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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    Any ideas anyone? Thanks in advance.
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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    I've drained off a fair bit of water and the F&E tank is refilling automatically. I've ran magnets along all accessible pipes and no sludge evident. 2 things I was wondering: 1. Could it be an air lock, which could be fixed by draining the system via hosepipe to garden - only thing is I...
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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    Thanks Huge I'm not sure if it's an air bleed on the cylinder or a valve to release excess pressure as it has always been half open and nothing comes out if I turn it fully open using a flat head screwdriver? The F&E tank had some water in it and I added more by holding the ball valve...
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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    Hi, anybody any more ideas they can offer as I can't afford to call anyone out just now?
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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    Thanks, there seems to be 4 pipes coming from the boiler as per this picture:
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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    There is a thing at the top of the pipes off the cylinder on which I could use a flat head scredriver which was already half open but had no effect on fully opening - see pic opposit. Oddly there's no thermostat on the cylinder either.
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    no hot water or central heating - vented system

    Hi, I've got a Potterton Flamingo 20-30 boiler and water cylinder (see photos) fed from 2 large tanks feed & expansion tank. Getting cooler now, so decided to put on the heating for 1st time since April and the boiler keeps cutting out after approx 5 minutes and there's no heating. The hot...
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