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  1. Best replied to the thread New hot-water cylinder after three years??.

    I have seen motorised valves intermittently working and also preventing the hot water to be fully heated.

    Jan 19, 2019 at 12:24 PM
  2. Best rated Craig Watson's post Funny in the thread Cylinder stabbings....

    To be honest, I haven't seen any square fittings on a cylinder, I can imagine they'd be a pain to thread fittings onto too. I prefer the...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 10:09 PM
  3. Best liked townfanjon's post in the thread New hot-water cylinder after three years??.

    If its a stainless cylinder , either unvented or vented it should be under warranty. some copper cylinder have a very small warranty

    Jan 18, 2019 at 8:19 PM
  4. Best liked SimonG's post in the thread New worcester oil boiler issues.

    Ah the famous two weeks. Don't hold your breath. Sounds like maybe overheat, could be linked to install rather than boiler. To be...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 8:16 PM
  5. Best replied to the thread New hot-water cylinder after three years??.

    There might be a problem with a zone valve blocked somehow, or perhaps the gas boiler is a system boiler and the system pressure is too...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 8:12 PM
  6. Best liked John.g's post in the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    Its the cold water relief valve that is set at 3.5 bar, the Tribune cylinder relief valve may well be set at 6 bar. Re cylinders working...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 6:26 PM
  7. Best liked John.g's post in the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    Thanks, I have attached a extract from a S.Sheet calculation that I did 100? years ago, I think you and others may find it interesting. John

    Jan 18, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  8. Best liked YorkshireDave's post in the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    There are two or threes things about G3. people who do it and mess with your system take a legal responsibility for your system as they...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  9. Best liked fezster's post in the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    Yes, ask anyone with a Megaflo (or similar cylinder with an internal baffle). The relief valve is the indicator to tell you it requires...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  10. Best replied to the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    I thought yours had to be a copper unit - with vessel pressure and relief valves low. The unvented exam can be very basic. A bit of...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:19 PM
  11. Best liked Bwani's post in the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    This is an old copper tank. The tp valve is 4.5 and relief valve is 3.5 On the plus side the 3.5 is well below what the tank can...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:15 PM
  12. Best replied to the thread Not gas safe due to training firm.

    Local MP, councillors, UK media and also try plumbing magazines. As long as you can prove it, tell it as it is.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  13. Best replied to the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    The relief valve pressure is often quite a lot higher than normal operating pressure of stainless steel unvented units. Very typically...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:02 PM
  14. Best replied to the thread New worcester oil boiler issues.

    But what reset are you pressing? There is a flue overheat reset button, for example. It would indicate that particular fault and could...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 1:40 PM
  15. Best liked Bwani's post in the thread Unvented cylinder relief valve letting by.

    Indeed. Of course i am not intending to touch it but tryin to understand so i can challenge the third plumber to look at this !.

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:59 PM