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I have an ideal classic rs360 boiler .the problem i have its been firing up and warming up stairs radiators and not down stairs. i have it flushed out and changed worked ok for a couple of days now its gone back to the way it was. it fires up for 20 seconds then shuts off wait a bit then same again. please can anyone give some clues as to whats happening.thanks Albie.p/s also changed valve.

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