Clues that suggest your condensate pipe has frozen include gurgling noises and of course the boiler cutting out. Any black soot in or around the boiler is a sign of incomplete combustion which produces carbon monoxide. Find out what the most common boiler problems are and how to fix them with our handy troubleshooting guide! I also remember the plumber saying that because of the efficiency of this boiler very little residues in flue exhaust gases. Had a problem with water in tank fixed that New nozzle and burner now working fine But when put into boiler it’s miss firing I cleaned firebird out and burner started happy days. If lowering the pressure doesn’t make any difference try bleeding the radiators of excess air and water before calling a Gas Safe engineer. Reply . : A guide to restarting oil heating boilers after they've been off for a while or the oil has run out. Yeah, I've been getting to do plenty of this lately.A lot of people don't know how to do this when they first move out or in to a house with oil hea… Hi all can anyone please help me . The air intake opens properly but when it attempts to fire up it will light for just a second before going extinguishing, it repeatedly tries to fire but keeps going out after a second. Hi, How to Restart Your Boiler After Running Out of Oil. My money would be the boiler and not the thermostat, but you could take the communication wires out of the thermostat and twist them together for awhile to see if your boiler stays on. Do you know what I mean? after about 5 minutes or so of heating, the boiler shuts down and the overheat My money would be the boiler and not the thermostat, but you could take the communication wires out of the thermostat and twist them together for awhile to see if your boiler stays on. What should I expect to pay ? Mark on 28th January 2017 at 8:24 pm Had boiler fault tonight and not even been fitted a year, checked other sources online and it was ignition lock out saying check other gas appliances .. All are fine? It works well sometimes, then it won't do anything and I'm getting a message of F4, have no idea what that means. The other day my grant oil boiler started to trip out. Can you advise me what to check. Joined: 29 Sep 2003 Posts: 5,580 Location: Newcastle upon Tyne. Consequently, when the tank is refilled, air becomes trapped in the line, forming an air bubble between the oil tank and the burner. Any advice gratefully received. Sometimes balanced flues can leak exhaust gases into the air intake when seals perish. Eventually she fired up and was working fine for 5/6 hours ,now when I switch it on, the pump is working fine but the burner won’t ignite, have bleed it again and no joy. 6. I have been waiting on my plumber to call for the last four days now. Where would the leak be from. If there's a good roar (flame established) then the photo resistor. I’ve been exploring for a little for any high quality articles or Cheers, will do. Front cover opened up to access the firebox for cleaning. Note that the insulation on the cover is in poor condition. exactly what I needed. Loosen screw on left side and pull the control box out - it slides out. My preference would be to drill it inside as you are covering the hole with tape. You can check the pressure of your boiler by looking at the gauge – an ideal reading would be around 1 bar. Without the door on it runs perfectly I also noticed the front of boiler is getting very hot even after changing gasket, Your email address will not be published. I am not convinced this is the way forward. I am converting to Natural Gas and would like to sell (or donate to a worthy cause) the Firebird . I have firebird popular 82, I have cleaned out the combustion chamber and found the top insulating has all broken away and also have found what looks like loose fire cement at the bottom of the chamber. It was serviced a few months ago and worked fine up until this. Don't think it has tripped on the hi limit stat, the boiler only runs for a few minutes and then cuts out, the op was shown how to vent air from the boiler by opening its PRV, it might point to faulty pump or maybe a faulty stat even with a new boiler. The system was drained when new radiators were fitted, with new pipe routing in some cases. In other boilers this insulation is not exposed but is protected behind metal. by probwetnexmate » Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:44 pm, Post D. dontknowitall. Click here. Thanks in advance The other day my grant oil boiler started to trip out. Just wondering where to buy the cera-board. Any suggestions as the what could be causing this cut-out problem as the plumber is suggesting replacing parts with I