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    Hi, I'm screwing together railway sleepers using Timberlock screws, do I need to pre drill as...

    Hi, I'm screwing together railway sleepers using Timberlock screws, do I need to pre drill as sleepers are hardwood, can anyone help
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    boiler will not fire on demand

    By the way what is the best way to add inhibitor into the ch system as it all had to be drained yesterday for the plate exchanger to be fitted and was'ent done at the time
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    boiler will not fire on demand

    Hi that's good news I'll do that tomorrow if I can get a replacement flow valve, and maybe I'll get some hot water at last. many thanks. Rich
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    boiler will not fire on demand

    ok will do, am i right in saying that ill have to drain down boiler to replace flow switch
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    boiler will not fire on demand

    Hi, i have a Firebird 90 combi boiler, been having problems with no hot water and complete loss of water pressure, have just replaced the plate to plate and fitted a new blender valve, this has solved the pressure problem as the exchanger was completely fured up, the problem is the boiler will...
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    no hot water

    Hi everyone I have a Firebird Combi 90 boiler which has stopped producing hot water the symptoms started with a lack of pressure and slowly over a week or two the hot water went, the diverter valve has been changed and still no hot water the flow valve may be next, is this the best route to go...
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    sanisplit combi

    i have the drawing thanks though, how do's the plastic pipe work?
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    sanisplit combi

    ok thanks i assume that will be the dirty end then
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    sanisplit combi

    Hi all can anyone one help on a diagnosis, i have a sanisplit combi, ie, three outlets, the pump motor is now running continuously since this morning even after reset, i have pulled apart and all seems to be ok with the impeller, would this suggest that the pump has had it...
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    sani split pump

    ok thanks for that how do's it come apart i can see a large screw type knob at the clean end? Rich
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    sani split pump

    hi all i have a sani split pump maserator which can be a bit fickle, anyway the problem is the pump motor is continuously running do's anyone no how to fix this, i've pushed the reset but still the same...
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    sump plug

    Hi Andy thanks for looking those up but the plug looks like a thin large table washer with an internal female torx, I've got a replacement plug no problem the problem is that it's stripped out and I'm not going to risk cracking the ally sump so this is the reason for a syphon pump thanks for...
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    sump plug

    Hi it's a Astra 1.8 51 plate why?
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    sump plug

    Hi John here's an up date on the sump plug,Ive decided after much searching not to go ahead with the welding angle or the hammer way, as said by yourself ,ally,its a bit risky so I've bought a syphon vacum pump so I can remove oil via the dipstick then change the filter pump was £29 inc delivery...
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    sump plug

    Hi the direct hammering may not be possible as the plug is thin in depth and dish like in shape so very little meat to hit, I like the idea of a left hand drill bit I'll need to find a good engineering supplier., I've got a new plug and as its a fair size there is room to drill a hole through...
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    sump plug

    no not really its a very thin flat faced plug on an astra i have tried with mole grips but not really wide enough for any major grip
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    sump plug

    hi all ive got a bit of a prob with a sump plug which has a torx female, prob is it has stripped during removal with the correct tool it wasent in the best of states thanks to some clever person damaging it the past, ive tried the using chisel very carefully on the edge but it refuses to budge...
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    cistern syphon

    Just had a look at Lunns could well be what i need, and no its not the Screwfix one ive just tried a Fluid master one but ive now taken it back :( Rich
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    cistern syphon

    Hi i have ive taken apart my cistern to replace the syphon, prior to doing this i purchased a Fluidmaster syphon 1 1/2- 2" complete with inlet valve i thought this would do fine anyway ive taken it all apart only to find the hole at the bottom is 2 1/2" i cant find one anywhere or a reducer...
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    Torx bolt size

    Ok thanks John hopefully all's well I'll give the pressure test you mentioned a go, prob have to rebleed again, I've got MOT this Saturday, thanks once again and everyone else who replied Rich
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