Why does my Potterton boiler not firing up?

Like most boilers, fan faults like this on a Potterton can be narrowed down to the following boiler issues: Loose or damaged wiring – the PCB isn’t receiving the signal it needs. A faulty air pressure switch – the switch is sending the wrong signals to the boiler.

How do I reset Potterton Promax?

  1. Reset. bar.
  2. Off position. The boiler will not operate.
  3. Central heating. and hot water. Both heating and. hot water will operate.
  4. Hot water. Hot water will operate.
  5. Reset. Hold for approximately. 5 seconds and release.

Why will my boiler not fire up?

A boiler might not ignite due to various possible reasons – insufficient pressure, blockage in the burner, faulty valves, frozen pipes etc. Sometimes, you can fix the problem on your own. In other cases, you don’t have any choice but to call an engineer.

How do you relight a Potterton boiler?

Press and hold the reset switch for one minute and hold a flame to the pilot light at the same time. Ensure you only hold the switch down once the pilot light has ignited, to reduce the chances of any gas accumulating again. When you release the button, the flame should stay.

Why will my heating not come on?

If your heating system will not turn on, the first thing you should do is check the thermostat. The thermostat’s battery may have gone bad, causing it to power off. If your thermostat is hardwired, a power surge, brownout, or brief power outage may have caused the thermostat to lose its settings.

Where is the reset button on Potterton profile boiler?

2) find and press the ‘reset’ button underneath. This is an overheat protection device that many owners do not realise is there. Many a broken Potterton Profile has been fixed simply by pressing the button back in again!

Why is my furnace clicking but not turning on?

You Have a Faulty Ignition Sensor (Pilot Light) The pilot light or ignition sensor is usually the most common issue when your furnace will not ignite. This is typically the problem if you can hear your furnace click on but it does not fire up.

What do you do when your boiler flame goes out?

If the pilot light has gone out, you’ll need to reset it following your manufacturer’s instructions. Newer boilers will have an ignitor, whereas an older boiler pilot light may require you to light a match for ignition. If you still can’t light your boiler, there could be debris blocking the jet.

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