worcester bosch 24i rsf combi problem



in need of some help with my boiler please, i cant get ch to work unless i turn the hot tap on to let the boiler fire up and then switch the ch on. if i try to put ch on without the hot tap turned on the fan runs and pump but doesnt spark and ignite. also if the programmer and thermostat are calling for heat for the ch and the boiler doesnt ignite i cant get any hot water then until i stop the the programmer and thermostat calling for heat.to make things sound more confusing i have learnt that if the ch is on then is turned off then back on again it seems to be fine,but if i turn the hot water tap on in between the ch being off the ch wont come back on (fan and pump run etc but no ignition). i know this because the ch is set to come on at 5am and go off at 9am which it does, then back on again at 4pm and off at 11pm which it doesn't, i think this is because the ch goes off at 11pm and after this no one in the house turns a hot tap on,but during the day the hot tap is on and off all the time.seems the hot water supply interupts the ch in some way. i have heard an read could be the flow switch or thermistors but could do with a bit more advice.by the way the power light isn't flashing which i am led to believe would be a sensor fault.
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2 Nov 2008
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Wow, a lot of on's and off's.

How about getting an engineer to sort it for you.



i have called 2 engineers and they told me there were too many electronics in these boilers to find out what was wrong,i think they just wanted me to have a new boiler fitted by them, so thought i would come on here and see if any one had had similar problems or advice.
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randle";p="1455359 said:
i think they just wanted me to have a new boiler fitted by them,

Why do people think we're out to rip everyone off? if they really wanted to rip you for a new boiler then they would have come out to look at it & then told you it was uneconomical to repair, instead they were honest & said they didn't want to look at it because it was a PITA boiler.
Get WB out for a fixed price repair, I'm sure they will repair it for you rather than condemn it.


so you dont think gas engineers other than wb will want to look at it then,as wb fixed prices are a bit high.guess i will just look through the old yellow pages and keep trying, thanks for advice anyway.

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