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Water pressure problem with boiler

I have a vaillant Eco Max 828. I filled the water pressure to the max (in error!!) Pressure valve hit the red!! I turned the valve off, water gushed out of release pipe outside. Pressure bar dropped to 0. Now , when I add water , using water valve tap, pressure bar is not going up. Should I keep trying to add more water , as not sure how much came out?

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SOURCE: I can't turn the bar pressure up on my Vaillant VCW 221 Boiler

on the pipework below there may be a silver braided hose with one or two valves on the end. turn the valve(s) so the handle is inline with the pipe this will allow water from the mains supply into the heating circuit , remember to keep an eye on the pressure gauge. fill the system to 1bar cold then shut down the valve(s). turn on the boiler and it should be ok, if you lose pressure again then you may have a leak somewhere which needs to be found.

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Vaillant boiler no heating or hot water

refere to manual check for override switch loss of pressure no problem re-pressurise and check for leak top of rad valve good place to start

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SOURCE: Combi Boiler - Hot water pressure low

I have a 1 bed flat, above an old pub. I have a combi boiler but my water pressure is ridiculous. The shower water runns down the shower head. I'v been told that the cold water feed to the building is split to two boilers, one to the pub and one to me. Im thinking of installing a shower pump in between the boiler and the shower. will this work as my friend says he has done this and it sorted his problem out. I'v looked it up on the net and everything says this does not work. Help please.....

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SOURCE: The Central heating is fine, although the pressure

there may be air in the system try to bleed the system of air and see if that resolves the problem.

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You may excess air in the lines

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