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No it's not normally dangerous. The heating system is protected by a boiler pressure relief valve (PRV). This boiler pressure valve prevents damage by letting water escape sometimes via a small pipe through the external wall near the boiler when theres too much pressure. Most systems also shut down if boiler pressure gets too high.

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Forum Member 28/12/14 - 06 ... had times when the pilot light has gone out on my Potterton boiler when it's been windy and I impressed myself as not too hard to reset (would have to look at the manual again). However as your radiators are heating up briefly can't be that. ... I can top up the pressure on the boiler so no problem bleeding the rads.

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Feb 08 2015 · He came and gave my boiler a thorough inspection and overhaul including the filling loop expansion vessel pressure relief valve circulation fan and water pressure switch. He then suggested that there was a leak in the system and proceeded to pour a bottle of 'leak sealer' into the boiler and asked me to monitor the water pressure for a week.

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Apr 05 2009 · Problem is i didnt realise that it added the pressure then the needle moved so i put far too much in and it went to the 3 bar when it should be between 1 and 2. This has meant water pouring out of the overflow - ive got the hot tap running now which has stopped that - ive also turned the boiler off (whether on or off its chucking water ...

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The ideal boiler pressure should be between 1 to 1.5 bars on your pressure gauge when your heating is switched off. Around 2 bars is a normal pressure level when your boiler is active/heating up. Anything below 0.5 is too low and must be replaced.

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I don't particularly want to pay out money for another engineer to come look at it but I am pretty clueless when it comes to plumbing and don't like tampering too much in case I break something. I tried turning the black pressure tap located underneath the boiler but so far there's no movement whatsoever on the pressure gauge/indicator.

What is the safe pressure for a hot-water-heating system?

Jan 19 2015 · The water pressure in a hydronic boiler shouldn't be over 12- to 15-psi. It should have only enough pressure to raise the water a few feet above the top of the highest point in the piping system. A 12-psi setting will lift water 28' above the fill valve. A 15-psi setting will lift the water to 34'.

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Jan 05 2021 · There are only a few ways a boiler can gain pressure. 1 - the expansion tank is bad or has no air charge in it 2 - the auto-feed valve is leaking by 3 - the high limit temperature is set too high 4 - you have a tankless coil for making domestic hot water and it

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Follow these 8 simple steps to increasing boiler pressure. Water leaking (H.02 .06) There are several potential causes of a leak and its location will help to determine the fault. The cause in many cases is a broken internal component such as a pump seal or pressure valve. If the leak is coming from the pressure valve your boiler pressure may be too high.

Boiler has too much pressure Heating Help: The Wall

u want to check to see if the PRV is not faulty. bring the pressure down to where is needed for your system them shut off the feed to the boiler; if the pressure still rises then it it's not your PRV its somthing else. fyi the back flow does not have any affect on pressue. so now u want to look at your exp. tank tap it does it sound hollow it should. the only way to check the pressure in the exp. tank is to remove it from

What temp do most people set their boilers to ...

Dec 01 2015 · Well the house really got hot quickly and the rads were too hot to touch. I was impressed with this performance on a high temp but wouldnt normally have it so hot. So i wondered what temps do you all set the boilers you install at ? My vaillant goes up to a max of 75C. And i think it has been running a bit to cold at 60C.

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After replacing the pressuretrol the system is still running at too high of pressure. I shut the boiler off once it reached 7 psi on the new pressure gauge. I did set the cut in psi to .05-.06 and the cut out to 1 psi. That is what I typically set them to. The pressuretrol is teed off from the top sight glass valve.

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20 hours ago · DIYnot Forums. Home Forums > How to... > Plumbing and Central ... there still may be something wrong with the design of the system but the fact remains that it has been fine since the boiler was installed for a few years right up until it was serviced. 2/3rds power has been fine. ... result is feed and expansion pipe is at negative pressure and ...

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Jan 29 2008 · You CAN have too much pressure though... and it seems that you do. 20-25 is too high. There are basically three things which can cause high pressure in a boiler system. 1. Waterlogged expansion (or compression) tank. There are two types one looks like a propane tank and hangs from the piping. There is a diaphraghm (or bladder) in this type of tank.

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What is the safe pressure for a hot-water-heating system?

Jan 19 2015 · The water pressure in a hydronic boiler shouldn't be over 12- to 15-psi. It should have only enough pressure to raise the water a few feet above the top of the highest point in the piping system. A 12-psi setting will lift water 28' above the fill valve. A 15-psi setting will lift the water to 34'.

What temp do most people set their boilers to ...

Dec 01 2015 · Well the house really got hot quickly and the rads were too hot to touch. I was impressed with this performance on a high temp but wouldnt normally have it so hot. So i wondered what temps do you all set the boilers you install at ? My vaillant goes up to a max of 75C. And i think it has been running a bit to cold at 60C.

boiler keeps popping off relief valve...why? Heating ...

Try valving off the indirect lowering boiler pressure to system requiriments run boiler up to temp and watch pressure. If it stays within parameters you have your answer. Then to confirm open valves to indirect and see if pressure rises.Rob This discussion has been closed.

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20 hours ago · DIYnot Forums. Home Forums > How to... > Plumbing and Central ... there still may be something wrong with the design of the system but the fact remains that it has been fine since the boiler was installed for a few years right up until it was serviced. 2/3rds power has been fine. ... result is feed and expansion pipe is at negative pressure and ...

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