think second hand parts. Low water pressure. These screw into the port where you bleed air from the pump. It can be particularly worrisome when your boiler ‘locks out’ – especially in the colder months when you need it the most. I’ve cleaned the boiler and flu, checked that the magic eye is clean! Always check new nozzle is for gas oil, kerosene or both. Show More. You should be able to work it out based on that. Share this conversation. Is it normal for a boiler system to run for 3-5 minutes or so and then shut off for a minute or two and start back up again? When ever I have my boiler on the pipes bump and grind constantly until it trips its reset and cuts out .ive tried bleeding the radiators but nothing helps. Hi, I checked the previous article and instead of 1.20 per hour I was spending 2.80 per hour I called a technician. the boiler has been serviced and cleaned. Trianco Boiler Cutting Out Constantly. Reply . A-Z CONTENTS | Basically your boiler is over heating and it is cutting itself off for safety ( otherwise your boiler would melt ) Tehre is a temp sensor in the boiler which checks the temp of the water, if it goes too high, it will turn itself off. and whats the permanent solution to this occasional problem? When the boiler was turned on, the burner started to run and it started it’s ignition cycle and then ignited and then stopped after about 10 seconds. Cheers author for your helpful blog and outstanding article to Plumbing service. The problems started when it went into lockout mode. The water found later in the fire box may have caused the insulation to fail sooner.This is replaced later, see photograph 8. Pressure for a standard domestic boiler should be 8 bar. When ever I have my boiler on the pipes bump and grind constantly until it trips its reset and cuts out .ive tried bleeding the radiators but nothing helps. Change the nozzle, its probably full of sediment after YOU ran out of Fuel,if you keep on resetting the control box that will soon need replacing. September 13, 2019 September 13, 2019 by admin. The boiler fired up fine but only ran for a few minutes before cutting out and initially only heated the pipes upto to the upstairs cupboard where the flow and return pipes start to go off to the radiators. by thescruff » Sun Nov 21, 2010 5:36 pm, Post regards Thanks. I may, in the end, need to find a new furnace. This is not a good way to prolong the life of your boiler. You should get a plumber to have a look at your whole system and boiler. Are you a boiler engineer looking for work? Table A - boiler start and burner related fault finding table for all Grant Vortex oil fired boilers Fault Cause Action Boiler will not start Low pressure cut-out activate Refill system to 0.5 - 1.0 bar. My boiler does a similar thing. Not blocking the air intake of course. Reply. I will be changing to a more efficient boiler later in year but have run out of oil. Then a vacuum cleaner was used to clean out the lower firebox. I have servived my popular 90 and changed the gasket board on front panel but if I put the door back on it cuts in and out ! by Saloe » Sun Nov 21, 2010 3:35 pm, Post This time I'm hoping someone can help solve the mystery as to why my boiler keeps cutting out. Thawing the pipes and then insulating, however, will prevent this from happening frequently. Worcester Heatslave Combi 15/19 boiler keeps cutting out? The two pipes above the boiler are warm and the cylinder thermostat certainly trips the system on and off if rotated. I completed the service as above, on the newer Firebird Enviromax C44 popular boiler, a quick question about flue emission post service. ty. All pipework cold, so it hadn't fired at all. Yeah, I've been getting to do plenty of this lately.A lot of people don't know how to do this when they first move out or in to a house with oil hea… Reply. Trianco Boiler Cutting Out Constantly Showing 1-17 of 17 messages. Check that air intake and fan are clear of debris. That sounds like something I would worry about. by thescruff » Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:50 pm, Post DISCLAIMER | If the boiler is in CH mode boiler will firer up and run, However if the pump is not circulating the hot water provided, water becomes hotter and hotter. I know the pressure needs increasing and the nozzle reduced in size and does this mean the same volume of fuel is used in both systems. Without seeing your situation its hard to comment, but in general I think you could do either. Once the temperature decreases the burner starts with the same ignition sequence. why does my oil central heating boiler keep cutting out ? This can often be caused by a faulty boiler valve or more typically, a