RGI Gas Installer Dublin ph: 0852827003
- Date Listed04/02/2019
New boiler installation or central heating system replacement is never at the top of anyone's priority list, until your home is without hot water or heating - especially if you have a family.
Everyone relies on their central heating system throughout the winter months, so if your system breaks down and cannot be repaired, installing a new boiler might the best option for you.
Boiler fitting work is carried out to suit your schedule and our RGI engineer will answer any questions you have when we visit.
Our central heating installation services include:
Gas Boiler Replacement
Combi Boiler Installation
Why Do I Have To Keep Resetting My Boiler?
If you find yourself asking this same question, you’ve come to the right place!
“Lockout” is the term used to describe a boiler will not work due to a fault. Notification of a fault can show as either of the following, displayed on the control panel of the boiler...
A red or green flashing light , A specific fault code
Both of these notifications show that something’s wrong with your boiler and needs investigating or fixing.
If your boiler constantly needs resetting, there are many different potential reasons why, but it’s normally a sign that there is something wrong with your boiler. It could be:
Blocked plate heat exchanger . Faulty pump, Leak on the heating system, Faulty electrical component.
Reasons for Boiler “Lockout”
There are two main reasons why a boiler goes into “lockout” mode:
The boiler has become too hot
This can be caused by the boiler not having enough water pressure inside and can happen for many reasons:
Your boiler may need a new pump , Your boiler may have sludge in the system, causing mechanical failure , There could be a blockage.
The boiler has an ignition problem . could be caused by:
A faulty fan assembly, Dirt and / or debris in the combustion chamber, Faulty safety control ,The power supply to the boiler has tripped
There are many reasons why your boiler might go into lockout. The “reset” button (or dial) is your first port of call when experiencing boiler problems such as these.
The Boiler “Reset” Button
You might find that after you’ve reset your boiler, everything is working fine and the boiler comes bouncing back to full function.
There are quite a few differences between reset buttons on various makes and models:
Usually it’s a press button that has a flashing light, a flame or a cross through it. The button just states “RESET”