Oct 05 2020 · Another potential cause of the problem could be a tripped electrical fuse. Boilers need a small amount of electricity for the ignition to work so a tripped fuse could be preventing your appliance from functioning. To rule this out check that your power supply is working as it should.Read More
A yellow flame tip may mean a lack of primary air. For the main burner flame dust can cause yellow or orange streaks large flames mean it is over-fired a small flame is under-fired and the same thing happens with a lack of primary air - a yellow flame tip.Read More
The Floating Flame Because combustion byproducts are inflammable normal ignition of burner gas is inhibited due to a lack of sufficient oxygen. Initially the burner flame may appear to float several inches above the burner reflecting delayed ignition.Read More
Pilot / Main Flame fails to light or is unstable causing shutdowns Soot accumulations due to varying fuel-air ratio The draft regulator (barometric damper) is located on the stack is closed when the burner is off but opens automatically to pull air into the boiler when the burner is turned on.Read More
Flame rollout occurs when burner flames exude from the normal combustion area of a gas boiler or furnace. Like furnaces gas boilers incorporate a heat exchanger that accepts hot combustion gases produced by the burner then transfers heat to the water. In proper operation all combustion should be limited to the combustion chamber. Venting Issues In most cases the sequence of events that ...Read More
Is your boiler making unusual noises whistling not launching or the heating element wont heat up? You need to do some troubleshooting. Check the table below which describes the most common causes of malfunctions ways of dealing with them and bringing a boiler back to work.Read More
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