leak in the system. Since then the boiler has continued to trip every once and a while. Strong smell of oil in the garage. The boiler is switching itself off due to in-built safety mechanisms – if it did not shut down, then the boiler could overheat. I had to get a new pump last year and I asked the plumber, he said its nothing to worry about. If your home is large, badly insulated, with a boiler with a larger nozzle this might explain most of the difference. Looking at any websites these days tells you that if your boiler is over 10 years old it is down as low as 70% – 50% efficient. But comparing your pictures to mine, your looks new. How to Bleed and Restart Your Oil Heating. If the boiler was damp/wet there might be steam in the flue gases for a while until it all drys. Table A - boiler start and burner related fault finding table for all Grant Vortex oil fired boilers Fault Cause Action Boiler will not start Low pressure cut-out activate Refill system to 0.5 - 1.0 bar. Soot= incomplete combustion. The cover should be on the burner to get more accurate air intake readings and prevent excess air readings. I have a Firebird Popular 90 Boiler and my radiators are full of air, I have bled them regularly but there has been no improvement. Thanks. The pressure didn’t appear to go down at all before the unit came back on… We got a brand new warmflow oil condenser boiler fitted in June. Your email address will not be published. As a pump is used to move water around the central heating system, if it is not working properly, then hot water could just stay in the boiler rather than be moved around the … Yes sorry, its the red light on the burner control box. by Saloe » Sun Nov 21, 2010 4:02 pm, Post The pressure is too high. Loosen screw on left side and pull the control box out - it slides out. Therefore the water had to be removed first. Find out what the most common boiler problems are and how to fix them with our handy troubleshooting guide! Every year we find once we adjust the timings when winter comes along, and also increase the thermostat setting on the grey on top of the burner, the system intermittently fails to ignite yet pressing the little button on the grey thermostat box gets it going again. This should push any air out but BE CAREFUL this will spit out kerosene also. Your readings will change when you put the burner cover back on. My central heating oil boiler keeps cutting out. I had the oil pump, motor and photocell replaced approx one month ago after the boiler wouldn't work. Could also be a loose connection. Call for an Oil boiler not firing. 15 years old. Just wondering if it is possible to reduce the noise level from the boiler when it foires up. When your heating oil storage tank runs dry, your oil burner uses up the last of the fuel until the feed line is drained. when i turn my heating on it comes on for about 45 mins then cuts out and smoke comes from the bolier the reset light comes on the boiler and if you press it it fires up again and restarts but keeps cutting out. The condenser has been replaced and the pressure is OK (inside the green band on gauge) – any ideas as to the fault? by Saloe » Sun Nov 21, 2010 5:33 pm, Post Show Less. OP . It keeps doin this for a good few times b4 it finally fires up. Answered in 1 hour by: 2/12/2013. The downstairs radiators are working fine, the problem is just with the upstair ones. Steve. The photocell needed to be replaced also as part of the service. I have a trianco eurotrader boiler, in a external boiler house. Questions about central heating and boiler questions in here please. However, when the hot water is on by itself, the boiler (Glow-worm Ultimate 30-80FF) seems to start ok, along with the Grundfoss pump, but 2 minutes later, the boiler cuts out and the pump seems to continue. Generally, boiler pressure should be between 1 and 2 bar. What size is you house, mine (the one in the article) is a 3 bed semi. Thanking you in advance. This is why it is exposed. If you have serial number of boiler and details it will make it easier for them to order. There is sufficient fuel in the tank and I have tried the reset button to no avail. I asked a boiler engineer I know about you burner not igniting, and he said the following: I had a similar problem to this yesterday, and it was the ignition coil which had short circuited, and had also blown the control box (with the reset button). It sounds like your pump is acting up. Kitchen roll and rags were used to do this, as other wise the vacuum cleaner may have been damaged sucking up water. Turns out we were just about out of oil and have since had the tank refilled. Hi all When I run a hot tap the combi boiler fires up