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Discuss grant boiler cutting out after 3 seconds in the Oil and Solid Fuel Forum area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. peter gillies

    peter gillies New Member

    I have an external oil fired grant boiler. I have just fitted a new oil pump and bled the system but the boiler fires up for 3 seconds and then cuts out. any ideas???
     
  2. johnf

    johnf Active Member

    Hello Peter
    Do you have the necessary equipment to set the correct pressure on the oil pump?
     
  3. SimonG

    SimonG Plumber

    Oil pump gauge?
    Analyser?

    Then stop messing around with something that could kill you or your family.
     
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  4. johnf

    johnf Active Member

    Hello Simon, you stole my next post to the OP! As you said get someone in who knows what they are doing. Oil boilers can produce a lot of CO and need to be set up correctly by someone who knows what they are doing.
     
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  5. SimonG

    SimonG Plumber

    Too many idiots think it's only gas that's a problem.
     
  6. johnf

    johnf Active Member

    We hear it all the time. I found today we were competing against a postman for an install of an oil boiler! Luckily the Customer had some sense and we got the job. Frightening really.
     
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