Potterton OIl butner - bleeding - how to get the connecting tap off

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Hello

Totally unqualified and totally new to messing around with boilers but here we go. If it was gas I would not go near it - but this seems ok-ish risk wise.

Having diagnosed I believe I need to bleed the oil line coming into the boiler pump.

However I'm
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struggling to disconnect the thing. It may just be an elbow grease issue? But don't want to force and damage anything. Have used some WD40.

I can see 3 nuts. I think the top 1 will need to unscrew? Photo attached.

Many thanks indeed for any help.

J
 
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Hold the middle one still and undo top one Or Remove the 4 screws holding the burner cover and bleed at the pump.
 
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What makes you think it needs bleeding. Looks like a clear hose, can you see air in it?
 
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Clear hose ???
Which bit are you looking at.
That is defo a long life hose!
Just from the colour of it on the left hand side of the picture. Might be a black hose but my feeling is clear. Maybe the OP could post a wide shot to confirm
 

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