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I have a rheem mains pressure 31218015 boiler- I have just moved into a new place a now, after a few days I have no hot water

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SOURCE: boiler overheating

the problem there a relay stuck or thermostat bring on the pump & you can lower your high limit aquastat!! also the flow valves can bypass hot hot water risers time to put in a seperate water heater domestic coil are not energy efficient !!!! aquastat high limit set @ 180f deg low limit set @ 140f deg!!!
good luck!!! tim

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: I need to know how to fix my boiler as i have not had this one before its worcester 24i junior and some how the mains got turned off so obviously the boiler went off but now it wont work theres a red

Manual here
http://www.worcester-bosch.co.uk/homeowner/literature/discontinued-boiler-literature/discontinued-gas-boiler-literature/24i-junior-rsf-discontinued-aug-2007-literature

All these machines need 0,8 bar minimum pressure for one.
When significant drop of pressure call qualified repair man.

If this is not your regular work you are at mortal risk.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Worcester combi boiler losing pressure & water through o/flow

having the same problem and its a new bolier. thanks , adriano.

Posted on Jul 12, 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

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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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.....

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

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