Why are the radiators not heating up?
If just one (or a few) of your radiators aren’t heating up, the most common reason for this is trapped air. If you’ve just turned the heating back on after the summer, air can become trapped in your radiators, causing them to be warm at the bottom but cold at the top. Your radiator should soon be nice and warm.
How do you fix a boiler that is not heating?
If your boiler isn’t producing any heat at all, check for these common causes: The boiler doesn’t have power: The circuit breaker or fuse controlling the furnace may have tripped or blown. Reset the tripped circuit breaker or replace a blown fuse.
Is the Vaillant Ecotec combi boiler still working?
The boiler (a Vaillant ecotec pro combi, see pics below) was working fine until a blackout hit my block. The blackout lasted a few hours and when the electricity came back on, the boiler turned back on as well. However, while the hot water is working fine, the heating no longer works.
What to do if your Vaillant boiler shuts off?
The Fix: If boiler is igniting, and then shutting off, check the f lame sensors, flues and airways. You may have to replace the sensors, and the seals on your flue. Check your flue, extensions and bends are connected properly and have not come apart.
Why does my Vaillant turbomax run out of gas?
If the pipe runs outside, pour hot water over the pipe to defrost it, or place a bucket under the boiler and disconnect the plastic waste pipe on the far right of the boiler, before draining the condensate into the bucket. This fault, particularly common for the Vaillant Turbomax, is caused by a faulty ignition, or no gas getting to the boiler.
Which is the most common fault in a Vaillant boiler?
Common Fault 4: Code F28 (Vaillant Turbomax) This fault, particularly common for the Vaillant Turbomax, is caused by a faulty ignition, or no gas getting to the boiler. The Fix: Firstly, check the condition of the ignition leads – is a spark being generated? If not, you should replace the ignition leads as this may fix the problem.