and heats the water. It is a Myson Volaire Pressure Jet 50/70. The small test hole drilled in the metal flue was taped up with aluminium sticky tape. Turns out we were just about out of oil and have since had the tank refilled. If this is the case, you’ll need the help of a professional. Good to know. Will, Hi Any ideas? Ask Your Own UK Plumbing Question. This can trigger your boiler to cut out. Theres no easy fix on this. 15 years old maybe more. If your boiler’s pump is faulty, then it can cause your boiler to switch off. 4. Can you suggest some simplified ways at maybe been able to fix this problem thanks. Soldato. Is your home well insulated? Today I had a service engineer have a look but he could not exactly find the problem. Oil burner cutting out Oil Boiler not firing. An oil boiler is often the best way to do this. A burner that is cutting out and re-firing is being starved of air. If lowering the pressure doesn’t make any difference try bleeding the radiators of excess air and water before calling a Gas … What is locking out, the burner or the boiler. He had a look, said it was fine and increased the oil pressure. I appreciate your effective content and information. As there is a short time to run on the old boiler will it run on kerosene for a short time, do I need to increase the pump pressure and change the jet before it can be used for the last month. A safety feature designed to prevent boilers from overheating will force the appliance to shut itself down in these instances, as the pump’s job is to move a steady supply of hot water throughout your home – if it is failing to do this, the hot water will stay put in the boiler. Since then the boiler has continued to trip every once and a while. We have had the plumber back out several times but he cannot seem to find a problem. Firebird outside oil boiler in its own galvanized box unit approx. I have a trianco eurotrader boiler, in a external boiler house. My oil furnace has been acting up lately and I think I am going to have to find a service to come out and check it out. I have a combination 90 indoor unit and may consider changing for an external unit in years to come and insulate the housing for noise and heat loss…although I assume some level of airflow would still be required for ventilation/air supply..? Strong smell of oil in the garage. I have bled the radiators and after waiting 10 - 15 mins fired the boiler again only for it to cut off. The cera-board insulation on the boiler door acts primarily as a seal to contain the hot gases within the heat exchanger. Are you experiencing boiler ‘lockout’ but aren’t quite sure what it means or what’s causing it? I too need a new insulation panel. Thanks for all your help. I have a Firebird Popular 90. Share this conversation. Did you check our previous article out? Boiler was locked out when I got up this morning. It is important however to use a qualified person to do the work. Riello 40 - Take red box off and your should see the Grey control box. i posted on here recently about the gas boiler cutting out because of low pressure in the system, anyway i topped the system uo with water and it has been fine.....however the wind in the last few days has been howling in the air outlet hose/flue and its now cutting out again and going in to safety mode which turns the gas/heating off Can you tell me how to tell o/s Boiler to inside Plumber: Marc, Plumber replied 7 years ago. its a ideal classic nf250 But this should only be done after the flue has cooled to avoid burns. Having helped many customers over the years and troubleshooting many faulty boilers, I know that boiler lockout […] Will any similar unit work, or do I have to get the exact same part. Plenty of oil in the tank. burner is out side. Then the cover plate screwed back on and the oil line opened up again, the boiler may need to be bleed after this job as opening and cleaning the oil filter will probably have introduced air into the system. Today I had a service engineer have a look but he could not exactly find the problem. The oil tank can be fitted on site and filled with oil as and when it’s needed and, in most cases, can be a cheaper heating solution than electric. I have bled the radiators and after waiting 10 - 15 mins fired the boiler again only for it to cut off. The boiler works fine for maybe 2 weeks at a time and will then just stop working. Check to see if your radiators are as warm as they should be – if some of them seem cold, … I have a similar issue with an oil boiler cutting out. Thanks. Is this all thats required to service a boiler or is there oil / air filters to clean? All above the burner and on the front cover. hi, The leak seems to