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    Potterton Apollo 30

    Hello The water light is on constantly on this boiler. No water is running. But it won’t go out and as a result the Heating does not work. I have switched the boiler off and also tried the reset as per instructions. But as soon as I turn the boiler back on the water light stays on. If I run the...
  2. WILDMETAL

    POTTERTON SUPRIMA 50

    hi i have prob with potterton suprima 50 .when turning on it seems to not heat the heating for while and keeps cutting out only running for say 2 mins . but then after a while it heat the radiators but still only runs for like 3-5 mins cutting in and out all the time . its had a new pcb abut 2...
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    Brown water leaking from boiler

    I have a potterton boiler that’s leaking water from under the control panel. Just seems to be a few drops every few days. It seems to be working otherwise. Worried it’s on its last legs. Any ideas? Thanks
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    Fluctuating shower temperature, Potterton Gold

    Hi I have a Potterton Gold combi, about 15 yrs old, and a thermostatic shower. When the shower is run, the boiler doesn't always ignite or if it does, it cuts out after 30-45 secs. I don't have this issue if i run a bath. In fact, i notice that if the shower runs cold and i switch on the HW...
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    Boiler not lighting since I fitted a new radiator.

    We have a 60s house with a single pipe central heating system About 3 weeks ago I went into the loft as I was going to fit a new radiator so I planned to block the breather and feed pipe in the central heating header tank. To my surprise the water was boiling hot. I shut down the heating system...
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    Tado installation help

    I am attempting to self install my Tado thermostat. Having removed the cover on my existing Potterton termostat I am presented with the following (see attached screenshot). The Tado guide says label the wires and connect wire 2, 1 and 4. On my unit I have no wire in terminal 1. Any help would be...
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    Potterton Kingfisher MF RS50 - overheating and clicking

    Hi all I'm looking for some advice / views please. I have an old (installed 2000) Potterton Kingfisher MF RS50 boiler that has developed an intermittent fault. My system is gravity fed with a cold water tank and header tank in the loft and a single zone switch which - I'm told - is why I can...
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    Hive to Potterton 28 wiring

    Hello, Can you please advise me if my wiring diagram looks correctly? I've ordered few days ago Hive without installation and from what I've gathered that seems how it should be looking like, but I would ideally need confirmation from somebody that knows better then my very amateurish skills...
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    Potterton Hall effect sensor connector

    My Combi Gold 33 HE just went into a state where it is indicating hot water demand all the time, so obviously we are getting no CH and the burner is firing up , fan turning on and off every few minutes. I believe this is a problem with the DHW flow sensing function so took the hall effect...
  10. Hendersonm66

    POTTERTON PROMAX COMBI 28 HE PLUS A minumum flow rate

    Anyone able to help with this one. I need to fit a bypass valve to a POTTERTON PROMAX COMBI 28 HE PLUS A. The instructions for most of these bypass valves (Honeywell DU144 for example) seem to come with a chart where I have to refer to the pump speed and minimum flow rate for the boiler. This...
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    Transfer from Potterton EP 3000 to a HIVE

    Hi all I hope some kind soul out there can help with this. I am a novice but willing to learn. The whole concept of water heating systems and electricity is voodoo to me, but I have tried to educate myself with hours of internet research and I think I am getting there but I need some help and...
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    Potterton Kingfisher MF CF 100 Flue

    Hi, I’ve had a Potterton Kingfisher MF CF 100 Floorstanding boiler in the outside shed for 20 years and it’s still working brilliantly. I had my annual gas service and Homeserve spotted that the internal flue tube (goes up to the shed roof and out) had corrosion and a hole. They shut off the...
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    Problem with Potterton Kingfisher 2 and EP 2002 controller

    Hi all! Wondered if anyone had experience of this old relic from a bygone era?? I recently had the three port valve changed as well as the controller on this system. The old one was missing one of the sliders, plus the valve never seemed to open for heating, and the spindle sheared off when I...
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    Changing Potterton EP3001 to a new Nest Thermostat

    Hi all, New here but been lurking for a while; you've helped with many a DIY task to date so I'm indebted already! I recently bought a Nest Thermostat for our quite old but fully working boiler (Potterton Profile 60e). It is controlled via a Potterton EP3001 controller, and feeding into that...
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    Potterton performer 28 help

    Hi all, Apologies in advance if this is a stupid question, I am totally helpless. Recently moved into a new flat and today turning the heating on for the first time since the move in date. We have a potterton performer 28, and as far as I can see I've set everything how it should be, but...
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    Hive Installation wiring problem

    The above is a photo of my current Potterton wiring diagram. I’m trying to install a two channel Hive system. The issue i’m Having is with the live wire that runs into 5, can someone tell me what I should do with this? I’m sure I know what to do with the other wires but this is giving me a real...
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    Another Potterton thread...

    I'm planning on updating our central heating system in the next few weeks and need some advice in regards to rewiring for the new central heating controller. We currently have an ancient Potterton EP2000 unit controlling the central heating and I'm looking to replace it with a Honeywell T6R-HW...
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    How much does a Diverter Valve and Cartridge cost for a Potterton Powermax HE 85 CP?

    I posted this question in September: https://www.diynot.com/diy/threads/diverter-valve.509393/ The answerer talked about diverter valves and cartridges. I have a few questions: 1) What the difference is between a diverter valve and a cartridge? 2) Why could the cartridge fail independently of...
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    combi boiler turns on by itself

    Promax combi he plus boiler fitted with cordless room thermostat panel. Batteries removed boiler doesnt fire up - correct as not recieving info from cordless panell BUT on 3 occassions now after being out all day regardless of warm or cold day the C/H has been on an the house is toasty warm-...
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    Install Nest over Potterton EP2002 Y-Plan

    So there I was I planned everything in advanced for my father's home. He sent me all the details of our current boiler and heating system and I was convinced that it was a y plan system because i have a 3 port valve that says "y plan". I arrive to do the job and I see this silly wire set up. Why...
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