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24 Dec - update - Grundfos pump still runs constantly

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Littlemiss21, 11 Dec 2018.

  1. Littlemiss21

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    :ROFLMAO: Yes .Groundhog day over and over again! No updates. as yet
     
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    Is that the noise the groundhog makes, or the grundfos? :LOL:
     
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    :ROFLMAO::p Hahahahaha! Brilliant. :ROFLMAO:
     
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    So...........??
     
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    Is the pump still running, or has it run away completely now.........
     
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    She’s waiting for bg to come back, don’t hold your breath, last contract customer I went to was told a 3-4 week wait for an all off as they had ‘no’ engineers!
     
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    Good morning everyone!

    Just a quick update: the pump continued with its tricks over Christmas. I became really annoyed on Christmas Day, so gave the heating actuator a hard knock with a screwdriver handle - and the pump switched off and all was good for 5 days...and then it was back to the constant running.

    BritGas installed a ‘suppressor’ inside the boiler (original part from Vaillant) on New Year’s Eve..and fingers crossed it has been working fine ever since. I don’t feel comfortable opening the boiler casing otherwise I would have posted a pic of what was fitted.
     
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    Ho ho
     
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    why you stalking me.:eek:
     
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    Paranoia dude, ,don't let that get a grip on you..Since when does replying to your post constitute stalking?
     
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    So BG wouldn't talk to Vaillant until ............;)...Allegedly. Shame Agile doesn't post here, he would know how much £..p a generic suppressor costs.:idea:
     
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    0.03p plus 86.00 diagnostic fee!
    Bet that original vaillant surpressor looks exactly like the Worcester one....even down to the packet and part number!
     
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    Why fit a suppressor ? you don't get backfeed on two port valves.
     
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    Back on page 1 I mentioned....


    The "suppressor" is in effect shorting out any voltage picked up by the long switched Live wire running from the boiler back to the zone valves.

    Of course it could be something else :)
     
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    Of course you could use a chunky resistor but that has the disadvantage of dissipating heat when the Switched Live is actually energised.
     
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