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Boiler pressure issue?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by 4D_, 2 Jan 2017.

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    Hi all. New poster. Hope this is in the right place.

    I have an issue in that a radiator in my flat is completely cold. I have bled it (there was very little air in there) but think it might be a pressure issue. Our boiler drops pressure regularly, sometimes down to close to zero. Using the filling loop, I can get it up to 1.5/2 but no higher. Is it normal to need to use the filling loop so regularly? Is there any danger doing this?

    Does the central heating run on a loop? If so, it might be that this one is at the end of the loop which would make sense given the layout of the flat.

    Is there anything else I can check to see whether it's a radiator or boiler issue? The pipes are cold at the bottom and it is full of water.

    I can take pictures of the boiler and/or radiator if necessary.

    Thanks in advance.
    Dan
     
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    Forgot to mention the boiler is a Potterton Performa 24.

    Layman responses appreciated!
     
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