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I have an Ideal Classic FF240 gas boiler. I noticed that there was no hot water or heating. On looking at the boiler I noticed that the pilot light ignites but the burner does not fire up. Is this something that can be easily remedied?

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The solenoid is not opening the gas valve so you need to replace the gas valve, as for price I have no Idea...
But please remember to get a GAS SAFE REGISTERED engineer to carry out this simple replacement...

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First try to ignite the pilot light yourself. Instructions for igniting your boiler can be found in your boiler's manual or sometimes in the inside door of the boiler. If your boiler's pilot light won't ignite, you either have a gas supply problem or you'll need to call in a Gas Safe Register approved engineer for a repair.for details click

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The pilot light on my daughter's Worcester 240 combi rsf has gone out - how does she re-ignite it?


Hi, I looked up this unit for you and found out it is a hot water system. She needs to get to the main gas valve to light the pilot. This unit has what is called a thermocouple on it that keeps the pilot on, even when the boiler shuts down. Its just a matter of lighting the pilot light. There should be a metal plate with the directions on it at the gas valve to lite it. You will have a knob, more then likely red or black in color on top of the valve. It will say on, off, and pilot. It should be in the on position now. Turn it to pilot. Have some matches with you and a flashlight if you can. You will need to look back into the burner area to where your pilot light will be. The thermocouple is a copper colored tubing that runs right back to the pilot, as it has to get hot from the pilot flame to work. To start, depending on how far back you have to reach with the match, you may need to use a piece of solid cardboard rolled up, a small piece to light it and reach in. Turn the knob to pilot. Now, push down on the knob and hold it down. This lets gas get back to the pilot, so you must keep it down and light it at the same time. Once it is lite, you have to hold it down for at least a minute. Slowly release it, very slow. The flame should then stay on. Once it is on, turn the gas knob to on. With the thermostat set to come on, it will fire up and heat the water. If the pilot will not stay lite after you hold it down for 1 minute, and keeps going out, the thermocouple will need to be replaced. It is the copper line that screws into the gas valve and goes back to the pilot. You can get them at any hardware store for around $6.00. Maybe you can help her install it. It is very simple to do. I believe the pilot just blew out and she will need to light it. Just follow what I have told you, and she will get it lite. Good Luck to you.
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Apr 10, 2011 | Air Conditioners

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Do I need to replace the thermocoupling on my Reliance 501 gas water heater? Model is 5 30 NOMT7 C. Recently, I've noticed an intermittent problem with the the hot water not staying consistent. So we're...


The thermocouple is a safety for the gas valve. It tells it the pilot light is lit. If your pilot light is not going out and the burner fires when you turn up the thermostat, it is all working as it should. In other words, if you don't need to re-light the pilot, your thermocouple is OK. Turning up the temperature of the water is a good idea, just be careful not to burn anyone with the hotter water. You mite want to try a water saver shower head. Some don't throw enough water to get the soap off, but I bought one that can be turned to adjust flow and we have been happy with it. If I missed what you need from this, please let me know. Roger

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Im calling for heat from the thermastat and control panel, the boiler light and and the fan is running, but no matter how many times i keep re trying the pilot and burner will not commence, is there...


I would check to make sure control on gas valve is in on position and pilot is lit if you have a standing pilot. If you have a spark or hot surface ignitor make sure they are trying to lit pilot. If you have standing pilot model and pilot lit is not on. Turn control on gas valve to off,wait five mins. then turn to pilot. Depress botton and try to light pilot. If it lights hold down for a couple of mins. then release.. If pilot stays lit turn control to on. If thermostat is calling for heat this should bring main burner on. If pilot does not stay lit then replace thermocouple. Hope this helps. Thanks

Nov 16, 2010 | Air Conditioners

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When you turn hot tap on nothing happens to the boiler just cold water out of tap when heating switched on pump starts but does not ignite


I think you are working on a RV water heater.
Check the reset on the unit and turn your beakers off and on.
If you are working on a gas water heater is the pilot lit.
If you can get us a little more INFO we can help you better.

May 16, 2010 | Air Conditioners

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The pilot light is out on our Apollo boiler and I can't seem to find anyway of putting it back on, its bloody freezing, we have no heating but hot water is fine, seperate tank.


Most likely it is the thermocouple. A 10.00 item at Lowe's or home depot. Easily removed and replaced. This devise is a safety device. It heats up to a certain temperature and the resistance changes back to the gas flow valve. After about 30 seconds of having the pilot on and the valve held down while lighting the pilot it should stay lit. If it does not, it is the thermocouple and has to be replaced. I did this on our apartmen'ts boiler a week ago and it works fine.
Hope this helped....
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Jan 31, 2009 | Air Conditioners

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Vaillant boiler (VCW GB 221) not heating up water or heating although the pilot is lit. Pump is heard working okay but there is small drips of water underneath boiler. Any idea's?


The movement of the diverter valve is critical on this appliance, and is located on rear right of the boiler, when hot water is turned on, theres are two microswitches, which must break (they both close in Central heating mode), if pump is running, it is recognising the hot water demand, check microswitches are breaking, if not, it tends to be a defective servo valve (located above the water valve), or a blocked/ restricted control line (small copper tubes which connect into the servo valve)

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When i turn the hot water tap on to get hot water the red pilot button keeps going on off and clicking , after some time runing hot it goes cold and the other warning light starts flashing. its a...


Air conditioners do not provide hot water, and gas air conditioners are very rare. I think you would have better results if you post this in a different category.

Jul 27, 2008 | Air Conditioners

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Old ideal tybe b boiler piolet light working but burner not working


There are a couple of things this may be, so will need checking to rule them out as the cause.

There is a "hot wire" sensor in the pilot flame that allows the main gas valve to come on when it gets hot.

You will need to check the output from this when cold, and when hot. It's a safety feature to prevent gas escaping when not lit.

When cold, check there is continuity in the gas valve coils. A faulty gas valve will not open. This should only be replaced by registered trades people if it is faulty.

Check the blower motor coils in the same way for continuity. If they are defective, they will not allow power to the gas valve either - or it will cause overheating.

If everything checks out ok on the boiler side, try jumping the thermostat contacts, and see if it fires up. If it does - replace the thermostat.

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Jul 06, 2008 | Air Conditioners

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