Help needed..with have 2 young children and the hot water is scalding hot and we can't seem to turn it down.
Moved into house only Aug 08 and the water has always been very hot.
So far we have replaced the "clip on" thermostat on the outside on the water tank. This has not solved the problem. We are now thinking of changing the Immersion Heater that is in the water tank??
Other points to mention. The boiler is only 12 months old and the radiators work fine. Do you think we might be heating the water by the boiler and the immersion as the immersion switch in the airing cupboard is alway on? If so, wouldn't the thermostat stop the water being heated when reaching the correct temp?
Hope this make some sense and suggestions would help.
The immersion is only used for emergency heating or in the summer when the boiler is off. If you are ok with electrics, with the power off, remove the immersion cover and you will see a dial with a temp scale. A screwdriver slot in the middle allows you to adjust the water temp.
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