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    • oridiusmorphius
    • By oridiusmorphius 15th Mar 17, 10:14 AM
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    Boiler Thread
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    • 15th Mar 17, 10:14 AM
    Boiler Thread 15th Mar 17 at 10:14 AM

    i couldn't find a thread specific for boiler help, so just tell me off if this is in the wrong place.

    I have been having issues with my boiler, 5 visits and still no luck, i just have a few questions:

    1- When my day time switch is on, the place where the electrics of the element stick out, the metal casing gets warm, expected as the water is being heated.
    2- When the economy 7 is on this is cold.

    The boiler guys said they changed something called the stat, but no luck, what is this? What is a stat.

    This morning water was running out of the overflow with the economy 7 on but the element casing and boiler itself was cold, usually this is hot and the airing cupboard is hot.
    I am pulling my hair out at the moment as i dont know what the STAT is and after 5 visits nothing.

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    • Cardew
    • By Cardew 17th Mar 17, 2:42 PM
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    Well, the electrician claimed he did, i have him and a plumber coming on Thursday next week and i will be talking to them and try to figure out what they have done and are doing.

    My mete doesn't have anything like this, my supplier have offered to change the meter just in case thought.
    Originally posted by oridiusmorphius
    It could be that it has a 'teleswitch'

    Economy 7 Meter and Teleswitcher
    • Hedgehog99
    • By Hedgehog99 17th Mar 17, 2:50 PM
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    For anyone reading this threat looking for tips on problem solving an actual boiler as the thread title suggested, if you have had recurrent problems and your usual tradesperson hasn't fixed it, try calling out someone from the manufacturer or their local service engineer - they'll have the proper diagnostic equipment and spares for your boiler. I'd much rather take one day off and get it fixed first time than have it drag on with people who aren't specifically trained for my make of boiler.
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