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If you they won't go off when your timer is off. There's a possibility it's clock keeping it on although its turned off, which is fairly rare. However depending in which model of Vaillant you have, if your boiler has a hot water pre-heat on it. Some models which have this the diverter was prone for sticking thus leaving the port for the radiators open when in hot water mode.
most likely no. there might be a obstruction in the blades, dirty filter, the motor might have a bad berring , the fan blades might have bent and now are touching the housing prob should call a trained tech boilers aint no joke
No, look for a small diameter pipe (1/2") supplying city water to the heater. On that pipe there should be a shut-off (make sure it is open), a back flow preventer (looks like a brass can with ribs) and a feed valve (looks like an upside down Ice Cream cone with a brass tab for a tai). Lift up on the brass tab to allow water to the boiler till the dial indicates Green. Sounds like this will need to be adjusted to keep the pressure in the boiler to manufacturers specifications.
diverter valve fault most likely. when you call for central heating do you get 3 swiggley lines coming off radiator symbol in the boiler display if you do and not getting central heating then definitely diverter fault
it may be the preheat setting on the boiler for the hot water circuit. do the radiators get hot when the boiler fires up with the time clock off ? if not then there is nothing to worry about if it is only on for a short time.
Which turbomax, as there a two different models. The more modern one, with the brass CPL diverter valve, located at the front left of the boiler, was very prone sticking & jamming, this would restrict flow through the hot water circuit in the boiler, and cause cycling. Vaillant actually modified the diverter. You can identify, if it is the old type, as there is a very small hole in the middle of the diverter on the old ones, probable no more than 1mm-2mm wide. The modfied one, is much bigger approx 5mm wide. If old type, replace as this usally sorts the problem
The fact that you're getting a little burst of domestic hot water suggests that the boiler is capable of circulating hot primary loop water through the heat exchanger, but doesn't necessarily do so when it needs to.
What seems to be lacking is a recognition that domestic hot water is now being drawn off, and that the boiler needs to fire up and divert the primary flow through the heat exchanger.
A good place to start might be the flow switch (usually in the bottom of the boiler, where the cold water supply comes in) or the electrical connections to it.
That clicking and knocking noise you hear is called cavitation. It's when the bubbles of steam are cooled down rapidly and implode upon themselves. Cavitation is not a good thing to have in a boiler as it can cause dramas. This cavitation is more than likely because the boiler is firing too hot. A service technician should be called to turn the regulator down a little bit.