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    • mjhatcher
    • By mjhatcher 7th Oct 17, 11:00 AM
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    Megaflo release valve handle broken - is it safe?
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    • 7th Oct 17, 11:00 AM
    Megaflo release valve handle broken - is it safe? 7th Oct 17 at 11:00 AM
    I was giving my Megaflo boiler its routine "bubble regeneration" and as I finished the release knob broke off in my hand. Seems to be wear and tear as I certainly wasn't being particularly forceful with it.

    The boiler seems to have drained normally, pressure is at the usual 1 bar and there is no water flowing down the release/drain pipe.

    Is it safe and ok to use? should I be getting someone in to check it as an emergency?

    Picture: https://ibb.co/dOmPRG
    Last edited by mjhatcher; 07-10-2017 at 11:03 AM. Reason: Add picture
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    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 7th Oct 17, 12:23 PM
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    • 7th Oct 17, 12:23 PM
    It’s a temperature pressure relief valve, it’s a very important component so I would definitely get it replaced. I wouldn’t imagine it’s a emergency job. You will need a G3 qualify plumber to replace it.
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