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Discuss Alpha CD32C pressure to high, need help in the Central Heating Forum area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. Daniel Williams

    Daniel Williams New Member

    Yesterday my boiler's pressure gauge suddenly shot up to 3 bars (it has never done this before). I turned it off and started to bleed the kitchen radiator, this only brought it down to 2 bars. I also noticed that the overflow pipe is leaking a lot so i turned the water off entirely. This brought the pressure right down and also stopped the leaking outside.

    However as soon as i put the water back on the pressure went right back up. I daren't even try the boiler.

    Can anyone help?
     
  2. king of pipes

    king of pipes Trusted Plumber GSR

    You have a failer on a part inside you boiler which will need a GSI to service or replace when was it last serviced? I recommend a service call be booked for a engineer to attend. Kop
     
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  3. Daniel Williams

    Daniel Williams New Member

    It was serviced in August
     
  4. king of pipes

    king of pipes Trusted Plumber GSR

    Call them back for a repair explain the symptoms it will be obvious what the fault is , sorry we can't post Gas boiler repair info on the public forum only advise the best course of action. Kop
     
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  5. Daniel Williams

    Daniel Williams New Member


    I won't pretend to know anything about plumbing but I've been bleeding the radiator for a while and even with the water turned back on I'm down to 1.75 pressure and the leaking from the overflow pipe has stopped. Is that promising or am I just grasping at straws??
     
  6. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Straw grasping my friend. Unless you topped the pressure up too high yourself you need a repair
     
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  7. Gasmk1

    Gasmk1 GSR

    grasping at straws
     
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  8. king of pipes

    king of pipes Trusted Plumber GSR

    You need a visit mate nothing you can do I am afraid . Kop
     
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