HI, I don't know if this is a problem but I thought I would ask some advice. The boiler is serviced every year on a contract with British Gas. Update: The boiler has two dials, one for heating and one for hot water. As a heating engineer, I know it can be particularly stressful for my customers when their boiler […] If it is a cold start boiler it should only fire on a call for heat. I have had 4 engineers look at the boiler and they said the problem is because the water has to travel down the pipes hence the time it takes for the hot water to get to the kitchen. Boiler shuts down every 10 minutes when it is put on. My regular oil burner (hydronic baseboard) cycles on an off every ~10 minutes even after the upstairs has just been warmed up. This coil of resistance fails and causes the opening and closing of the thermostat causing what we call a short cycle in the trade where the oven is turned on and off as yours does. This 10-minute guide to Worcester Greenstar boiler faults will explain what they mean, and what you need to do next. You can get multiple boiler repair quotes from local heating engineers here. When a call for heat is active, how long does the boiler run? the boiler in our new house turns itself on in the night the timer is turned off, but every hour or so it turns itself on for a few minutes which is deeply irritating and must be wasting gas. The steam rises for five minutes 3. The hot water one is set to maximum (as it was when we moved in) and the heating is set to minimum. But then it comes on again a few minutes later and repeats the process. anyone else have this, and is there any way to stop it apart from turning off the boiler each night? Hi, I hope that some kind soul out there might help me with a Problem with a Worcester 24cdi combi boiler. When it does come on, it starts up and blows for a few seconds then shuts off then comes on again and stays on for several minutes until the thermostat shows it's up to it's up to temperature. We’ve also referenced detailed articles on each of the Worcester boiler problems listed, so you can get the fault fixed. Every 10 minutes the boiler fires up for about 2 minutes. This temperature rise causes the fan to run to reduce the temp. Then open the shutoff. Burner is a Reillo, control is a Honeywell with min, max, and diff settings that were not touched from last year. Keep in mind that this is in another apartment building. If this signal is not reaching the pcb your boiler will switch itself off. The boiler will then continue to cycle on/off every 5 minutes until I either push the reset button on the relay box or turn the boiler off then on again. I live in Michigan and the outside temp is floating between 20-40 degrees. The aquastat controls when it comes on. I have the thermostat and fan set to 75 degrees and auto. I just bought my house and something tells me this isn't normal. Magnaclean Filter installed. The thing is the boiler turns on at 160 for exactly 5 minutes which is when it reaches 190 then shuts off for 5 minutes regardless of if it reaches the desired room temp. Delayed ignition is a problem that’s common in gas boilers that use pilot lights ... (the part that actually heats the water) is too hot. I'm in the midst of troubleshooting today and the two issues I'm finding is the short cycling (every 7 minutes for about 30 secs) and a high PSI (32). This shouldn't cost any more than about £5 - £10. For the last five minutes, the boiler turns ON and OFF EVERY 25 seconds. Why does my furnace come on every 10 minutes? Also water is leaking from a valve on the side of the - Answered by a verified HVAC Technician As the title says the water heater shuts down every 10 minutes. See also Discussion in 'Plumbers' Talk' started by koups, Jan 18, 2015. koups New Member. Your time to replace the thermostat. The heater itself is about 4-5 years old. My boiler, admittedly an oldish one, usually sounds as though it comes on again after the programmer turning it off. Other than turning the boiler off, is there anything I can do to stop the heating coming on randomly? The same thing happened at from 10am last night (when I started recording), then 10.10, 10.20, 10.30 and every 10 minutes (approx) all the way through until 5am when the boiler came on for longer due to hot water demand. For example, 0-23/2 can be used in the hours field to specify command execution every other hour. If you have a triple aquastat, it has 2 settings, a high limit and low limit which keeps domestic water hot. When balancing, most of the adjustment you need is in fractions of a turn from the closed position. I just moved in to a 2 bedroom ground level apartment and it has a gas furnace and water heater. The humidifier puts a constant stream of water into the pump but it only runs when the furnace is running. HELP -- My Steam Boiler Is Short Cycling -- Driving Us Crazy Here's what happens: Each heating cycle appears to have three five minute phases: 1. In this example, */10 in the minutes field to specify command execution every 10 minute. The furnace in my apartment keeps coming on every five minutes and it doesn't seem to be warming most of the rooms. my boiler emits a beep every 15 minutes or so. I would like to know any troubleshooting techniques I could use in order to find out whether or not it is completely broken. We've got it set on timed at the moment at 15c, so shouldn't be trying to come on. The baro shakes. It … The system is controlled by a "Lifestyle 711" timeswitch (standard two timer on /offs per day program))and I have a single thermastat in the hall. 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