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    No big flames inside Vaillant VCW Sine 18T3WFH !!

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    No big flames inside Vaillant VCW Sine 18T3WFH !!

    HOORAAAAYYYYY!!! It works!! **What a polava!!** Thanks to galwag and weargas for the suggestions. The microswitch idea was almost there. I took the control box apart and found that the small barbed copper spring which locks the mechanism in the on state and holds the two microswitches in the...
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    No big flames inside Vaillant VCW Sine 18T3WFH !!

    I have been using a multimeter for most of my tests so far. eg: AC volts for pump/solonoid, continuity test for microswitches, and ohms for NTC (~4.7k...not sure if that is about right). Tonight will be my fifth night going home to a cold house with a 'new lead' in my invetigation. So far, every...
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    No big flames inside Vaillant VCW Sine 18T3WFH !!

    Thanks for your suggestion, I think that this must be on the right track. I had high hopes about this mysterious overheat reset button, especially when I got home, looked at my boiler, and sure enough it had one! I pressed it, but alas, nothing has changed. Since the only thing I did during...
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    No big flames inside Vaillant VCW Sine 18T3WFH !!

    Thankyou. I will look for this! I don't think the thing has overheated, but you never know. I assume I am looking for some sort of push button. I'll try it and report back. Scott
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    No big flames inside Vaillant VCW Sine 18T3WFH !!

    Moved into our house in Dec03. The boiler is a Vaillant VCW-Sine 18 T3 WF H 'combi' boiler which does heating and on-demand hot water. I was told by a plumber (CORGI) guy who called to connect our new cooker that this boiler is "a decent one". It has worked fine for months and now it seems to...
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