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Of course, there are a lot of awesome benefits to having central heating with a gas boiler, but every once in a while, you’re more than likely to come across a situation. Even though it is entirely possible that the problem you have will be exceptional, the vast majority of the time you’re likely to see that your gas boiler issue is a frequent one. This guarantees that choosing the best solution will be much easier and quicker than what you expected. A good deal of gas boiler problems can in fact be avoided by having your gas boiler serviced regularly, we strongly recommend a minimum of once a year.

The Six Most Frequent Gas Boiler Repair Issues

  1. No Hot Water
  2. Boiler Dripping or Leaking
  3. Strange Sounds Coming From Your Boiler
  4. Extinguished Pilot Light
  5. Boiler Has Low Pressure
  6. Problems With The Thermostat

1. No Hot Water – Ultimately, your gas boiler isn’t carrying out its function whenever this occurs, and there are a couple of possible reasons.

  • A diaphragm or airlock is degraded.
  • There’s a low level of water.
  • There can be some thing not right with your thermostat.
  • A motorised valves has failed.
The first and easiest things that you can inspect are the boilers water pressure and the thermostat. If it is any one of these problems then simply follow your gas boiler suppliers procedures for fixing these problems. If it is not any of the above then you need to get in touch with a qualified and Gas Safer registered boiler engineer to check out the problem correctly.

2. Boiler Leaking Or Dripping

Leaks and drips are a noticeable sign of a probably even more serious problem, however, unless you’re authorised to do so you shouldn’t try to identify the problem for yourself. A lot of the reasons for your boiler to have leaks or drips will likely call for a qualified boiler engineer to fix them. Drips and leaks are often due to a malfunctioning pressure valve or pump seal. Once it is replaced, you might have to turn down your boiler’s pressure, your gas engineer will gladly advise you on this.

3. Strange Sounds Coming From Your Boiler

Maybe the most obvious of all boiler problems is when your gas boiler starts to produce peculiar sounds, like gurgling or banging. It is probable that air is caught within the system is the issue, however, it could also be because of low water pressure. Unfortunately, the problem can also be much more serious, including your boiler getting to the end of its life and you require a new boiler installed.

4. Extinguished Pilot Light

The remedy for an unlit pilot light is simple, just relight it. However, before trying that you ought to check out your system to determine if there’s an even more dangerous issue primarily. Problems you might find include:
  • A close by breeze blowing out the light.
  • Build up near or around the {pilot}light which puts it out.
  • The supply of the gas may be halted by a thermocouple that needs repair.
If you do notice something that you think might be an issue then you ought to get in touch with your local heating engineer to check out and if needed fix before you make an attempt to relight the pilot light.

5. Boiler Has Low Pressure

Loss of pressure in the gas boiler might be an indicator of an issue with your central heating system itself. You can check the pressure of your boiler by taking a look at the gauge and checking that it is over 1. If it is not, then there’s an issue somewhere within your central heating system which requires to get looked into by a qualified heating engineer.

6. Problems With The Thermostat

An inaccurate thermostat may create numerous problems, so it is important to determine a routine routine (at minimum once a quarter) to make sure that the thermostat is operating as intended. It is an easy check. You simply start by making sure the thermostat is placed in the appropriate position and has the correct setting and that the boiler turns off if you decrease the temperature level and back on once more if you raise the temperature level.

In Summary

The above problems are the main ones that our gas engineers are phoned for. If you’re in any doubt then it is safer to contact a qualified gas engineer who is on the Gas Safe register to take a look and advise you. If you do have an issue with your gas boiler and really need a 24 hr boiler repair then phone our Swansea team and book a visit with one of our local 24 hour emergency gas boiler repair engineers.

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