I generally don't notice a performance problem with the boiler, but after I run the heat to the radiators and turn the boiler off, after cooling down the the pressure gauge shows zero. I can easily top it up to the "green zone", and all is well. I don't always remember to do this, and it doesn't seem to be a problem. Next time turn the heat on
Aug 19, 2020 · If it is allowing the pressure to reach 30psi or higher, leaks can occur. To check if the fill valve is the problem, turn the boiler off, allow it to cool, drain some of the water until the pressure reaches 10psi. Don't turn the boiler back on and wait if the gauge starts to go up again. If it does, then the fill valve may be defective.
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Mar 14, 2017 · Unless the dial sits at 0 even when topped up (which could be a sign of a faulty pressure gauge), there's a leak somewhere – even if you can't see it in the boiler or overall heating system. Whether you have an oil, system or combi boiler, pressure loss is usually directly related to a leak in boilers.
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Jul 10, 2020 · Replace the pressure valve. Turn off the gas supply to the water heater. Close the cold water cut-off valve (the one which goes into the water heater). Open both the pressure relief valve and the valve on the bottom. This will drain a little water out of the tank to relieve the pressure.
Jan 25, 2018 · If there are no visible leaks around the home, then the leak may have something to do with the boiler itself. A common culprit is the pressure release valve. A faulty PRV will allow water to exit the system when it shouldn't. In the event of high pressure, excess water is discharged through the PRV and out of the building via the PRV release pipe.
If your boiler pressure reads less than 1 bar, it's possible that you might have lost water from the system, which needs to be replaced. This is where that filling loop (or filling link) comes in again!