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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It is most likely the water valve stuck open, telling the controls to heat water, that it thinks is flowing through it, but without actual flow it overheats. Depending on how comfortable you are with taking it apart yourself, you could open the valve to see if it just needs cleaned out, or if you have a ruptured diaphragm or some other cause.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
Thermo coupler may be defective. it controls the main gas valve by closing main if pilot is out. make sure thermo coupler bulb is positioned over and near tip of pilot flame, but not in the flame. Thermo couplers are inexpensive and easy to change out.
Posted on May 06, 2009
Very possible the thermocoupler is no good. The thermo coupler is that bulb that is in the pilot flame. It controls the main valve It's not expensive and fairly easy to change out.. Make sure you get no dirt in the cspillary tube hole.brass screw end. The bulb must be just in the flame tip when adjusting. Good Luck, Ned-
Posted on Sep 17, 2009
Hi - hope someone can help. I have a VOKERA EXCEL 80SP combi boiler and been without hot water/central heating for two days. The pilot light is on, the fan is on, but boiler not triggering once the hot water tap is turned on.
Hopefully someone come to look at it today but hoping for some advice. Anyone else had this problem?
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
SOURCE: I have a Bosch Water
Open following link for Bosch tankless troubleshooting resources,
including Bosch contact information, typical manuals, error codes, tech
support, parts, fuel-saver calculator, service bulletins, water heater
forum, fixya links, disclaimers, and links for finding service
Before calling service technician, read manual for fault finding and possible solutions.
Read manual cover to cover, make sure tankless receives yearly maintenance as outline in manual.
Following links talk about keeping pilot lit, and describe location somewhat. Bosch water wizard has standing pilot light.
1) The manual does not show diagrams you asked for.
2) Website that sells Bosch parts does not show parts for water wizard, nor does Bosch site for parts: Instruction manual says: replace pilot injector
3) Searching "pilot injector for Bosch Water wizard" turns up fixya questions which is generally bad news for do-it-yourselfer because it means information sources are through service technician.
4) As a general rule, tankless are not do-it-yourself repairs or installation because they are affected by so many internal and external factors, including air quality, air flow, venting, other gas appliances, gas pressure, gas supply, water pressure, water flow, plumbing problems, water quality, plus internal parts and including any combination of things listed above..
Replacement parts each come will disclaimer.
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Posted on Apr 03, 2011
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