Common Faults with Gledhill Boilermate 2000

Fault Finding Guide and troubleshooting for Gledhill Boilermate 2000 System

Note: All maintenance and repairs should be conducted by a certified engineer. The contents below have been extracted from the following provided by the manufacturer.

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1. Noisy System:

  • Pump Operation: Check water level in F & E cistern and vent pump/system if needed.
  • Boiler Pump: Adjust speed if necessary, ensuring boiler temperature rise doesn't exceed 8°C.
  • Heating Pump: Adjust speed if needed, maintaining temperature difference within 11°C.
  • Heating Bypass Valve: Check and adjust if necessary.
  • Radiator Balance: Ensure radiators are balanced correctly.

2. Unsatisfactory Hot Water Service:

  • Water Level: Confirm Boilermate is full of water when system is cold.
  • Boiler Thermostat: Set to maximum.
  • Boiler Flow Temperature: Check adequacy when it stops firing.
  • Store Charging: Ensure it's at least 75°C.
  • Plate Heat Exchanger Pump: Ensure it stops/starts with hot water tap, set at max speed.
  • Load vs. Boiler Output: Ensure load isn't greater than boiler output.
  • Scale Buildup: Replace heat exchanger if performance is impaired by scale.

3. Unsatisfactory Space Heating:

  • Boiler Thermostat: Set to maximum.
  • Boiler Flow Temperature: Ensure it's adequate before switching off.
  • Heating Programmer/Room Thermostat: Check operation and settings.
  • Heating Pump: Ensure water circulation to radiator circuit.
  • Room Heating: Balance system and check thermostatic radiator valves if fitted.

4. Overflow from Feed and Expansion Cistern:

  • Water Level: Adjust to necessary level if too high.

5. ACB Operation:

  • Use ACB to check operating temperatures and identify faults on sensors.

6. Powerflushing/Cleaning of Heating System:

  • Isolate BoilerMate appliance from heating system during powerflushing.
  • Comply fully with manufacturer's instructions for powerflushing equipment.
  • Consult Technical Helpline if unsure.

For detailed instructions, refer to the Gledhill Boilermate 2000 manual. All repair works must be conducted by a qualified engineer.