Firstly you need to find where the noise is coming from - check solenoid on gas valve.


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Postby Edpaterson » Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:17 pm

Hi

Thanks to htg engineer for his response. I have checked out the boiler and it does seem as if the noise is coming from the solenoid valve. When I restrain the coil the noise is reduced. Is there a permanent fix for this problem?

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Postby Steve the gas » Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:53 am

Yes Ed new solenoid.RGI job
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Postby Edpaterson » Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:48 am

Hi

Thanks to both Steve and htg engineer for their advice. I shall now enter the jungle to find a reliable CORGI registered heating engineer.

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