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Dead Potterton 80 combi - Help please

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by just pumps, 21 Oct 2021.

  1. just pumps

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    It died and the plumber quickly (maybe too quickly) said PCB and quoted £300-400.
    Before spending out for a new pcb what else might it be guys/ gals?

    Thanks.
     
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    do you have 240v to the pcb ?
     
  4. Harry Bloomfield

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    You will need to start by describing the symptoms, what is it doing / not doing?
     
  5. just pumps

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    Yes, I saw that whilst watching.
     
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    It is dead Harry, nothing happening.
     
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    There is a fuse on F1 on the modulation control board , has it popped ?
     
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    If it’s getting voltage and no fuses have popped, then very likely it’s the pcb.
     
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  9. just pumps

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    Thanks and will check that fuse first.
     
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    You can buy exchange refurbished pcb's much cheaper than that.
     
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    if it is indeed the PCB not worth fixing new boiler time, honestly surprised it is still going, they were terrible boilers when new never mind now
     
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    :sick: Not what I wanted to hear, how old might it be?
     
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    possibly up to 25 years old I think when they came out
     
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    Fixed with a refurb PCB, thanks to all.
     
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    Its basically a Puma from the late 90s...a complete dog, most were ripped out 15 years ago.
     
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