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15 year old Slant fin boiler, Victory propane gas fires then runs for about 30 seconds to a minute then shuts down only to start all over again, does this continously last few weeks. Help. What could be the cause?

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  • todd51 Oct 25, 2008

    I need to be able to fix this as i live far from a boiler expert. I put a new intermitant module on but never changed a thing still fires then shuts down then fires again within seconds and does this regularly Someone must have some idea without telling me to get an engineer. Thats obious if I lived in a center.

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Your symptoms suggests that you need to do following

  • Check the master switch and circuit breaker or fuse.
  • There's a possibility that the electrical system may have overloaded.
  • If there is no circuit breaker trip or a blown fuse, the problem may be with a faulty thermostat.
  • Also check the thermocouple to see if it is positioned properly .

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The problem in a main board.get it checked as its very old.a problem can be detected properly by the engineer at your place.
thanks.

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