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    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 11th Sep 17, 4:25 PM
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    Heating control panel broken
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    • 11th Sep 17, 4:25 PM
    Heating control panel broken 11th Sep 17 at 4:25 PM
    Hi just wondered if anybody would be able to help me out. My heating control panel has broken and just wanted to know if was as simple as getting a new one and fitting it.
    Thank in advance
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    • stator
    • By stator 11th Sep 17, 4:35 PM
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    Do you have a combi boiler, with the controls integrated into the boiler, or do you have an old fashioned system with a separate controller away from the boiler?
    If it's a separate, then what is your current control system called?
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    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 11th Sep 17, 5:05 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 5:05 PM
    As above and also a photo of control panel wold help us to identify it.
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 11th Sep 17, 5:53 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 5:53 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 5:53 PM
    I have an old back burner. Here is a pic of old control panel. The old one is a salus model no: ep200
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 11th Sep 17, 5:54 PM
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    Sorry I'm not sure how to upload a pic, I'm new here lol
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 11th Sep 17, 6:16 PM
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    If you want to just change like for like then you could swap it yourself without too much trouble just buy another salus ep200
    • Lorian
    • By Lorian 11th Sep 17, 6:19 PM
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    and remember to isolate the boiler from the mains....
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 11th Sep 17, 6:26 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 6:26 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 6:26 PM
    They don't make them anymore, I should have put that in original thread. The should have asked aswell if I can put a different one on there
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 11th Sep 17, 6:48 PM
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    • 11th Sep 17, 6:48 PM
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    I would guess the new version of the salus will fit the same back plate but to be bony the salus controls aren't very good. You could just swap the back plate and fit any controls you like.
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 11th Sep 17, 7:14 PM
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    Thank you. So it easy as just getting a new one putting it on and it will all work yeah lol
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 11th Sep 17, 7:27 PM
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    Nothing to difficult, the salus back plate will have live, neutral and earth and then probably 3 control cables CH ON, HW ON and HW OFF. You would just need to match up the correct cables. Pick the controls you want and I can tell which will go where.
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 11th Sep 17, 8:37 PM
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    Ok I'm gonna go get one tomorrow and try it.
    Is there anything I need to do before I start please.
    And thanks for all your help
    • stator
    • By stator 11th Sep 17, 9:23 PM
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    Make sure you buy the right type of controller
    There are one channel controllers for just your heating, you probably don't want this
    There are two channel controllers for your heating and hot water, since you have a back boiler I'm guessing you have the hot water tank in the airing cupboard and you will want a dual channel programmer.

    These ones are on offer at the moment and look nice, no idea if they are reliable though
    http://www.diy.com/departments/drayton-channel-programmer/303609_BQ.prd
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    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 11th Sep 17, 9:35 PM
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    And you may need to set an interlock on the new controller as it's quite common on older systems to have HotWaterOnly or HotWaterAndHeating i.e. it's not possible to have HeatingOnly.
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    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 12th Sep 17, 5:55 PM
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    Right I have brought a new one but the same make. I have put it on and turned mains back on but nothing is coming up on the screen where am I going wrong? Please help!! Thanks
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 12th Sep 17, 6:00 PM
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    I got one and put it on but there's nothing coming up on the screen. Could you help me out please
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 12th Sep 17, 7:13 PM
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    What model timer did you buy? Did you alter anything on the back plate or just unhook the old timer and hung the new one on the original back plate?
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 12th Sep 17, 7:35 PM
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    What model timer did you buy? Did you alter anything on the back plate or just unhook the old timer and hung the new one on the original back plate?
    Originally posted by Alex1983
    The model is ep101 and no didn't touch anything just turned the mains off, hooked it on then put the mains back on but nothing happened.
    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 12th Sep 17, 7:53 PM
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    The ep101 is a single channel clock, it's for a combi boiler, as someone said you need a dual/ 2 channel timer.
    • Wilson.a2310
    • By Wilson.a2310 12th Sep 17, 8:09 PM
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    Someone else got it for me without me telling them this lol ok will change it tomorrow and let you know how I get on. Thanks for all your help
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