be from the underside if this unit. It was serviced a few months ago and worked fine up until this. Ideas? by Saloe » Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:15 pm, Post I have been able to re-start using the restart button but again it cuts out after a short while. Hi, The system is pressurised. I would imagine around €70 – €80 for a decent service with the kind of checks detailed above. At the end of the box there is a small white square photocell. if servicing a indoor boiler with a flue going through the wall to the outside,would you do your smoke pump test and probe throught a hole that you drill in the flue or would you take a reading from outside. If your boiler’s pump is faulty, then it can cause your boiler to switch off. Today I had a service engineer have a look but he could not exactly find the problem. Clean and replace. Hello My central heating oil boiler keeps cutting out. Could the boiler be getting too hot as it cant regulate correctly and cutting out as a safety feature? The boiler fired up fine but only run for a few minutes before cutting out and initially only heated the pipes upto to the upstairs cupboard where the flow and return pipes start to go off to the radiators. I have a popular 90 firebird but the box on the front does not look like your picture on the web site my black box at the front is made in Denmark and has many Allen Key positions on it can you help, Hi, Did you try opening the bleed nut (allen key) slightly while firing it up? There is sufficient fuel in the tank and I have tried the reset button to no avail. If there is air in the system, then bleeding your radiators could resolve the problem. I have this exact boiler Oil Boiler not firing 10:30 pm in Ballyfermot. This can often be caused by a faulty boiler valve or more typically, a leak in the system. why does my oil central heating boiler keep cutting out ? Make sure there is no water in fuel line-water can collect i n bottom of oil-storage tank and needs draining off. I have a Firebird c35kw condenser boiler. Have you any ideas what is causing this issue and any advice as to how to fix it. My tank is about 1/3 full of oil! I have a tap type regulator on the fuel line, what is it for. Keeps cutting out and coming up with F1? was discovered inside the firebox. Reading this info So i’m satisfied to express that I have Like to put it in side a small house Since this article was first published an OFTEC qualified boiler servicer, e-mailed me to say that he would do two things slightly differently to ensure more accurate results using the flue analyser, these were: 1. If it does then buy a new thermostat and count yourself enormously lucky that it was that simple and cheap. Hi could you advise me if 250 liters of oil used over 39 days with the oil on for about 4 hours a day in a semi detached house 1320sq f with 8 rads is alot or average or what should it be Hi I have a trianco eurostar oil fired boiler, all has been working fine and it has been serviced this year - but last few days it hasn't fired up and when I take front cover off it has an amber light on and I have to push the light/button to get it to fire up, it is then okay again for a day or two before exactly the same happens again I have firebird super q 90 boiler. Oil burner cutting out Oil Boiler not firing. Servicing an oil boiler: Firebird popular range. I don’t want to get into this if there is a risk of damaging in the removal. Always better to do smoke test prior to using analyzer, protects oxygen cell.I would test from not to distant out side, if access point not inside. Trianco Boiler Cutting Out Constantly: technics100: 12/14/04 3:24 PM: Hi. it’s dated at about 20years old, can we get a welder to make new plates? SAFETY FIRST | You should contact their technical department and check with them. I wouldn't have the first clue as to how to do that, and the internet seems to be of no help whatsoever (apart from your good self). The debris were removed from the fire box below by hand. The hole drilled for testing the flue gas should be at least 150mm above the boiler spigot. The rads only get luke warm. 15 years old. As Andrea asked, is there any oil filter or air filter to be replaced? If it does then buy a new thermostat and count yourself enormously lucky that it was that simple and cheap. I do not think it is air locked. Just a quick one, do you know the partnimbet for the baffle door insulation and seal for the 82 ? Need help? Why is this? I hope this was helpful to show how much work can be involved to service a boiler properly. Burner also needs to be stripped, cleaned and tested as soot in boiler is a symptom of problem with burner. Kevin, The best thing to do is contact the boiler supplier or manufacturer and check. Andy Dix on 20th January 2017 at 11:04 pm Emailed Ideal about pressure loss, not had the decency to reply. Today, boilers are much more efficient so there is no need to oversize a boiler. Many thanks Brian. It fires up but cuts out to lock out after a few seconds! Soldato. Any ideas? I remember before the service, flue gas weren’t that strong, now it has a much stronger oil burning smell?? 