worcester, pressure gauge high, water low

Discussion in 'UK DIY' started by gavinss, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. gavinss

    gavinss Guest

    hi , the pressure gauge on my worcester heatslave 9.24 rises fast whe
    the heating is on, but the water trickles from the hot water taps.


    Any ideas


    Cheers Gavi

    --
    gavinss
     
    gavinss, Mar 7, 2005
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  2. gavinss

    andrewpreece Guest

    "gavinss" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >
    > hi , the pressure gauge on my worcester heatslave 9.24 rises fast when
    > the heating is on, but the water trickles from the hot water taps.
    >

    If the HeatSlave is a combi, the pressure gauge tells you the Central
    Heating
    pressure, nothing to do with the hot water, which is at mains pressure.
    Ignore
    my email if your system is not combi-based.

    Andy.
    >
    > Any ideas
    >
    >
    > Cheers Gavin
    >
    >
    > --
    > gavinss
     
    andrewpreece, Mar 8, 2005
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  3. gavinss

    Cuprager Guest

    andrewpreece wrote:
    > "gavinss" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >
    >>hi , the pressure gauge on my worcester heatslave 9.24 rises fast when
    >>the heating is on, but the water trickles from the hot water taps.
    >>

    >
    > If the HeatSlave is a combi, the pressure gauge tells you the Central
    > Heating
    > pressure, nothing to do with the hot water, which is at mains pressure.
    > Ignore
    > my email if your system is not combi-based.
    >
    > Andy.
    >
    >>Any ideas
    >>
    >>
    >>Cheers Gavin
    >>
    >>
    >>--
    >>gavinss

    >
    >
    >

    I have the same boiler. The pressure sits about 1.25 - 1.5 bar when not
    in use and rises around 1 bar more when the CH is on. Hot water is mains
    pressure so shouldnt be affected by pressure in CH system.

    Does your hot water always trickle or does this only happen when the CH
    is on?
     
    Cuprager, Mar 8, 2005
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