Ensure the heat exchanger is correctly located. Refer to Commissioning, section 5. By using this site, you agree to our use of anonymous cookies as well as anonymous Analytics. The meter and supply pipes must be capable of delivering this quantity of gas in addition to the demand from any other appliances in the house. When the burner is turned off, the fan will continue to run for 20 seconds and the pump will stop immediately if the selector is set for hot water only. When the selector is set to central heating and hot water, it will respond to a demand for heat in the following sequence:- a. Save Money There are many financial benefits to working on your boiler yourself.
Raise the control panel and secure in position with the two screws provided. The expansion vessel pressure test point is accessible from the top and rear of the boiler. After all, if you have a job or attend school, it can be hard to make the time to be around for a service person to come to your property to work on this item. Open the mains water inlet valve see Fig. Refill and pressurise the system. For example, a professional service will make you pay not just for the tools and parts that are used but for the time of the professional. Ensure wires are connected correctly 2.
Having someone new come into your home could be a hassle. Dont think that you have to spend a small fortune for a professional service to come and repair your boiler. Disconnect the unions from the cyclone and re-assemble with a new cyclone. Note: If you get unacceptable temperature variations with this type of shower, then a thermostatic or pressure equalising type should be used. Remove the two fixing screws and remove the overheat thermostat from the heat exchanger.
Flashing on and off - Overheat thermostat has operated. Remember to reset the clock when the supply is restored. It may be necessary to support the flue with suitable brackets every metre when flue lengths approaching the maximum are used. Setting the selector switch to central heating and hot water the boiler will operate to provide both central heating and hot water. Ensure the rubber frame is located correctly in the front panel. With the switch set to hot water only the boiler will only operate to provide domestic hot water, ideal for Summer use when central heating is not required. Record details of the service in the Service History section on page 34 of this manual and in the Benchmark Log Book.
Fully opening a hot tap may not always provide the maximum temperature as the flow rate may be too high, try closing it slightly until the maximum temperature is achieved. We may also receive commission payments when you are taken to external websites and complete purchases from third party sellers, once you leave our site, we cannot be held liable for your purchases. The pump will continue to run to remove any residual heat from the boiler. Do you really want to deal with such logistics when you could work on the boiler yourself? Try working on your boiler yourself so that you dont have to miss work to meet a professional service or have to deal with the headaches of making an appointment. If the mains water supply fails, there will be no hot water from the taps. However, they do sometimes need to be repaired.
Refer to Commissioning, section 5. The boiler will continue to provide central heating. Check the operation of the boiler. Refill and pressurise the system. Other clocks could cause damage. Back to Brands Alpha Boiler Manuals Shown below are boiler manuals.
Refill and pressurise the system. In cold weather, vapour may be emitted from the terminal. Leave the control panel open until commissioning procedures have been completed. The supply of hot water is almost instantaneous at the boiler, but the time taken to reach a tap and the temperature at which it leaves the tap will depend on the rate at which the water is drawn off and the length of the pipe between the tap and the boiler. Using the new washers supplied, re-assemble in reverse order.
Boilers are a part of life for many people. Only fit the Alpha recommended clock. The boiler will continue to supply hot water at the temperature set by the thermostat until the tap is closed. Remove the rubber window frame and remove the damaged glass. If the boiler is to be left in service with the User, set the controls, clock if fitted, see User's Operating manual and room thermostat if fitted to the User's requirements. Return all controls to their original settings.
Depending on your mains water pressure, it may not be possible to operate several hot taps at the same time. Who doesnt want to be self sufficient? Contents include 1 Introduction 2 Technical data 3 General boiler information 4 Installation 5 Commissioning 6 Boiler operation 7 Routine servicing 8 Component replacement 9 Wiring diagrams 10 Fault finding 11 Short parts list. This site processes no personally identifiable data. The output of the burner is automatically controlled to suit the system demand. However, before any servicing or replacement of parts ensure the gas and electrical supplies are isolated. Turn on all hot water taps and allow water to flow until no air is present.
Take the time to track down such a manual and you will save yourself a lot of money. If it is damaged, in any way, turn the boiler off and contact your Service Engineer. When the supply is restored, the boiler will return to normal operation. Hot water will always be available when a tap is opened. The following are some reasons to use a boiler servicing manual rather than calling up a service to come and work on your boiler. Illuminated continuously - Burner is alight. Flashing on and off - Temperature sensor fault, contact your Service Engineer.