7. Is it normal for a boiler system to run for 3-5 minutes or so and then shut off for a minute or two and start back up again? As I got a 90 oil boiler off a person and I would - Created by Slicejack. this sounds to me like its the air damper jack that is leaking you can get a seal for these approx. Need help? It does this repeatedly. All pipework cold, so it hadn't fired at all. The thermostat unit (plastic housing shown on top of boiler)is damaged on my boiler. This Information is quite helpful,however I have just one question,can you tell me why my burner does not always fire up,when the red light is pressed it starts up fine,other than that the system runs fine. But this should only last for a short while. It should take at least an hour to do properly. The pump is staying on but the burner won’t ignite, what would the issue be? Home; About Us; Services. Burner removed from boiler, note the oil nozzle at center of burner, this is replaced later. Happened me once-bled almost a litre of water . Like to put it in side a small house Required fields are marked *. The system was drained and new radiators fitted, with new pipe routing in some cases. The motorised valves are manufactured by Sunvic and one fails about every 3 years, but I get them refurbished by a chap in England. Trianco Boiler Cutting Out Constantly: technics100: 12/14/04 3:24 PM: Hi. Too much pressure in the boiler will cause the boiler’s automatic safety precautions to kick in and shut the boiler down. Joined: 29 Sep 2003 Posts: 5,580 Location: Newcastle upon Tyne. It is burning at 95% efficiency but unfortunately it is still cutting out after approx. As a boiler technician i would advise anyone with a boiler inside their house to get a carbon monoxide alarm fitted. The Helpful Engineer © 2020. Home; About Us; Services. Maybe a seal is broken or the settings need adjusting. Possibly the air intake manifold is not engaging when the boiler is switched on. Ask Your Own UK Plumbing Question. The burner starts with ignition as normal. It'll run the CH for 5 minutes, then turn off for 5 minutes, repeat. thanks. It is a Myson Volaire Pressure Jet 50/70. Riello 40 - Take red box off and your should see the Grey control box. Did he clean the electrodes etc? Show Less. But in my case, as stated previously, water was lying in the bottom of the firebox. Anyway its not possible from this distance to diagnose the issue so perhaps you should get a second opinion from a qualified boiler installer/ service person. The boiler is insulated anyway as part of its construction, so the benefit of adding more would probably be minimal. am i right or am i right? As a boiler engineer i would advise anyone with a boiler inside their house to get a carbon monoxide alarm fitted. You need an Oilman to sort it. By this I mean it starts and runs for about ten seconds and then stops. Very helpful. Thanks for the service guide It's a bit of a strange one as we know always to leave the oil in the tank settle before switching on the boiler. So how much truth are in these statements? I had the oil pump, motor and photocell replaced approx one month ago after the boiler wouldn't work. I have a tap type regulator on the fuel line, what is it for. Hi all When I run a hot tap the combi boiler fires up and heats the water. when your burner is running does it actually heat the rads/water what button are you pressing to restrart the fact your service engineer stated your boiler is running at 95% eff tells me he really does not have a clue how to use an fga to start with also what parts is he going to change he is really only guessing. In some cases, there may be a more severe problem with will require replacement parts or even a boiler … My boiler keeps cutting out after some time, main 15 he a boiler, yes, - Answered by a verified Plumber We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. we had it serviced and plumber told us this, and that we’re losing 50%+ efficiency due to this. I have been able to re-start using the restart button but again it cuts out after a short while. I have a popular Firebird 90 oil fired burner running on the old gas oil. weblog posts in this sort of space . 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