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How often do igniter transformers fail on central heating boilers

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by gardener1214388, 9 Nov 2015.

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    To what extent; how frequently or infrequently do ignition transformers fail on domestic condensing boilers running water central heating and hot water systems.
     
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    If it is an oil boiler that is not igniting and the reset is being constantly pressed, or it is not burning correctly and constantly recycling, then it could be hourly.
    Typically, they are rated for operation at 33% in 3 mins. If the operation exceeds this figure, it will overload and burn out the internal wiring.
     
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    Not an oil boiler, a central heating condensing sealed system water boiler.
     
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    "Never underestimate the persistence of stupidity" Un-quote, what is the reason for making such a statement on a forum.
     
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    And the persistently stupid mis quote that usually after asking retarded questions.



    Carry on (y)
     
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    Wonderful how people love to totally generically describe a boiler without realising that there are many different makes and models with many different designs and different components.

    Still waiting to hear his exact model and why he asks this question.

    Tony
     
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    All will be revealed shortly as we prepare our enormous NASA designed twin valve device for launch watch this space for episode two.
     
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