Common Faults with Gledhill Boilermate BP

Fault Finding Guide and troubleshooting for Gledhill Boilermate BP 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, adjust and vent if necessary.
  • Heating Circuit Pressure: Fill to 1.5 bar, vent if needed.
  • Boiler/Heating Pump: Adjust speed if needed, ensuring temperature rise is about 11°C.
  • 3 Port Valve: Check operation.
  • Heating Bypass Valve: Check and adjust if necessary.
  • Radiator Balance: Ensure radiators are correctly balanced.

2. Unsatisfactory Hot Water Service:

  • Water Level: Confirm BoilerMate is full when cold.
  • Boiler Thermostat: Set to maximum.
  • Boiler Flow Temperature: Ensure it's adequate when firing stops.
  • Store Charging: Ensure it's at least 75°C.
  • Thermostatic Blending Valve: Set to decline water between 55°C-57°C.
  • Scale Buildup: Descale heat exchanger if necessary.

3. Unsatisfactory Space Heating:

  • Boiler Thermostat: Set to maximum.
  • Boiler Flow Temperature: Ensure it's adequate before turning off.
  • Heating Programmer/Room Thermostat: Check operation and settings.
  • Heating Pump/3 Port Valve: Ensure they're working properly.
  • Room Heating: Balance system/check thermostatic radiator valves if fitted.

4. Overflow from Feed and Expansion Cistern:

  • Water Level: Adjust as necessary.

5. Powerflushing/Cleaning Of The Heating System:

  • Comply fully with manufacturer's instructions for powerflushing equipment.

6. Benchmark Commissioning/Service Record Sheet:

  • Ensure it's available when requesting a visit from the manufacturer.

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