Remove or replace Boiler timer

1 Nov 2004
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United Kingdom
Hi all,

I have a glow worm Betacom boiler that has a built in analogue timer in the front. The ticking noise made by the timer drives me insane at night.

The timer is set to the always on position as there is a separate wireless program/thermostat that controls when the heating comes on or off. So the timer on the boiler is redundant.

What are my options for shutting this thing up?
I have seen digital timers available for this boiler but they cost a bit, or is it possible that a the timer can be bypassed completely? How much would that cost?

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get someone who is competent with electrics , isolate the supply and access the back of the clock it will have a live and neutral supply to the clock motor and two switch wires, just remove and isolate the live supply to the motor and the noise will stop but the clock will stop going round but if you dont use it as long as it is set at on then it wont matter, a very simple job to do

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