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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Hi Terry, I re-checked the connections this afternoon, and the yellow wire had not secured properly when I re-seated them yesterday when looking at the switch wiring. When I took both the red and yellow wire out, the red wire had a longer exposed section and the yellow's exposed section was a...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Hi, F.Y.I One of the wall lights is on the same wall as the switch, but the other wall light is on the opposite wall. I have relooked at the ceiling rose, as can be seen below. From the looks of things the yellow wire is acting as a 'switched live' sharing the same cable (the white one on...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Hi again, One thing that has been confusing me with the wiring, is that I am unsure what the yellow wire coming from the ceiling cable is doing and why it is going into the L1 on the wall light switch. I have tried to replicate the wiring, as a diagram below, so you can see exactly how it is...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    OK, thanks Terry. I've orders some now, so once I have them I will re-wire the neutrals into it and then see if that gets the second wall light working again. I've also ordered a new metal faced switch so once that arrives I will wire that up, as per the current switch, so I can have the earth...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Thanks for the info. With regards to the connectors, can I just use the standard ones like below, if so I see there are various Amp versions; ( 30, 20, 15, 10, 5 ,3 Amp), along with the Ampage, does this just denote the size of hole for the wire to go into? Therefore, do you know which one I...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Terry, I do have a multimeter, but its been a fair few years since I used it last. I will give the "wire nut" (thanks endecotp) a twist tomorrow and see if the second light comes back on. I have a couple of 2 port Wago connectors, do you know if you can insert two wires in to a single port...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    I was pondering if I could use the screw from the current metal face plate and move the wire up and attach the crimped loop to the earth terminal (on backing box) and fix it in place with that screw. The twist connector, should I just try and twist it around a bit more, or should I un-twist...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Hi Terry, Thanks for your reply, much appreciated. How do I check the Neutral wires, is there a way to get them out of the floating yellow terminal? i.e do I unscrew it, or pull it off? I have not used one before so am a bit unsure how to do it and don't want to damage anything and then not be...
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    2 gang light switch problem & earthing back box query?

    Hi, I currently have a 2 gang dimmer switch, which the left hand switch operates the main ceiling light, and the right hand switch operates two wall lights. I decided to unscrew the faceplate to see how the wiring was connected before I bought a new (non dimming) 2 gang switch. What I found...
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    Worcester Bosch Greenstar Ri Frost protection

    Hi Terry, Thanks for the explanation. But what I really would like to know is; with my external 'frost stat' currently disconnected from power, but still wired into the boiler, will this stop the boilers own frost protection from working? I am just thinking that could the boiler 'know / sense'...
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    Worcester Bosch Greenstar Ri Frost protection

    Thanks for your reply. I will reconnect the 'frost stat' and get a 'pipe stat' fitted to the return pipe, over the next few days. In the mean time, just out of interest, can you advise on my earlier mentioned point '2', below. 2. If the 'frost stat' is still wired into the boiler, but does...
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    Worcester Bosch Greenstar Ri Frost protection

    Hi, I have a Worcester Bosch Greenstar 18Ri regular boiler installed within my garage. There is also a Honeywell T4360 Frost Thermostat installed just above and to the left of the boiler. The problem I was having was that the Frost Thermostat was kicking in in cold weather and firing up the...
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    Advice on replacing Central Heating Room Thermostat

    LOL, No the boiler is not stolen. It's just out of habit for when posting images online. I always blank serial numbers out (in image editing software), it's not actually blanked out on the boiler plate. Do you need to know the serial number?
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    Advice on replacing Central Heating Room Thermostat

    Hi, I would like to replace my existing manual room thermostat which is a “Danfoss Randal RMT 230”, but could do with a bit of advice. Due to the current location of the existing unit, tight up against my sitting room door! I could do with a bit of advice on which model I should replace...
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    Painting bathroom tiles, but which paint to use?

    Hi, I have decided to try and paint my bathroom tiles, as dont have time to take of the tiles and re-tile, due to our baby arriving within the next month. But could do with a bit of help on deciding which paint to use. After reading various posts I know I will have to clean down the tiles...
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    Wobbling toilet currently fixed with scerws into concrete!

    Just a quick update. I got the required screw kit from ScerwFix and fitted them to the toilet on Saturday. Now have a rock solid toilet base :) The only problem I encountered was that the orignial screws had rusted right through, so I had to the holes out with the rest of the old...
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    Wobbling toilet currently fixed with scerws into concrete!

    Thankyou all for your help :) I will pop down to screwfix this weekend and see if I can finally sort out my toilet. Cheers.
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    Wobbling toilet currently fixed with scerws into concrete!

    Hi, I have a downstairs toilet which wobbles about when someone is sat on it. After having a look at how the base is held down, I noticed that it seems have four screws and not bolts! I put a Phillips screwdriver into a couple of them and the screw just spins around. So I am a bit...
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    Radiators get hot when water heating on!

    Ok, I had a look last night when I go home and it was still in the "M" position. So I then gently gave the lever a wiggle, then turned on the "Central Heating" only, and then looked at the lever, which then moved down to the "H" position. So I then turned it off and turned on the "Water...
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    Radiators get hot when water heating on!

    Seco services / Space Cat: The hot water heating was NOT on when I took these pictures, it had been OFF for 3hrs. Also the central heating is NOT on either. (still tying to avoid having it on until it is a lot colder). I will have a look tonight when the water heating is ON and see what...
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