Boiler Pressure

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  1. Member 328449

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    My boiler pressure is at 0. I've tried fiddling with the levers and nothing seems to help. Any advice?
     

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    Black lever?
     
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    Turned it both ways. No change.
     
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    from the picture, turn the black lever on the right so it is in-line with the pipe (90 degrees to what it is now) then turn the black lever on the left 90 degrees.
     
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    Normally takes two levers to fill system, you tried both?
     
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    That's done the trick! Thanks very much. Is it safe to leave it like that or should I turn one/both of them off until it needs topping up again?
     
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    Deffo turn them off after filling!!
     
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    Both of them?
     
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    Try this video. Not sure about disconnecting the filler pipes though. I don't bother.
    Its always two levers to fill the system.
    How to repressurise or fill a combi boiler or...
     
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    Yes.

    It's a sealed system therefore it needs topping up manually when the pressure has dropped.
     
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    Thanks very much for the help. All sorted now.
     
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    What is the reading now?.
     
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    you need to know why it has dropped in pressure and that fixed pipe should be a filling loop that can be removed after the pressure is increased ...
     
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    Did you bleed the rads?
     
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    as mentioned a loss of pressure normally means one thing...a leak somewhere.....only needs to be a 'weep' and pressure will drop eventually.

    check all your pipes/connections and radiators........leave a few bits of tissue laying about under any suspects...any drops will show up on that

    theres a really good central heating problems/questions thread in general chat if you've not already seen it......the guys good at the old fault finding

    http://www.avforums.com/forums/gene...-central-heating-boilers-feel-free-ask-5.html
     

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