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    • TPMAC
    • By TPMAC 1st Dec 17, 10:14 AM
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    "Obsolete" Glow Worm Hideway 50 Boiler
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    "Obsolete" Glow Worm Hideway 50 Boiler 1st Dec 17 at 10:14 AM
    I am told by an Engineer that the gas valve to this boiler has failed. We have both tried to obtain a replacement without success, including the manufacturer who states that it is obsolete!

    To see me through the holidays until I look to purchase another boiler, is anybody aware whether it is possible to have the gas valve refurbished and if yes, who?

    Model of the boiler 41/313/15.
    Thanks for any assistance.
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    • Alex1983
    • By Alex1983 1st Dec 17, 10:32 AM
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    I!!!8217;ve never heard of it being done before, maybe worth asking the gas valve manufacturer but I would be amazed if it could be done.
    • Biggles
    • By Biggles 1st Dec 17, 12:46 PM
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    • 1st Dec 17, 12:46 PM
    I am told by an Engineer that the gas valve to this boiler has failed. We have both tried to obtain a replacement without success, including the manufacturer who states that it is obsolete!
    Originally posted by TPMAC
    If I put 'Glow Worm Hideaway 50 gas valve' into Google, it brings up dozens of entries, mainly for around 100. The part number of the first one matches the 203329 quoted in the user manual.
    Last edited by Biggles; 01-12-2017 at 12:48 PM.
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