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Why does my boiler go hot and cold?
Last Updated: 29th June, 2020
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Beside this, why does my hot water temperature fluctuate?
Adjust the thermostat brackets if necessary to keep the thermostats snug against the tank. A failed thermostat or heating element in an electric water heater can also cause hot water temperature fluctuations. Sediment build-up at the bottom of the tank can cause hot water temperature fluctuations.
Also Know, why is my boiler overheating? Typically, boilers overheat due to the failure of safety controls that maintain the gas and water supply, the temperature and the pressure. In some cases, this can lead to a condition called a 'runaway boiler', which is very dangerous to both occupants of the property and emergency service responders.
Consequently, why does my combi boiler run out of hot water?
If your home runs on a combi-boiler, then low pressure may be the reason for your lack of hot water. The water pressure for a standard domestic boiler is usually around 1.5 bar and will be displayed on a gauge known as a 'Manometer', usually located where the water supply pipes are connected to the boiler.
How do you adjust a hot water temperature control valve?
To adjust the mixed outlet temperature of the valve, remove the cap to gain access to the adjusting spindle. The spindle should be rotated-clockwise to reduce the temperature, counter-clockwise to increase the temperature until the desired set point is reached.