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There certainly are a lot of awesome benefits to having central heating with a gas boiler, but every now and then, you are more than likely to encounter a situation. Even though it is a possibility that the problem you have will be exceptional, the vast majority of the time you are likely to find that your gas boiler issue is a frequent one. This guarantees that choosing the best solution will be much easier and faster than what you expected. A great deal of gas boiler problems can in fact be avoided by having your gas boiler serviced regularly, we highly recommend a minimum of yearly.

The 6 Most Frequent Gas Boiler Repair Problems

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

1. No Hot Water – Essentially, your gas boiler isn’t doing its function whenever this occurs, and there are a handful of probable causes.

  • A diaphragm or airlock is damaged.
  • There is a low level of water.
  • There can be some thing not right with your thermostat.
  • A motorised valves has broken.
The easiest and first things that you can check out are the thermostat and the boilers water pressure. If it is any one of these issues then simply follow your gas boiler manufacturers instructions for dealing with these problems. If it is none of the above then you should contact a qualified and Gas Safer registered boiler engineer to examine the problem correctly.

2. Boiler Leaking Or Dripping

Drips and leaks are an obvious sign of an essentially much more significant problem, however, except if you are qualified to do so you shouldn’t attempt to work out the problem yourself. A lot of the causes for your boiler to have leaks or drips are going to call for a trained boiler engineer to fix them. Drips and leaks are often due to a malfunctioning pump seal or pressure valve. When it is replaced, you might need to lower your boiler’s pressure, your boiler engineer will gladly advise you on how to do it.

3. Odd Sounds Coming From Your Boiler

Maybe one of the most obvious of all boiler problems is when your gas boiler starts to make unusual sounds, for instance, gurgling or banging. It is likely that air is trapped inside of the system is the issue, however, it could possibly also be because of low water pressure. Unfortunately, the problem may also be much more serious, including your boiler getting to the end of its life and you require a brand new boiler installed.

4. Extinguished Pilot Light

The solution for an unlit pilot light is very easy, just relight it. However, before doing that you ought to check out your system to determine if there is an even more severe issue first. Problems you might spot include:
  • A nearby breeze blowing out the light.
  • Build up near or around the {pilot}light which puts it out.
  • The source of gas may be halted by a thermocouple that is broken.
If you do see something that you think might be an issue then you ought to get in touch with your local boiler engineer to examine and if needed deal with even before you make an attempt to relight the pilot light.

5. Boiler Has Low Pressure

A loss of pressure in the gas boiler might be an indicator of an issue with your heating system itself. You are able to review the pressure of your boiler by taking a look at the gauge and ensuring that it is more than 1. If it is not, then there is an issue elsewhere inside of your heating system which needs to get looked into by a trained boiler engineer.

6. Problems With The Thermostat

An unreliable thermostat may cause several issues, so it is important to determine a frequent routine (at minimum once a quarter) to make sure that the thermostat is operating as intended. It is a quick check. You just simply start by making sure the thermostat is placed in the appropriate position and has the correct setting and that the boiler switches off when you decrease the temperature setting and back on again when you increase the temperature setting.

In Conclusion

The above problems are the leading ones that our gas engineers are phoned for. If you are in any doubt at all then it is safer to get in touch with a trained gas engineer who is on the Gas Safe register to have a look and advise you. If you do have an issue with your gas boiler and want a 24 hr boiler repair then phone our Swansea team and book a visit with one of our local 24 hr emergency gas boiler repair engineers.

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