Baxi combi 80e no flame

17 Nov 2011
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United Kingdom
My back combi 80e will no longer ignite a flame. The flame failure light does not come either. I have tried resetting it with no luck. I tried to find a small button the internal pipe on the overheat stat.. but could not find it. I could see the overheat thermostat on the pipe but no little button.
The pressure on the boiler is fine. The only thing I noticed was that the pump felt hot.
Any ideas how I get the flame back on?
Thanks in advance guy.
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if the pump is hot it may well be stuck, with a demand for heat remove the large slotted screw from the front of the pump head ( a small amount of water will come out so place a towel below it) the using a screwdriver feel if the shaft is spinning if its not, try and jolt it free by spinning it with the screwdriver, if it frees off replace the large screw and it should fire the boiler, if it doesnt start spinning sounds like you need a replacement pump head.
Thank you.. do I do this with the boiler switched on or off?
Thank you again :)
do it with the boiler switched on and with a demand for the heating to come on.
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Get the boiler serviced is the best advice I can give you.
Good boiler, easily killed by utter neglect
I tried taking the screw off and there is a screw another black screw behind it.. I tried turning it with a screwdriver but no movement
The pump just gets hot.
Is it part that is readily available or needs to be ordered?
Is it case of buying a new pump or can I try to take it apart and get it spinning as i am unlikely to be able to buy a new pump during the weekend
Thanks again everyone for your help
Thank You, it is better to change the whole pump or just the pump head... as i can see that i can get the whole pump or just the pump head?
Thanks again all
I changed the whole pump unit but no success, I can hear the pump spinning but no flame on ☹
I can hear it spinning/whirling when i put the hot water on.. but again no flame. It is the same when i put the heating on.

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