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Ideal Classic boiler

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by reg7, 4 Dec 2019.

  1. reg7

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    Hi sorry but I am back again, the boiler is a Ideal Classic RS40, I installed it over 25 years ago and it worked fine for a good few years. Things packed up over time IE: room stat, programmer, 3 port valves etc. Recently I had to replace all the electrical inners due to being plastic in a hot area IE: Gas control valve, Piezo unit, Gas control valve, etc. I checked all the wiring to make sure all was "I HOPE IN THE RIGHT PLACE" I also replaced the 3 port valve as the heat was not working. After all this only the water would work, the heating would only work if I pushed the manual lever over. I am only doing all this as at 82 I cant really afford a new boiler. Plus I would need to change the whole kitchen to accommodate it. Any help before I blow my brains out.
     
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    It is not a problem with your boiler, it is an external control problem or external wiring problem
     
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    would that be programmer or room stat etc.
     
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    Most likely that you have not wired the HW off circuit on your 3 way valve properly, post pics of everything , should be an easy fix if it originally worked
     
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    Hi Ian, thanks for your reply, I have managed to take the photos and I am waiting for one of my sons to get in touch to tell me how to send them. I hate computers never have got into how to use them properly. I will send them SAP if that's OK. Cheers Reg.
     
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    No problem my heating is working just fine :LOL:
     
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    Alright for some, thanks for your patience.
     
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    HI Ian, sorry for the delay, son's as much good as a chocolate teapot. the wiring is as follows, number 1 in junction box has 3 brown wires IMG_20190913_154246.jpg IMG_20191205_145729.jpg IMG_20191205_145839.jpg IMG_20191205_150222.jpg IMG_20191205_150304.jpg IMG_20191205_150329.jpg IMG_20191205_150341.jpg IMG_20190913_154246.jpg IMG_20191205_145729.jpg IMG_20191205_145839.jpg IMG_20191205_150222.jpg IMG_20191205_150304.jpg IMG_20191205_150329.jpg IMG_20191205_150341.jpg 1 IMG_20190913_154246.jpg IMG_20191205_145729.jpg IMG_20191205_145839.jpg IMG_20191205_150222.jpg IMG_20191205_150304.jpg IMG_20191205_150329.jpg IMG_20191205_150341.jpg IMG_20190913_154246.jpg IMG_20191205_145729.jpg IMG_20191205_145839.jpg IMG_20191205_150222.jpg IMG_20191205_150304.jpg IMG_20191205_150329.jpg IMG_20191205_150341.jpg IMG_20190913_154246.jpg IMG_20191205_145729.jpg IMG_20191205_145839.jpg IMG_20191205_150222.jpg IMG_20191205_150304.jpg IMG_20191205_150329.jpg IMG_20191205_150341.jpg from main feed 1 from programmer 1 from room stat. Number 2 in box has 6 wires 1 black from boiler 5 blues, 1 from room stat, 1 from programmer, 1 from main feed, 1 from pump, 1 from 3 port valve. Number 3 in box all earths, from 3 port valve-boiler-programmer -pump-main feed- and tank stat. Number 4 in box 1 black from room stat 1black from programmer. Number 5 in box 1 white from 3 port valve 1 grey/black from room stat Number 6 in box 1 white from programmer 1red from tank stat. Number 7 in box 1 red from programmer 1 grey from 3 port valve 1 blue from tank stat. Number 8 in box 1 red from boiler 1 brown from pump 1 orange from 3 port valve.
     
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    • HI Ian, sorry for the delay, son's as much good as a chocolate teapot. the wiring is as follows, number 1 in junction box has 3 brown wires 1 from main feed 1 from programmer 1 from room stat. Number 2 in box has 6 wires 1 black from boiler 5 blues, 1 from room stat, 1 from programmer, 1 from main feed, 1 from pump, 1 from 3 port valve. Number 3 in box all earths, from 3 port valve-boiler-programmer -pump-main feed- and tank stat. Number 4 in box 1 black from room stat 1 black from programmer. Number 5 in box 1 white from 3 port valve 1 grey/black from room stat Number 6 in box 1 white from programmer 1 red from tank stat. Number 7 in box 1 red from programmer 1 grey from 3 port valve 1 blue from tank stat. Number 8 in box 1 red from boiler 1 brown from pump 1 orange from 3 port valve.
     
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