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There are a lot of excellent conveniences to having central heating with a gas boiler, still, every now and then, you are quite likely to encounter a situation.

While it is entirely possible that the situation you have could be different, the vast majority of the time you are most likely to realise that your gas boiler situation is a common one. This means that choosing the right solution will be much easier and faster than what you assumed.

A great deal of gas boiler issues can actually be prevented by having your gas boiler serviced regularly, we highly recommend at least yearly.

The Six Most Frequent Gas Boiler Repair Problems

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  1. No Hot Water
  2. Boiler Is Leaking Or Dripping
  3. Strange Noises Coming From The Boiler
  4. Pilot Light Is Not Lit
  5. Low Pressure Boiler
  6. Problems With Your Thermostat

1. No Hot Water – Ultimately, your gas boiler is not carrying out its job when this happens, and there are a number of probable reasons.

  • A diaphragm or airlock is damaged.
  • There’s a low level of water.
  • There can be some thing not right with the thermostat.
  • A motorised valves has broken.

The easiest and first points for you to check are the thermostat and the boilers water pressure. If it is one of these issues then follow the gas boiler manufacturers instructions for fixing these issues. If it is none of the above then you ought to speak to a Gas Safe registered and qualified boiler engineer to examine the situation correctly.

2. Boiler Is Dripping Or Leaking

Drips and leaks are a noticeable indicator of an essentially much more severe situation, however, except when you are authorised to do so you should not try to work out the situation by yourself. Many of the reasons for the boiler to have drips or leaks will likely call for a qualified boiler engineer to deal with them. Leaks and drips are often a result of a faulty pump seal or pressure valve. When it is replaced, you might have to turn down your boiler’s pressure, the gas engineer will be able to advise you on this.

3. Strange Noises Coming From The Boiler

Possibly one of the most apparent of all boiler issues is whenever your gas boiler starts to generate strange sounds, for instance, banging or gurgling. It is very likely that air is caught within the system is the problem, however, it might also be due to low water pressure. However, the situation may also be even more serious, like the boiler getting to the end of its lifespan and you need to have a new boiler installed.

4. Pilot Light Is Not Lit

The solution for an extinguished pilot light is easy, simply relight it. But before trying that you really should have a look at the system to find out if there’s an even more dangerous problem first. Problems you may find include:

  • A close by draught extinguishing the pilot light.
  • Build up near or around the {pilot}light that puts it out.
  • The supply of gas may be obstructed by a thermocouple that needs repair.

If you do notice anything that you think may be an issue then you really should get in touch with your local boiler engineer to examine and if called for deal with even before you make an attempt to relight the pilot light.

5. Low Pressure Boiler

A loss of pressure in the gas boiler might be a signal of an issue with your central heating system itself. You are able to check out the pressure of the boiler by taking a look at the pressure gauge and making sure that it is more than 1. If it is not, then there’s an issue elsewhere within your central heating system that requires to get investigated by a qualified boiler engineer.

6. Problems With Your Thermostat

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An unreliable thermostat may cause various issues, so it is important to establish a routine schedule (at least once a quarter) to make sure that the thermostat is working as it should. It is an easy check. You just simply begin by ensuring the thermostat is placed in the correct position and has the correct setting and that the boiler turns off when you reduce the temperature level and then back on again when you raise the temperature level.

In Conclusion

The above issues are the leading ones that our heating engineers are called for. If you are in any doubt then it is safer to phone a qualified heating engineer that is on the Gas Safe register to have a look and advise you.

If you do have an issue with your gas boiler and need a 24 hr boiler repair then contact our Chelmsford office and schedule a call out with any of our local 24 hour emergency gas boiler repair engineers.

If you’re looking for a Commercial or Residential gas boiler installation we can help. Our Chelmsford team replace Commercial or Residential boilers throughout the Essex area.