Vaillant has been one of the best
manufacturers of boilers around the globe. With wide range and variety they
ensure you to provide supreme quality and customer satisfaction as well.
But sometimes it happens that the
boiler doesn’t catch fire. Though, a gas boiler that is not igniting is as
useless as any scrap. Also it’s very rare to find any gas boiler which is not
Problem in the boiler
igniting can be due to some reasons. It can be
- Gas leaks
- Carbon Monoxide
you might be thinking, how you would get to know about the reason behind fault
in the boiler ignition of your boiler.
can check it by
- Checking for gas leaks
your boiler pilot has gone out, than you should smell the air or the gas. If
you think that there is presence of gas in the air, immediately open all the
windows of you home. This might be because of the leak in the pipes. Call your
gas supplier as soon as possible and ask him to check all your gas pipelines.
- Checking for carbon monoxide
if there is no gas smell in the air. But there is a triangular symbol visible
near the pilot light; you should leave your house immediately. As this is
dangerous to your health and can cause headache, nausea and loss of
consciousness. Call the expert for the immediate assistance.
these are the usual reasons; there can be more reasons for the fail to ignite
of the boiler.
The reason could be no gas supply to your home. It
can be possible due to the gas meter being turned off or out of the credit by
your gas supplier. What you can do is, try to test any other gas appliance. If
your other gas appliance is working properly than there is a problem in your
central heating system only.
Sometimes it happens that the problem of igniting
the boiler lies in the spark electrodes. The spark electrodes can wear out over
time which needs to be replaced now. For this replacement, you can contact the
engineer or the company from which you have bought the boiler.
As now all the boilers are coming with the
condensate pipes, which help to send waste gases outside and down a drain. Due
to the cold wintery environment, the pipes could often freeze which results in
the blockage. Hence it makes the boiler to stop working.
Contact an expert for the professional assistance
and working of the boiler.
we got to know about all the problems which can cause the fault in the boiler ignition
now we should understand how to ignite vaillant boiler.
just need to follow some simple steps to get back your boiler to the working
- Firstly, you have to turn off the
electrical switch that controls the boiler. There can be two ways, either you
have to off the switch which is situated on the electrical box, or you need to
search for the breaker panel and turn the breaker switch to the off position.
- Remove the access panel by turning the
finger screws or lift it up and pull the gravity clips away.
- Now, turn the gas to the off position
through the gas knob. Also, for proper ventilation remain the windows open.
- Now turn the gas knob to the on position
once you think there is no gas smell in the room.
- Lastly you just need to switch the
breaker to the on position. As soon as you make it on, you will begin to hear a
‘clicking’ noise from the access hole, from where the panel is removed. In this
automatic boiler there is an automatic starter which will light the pilot on
its own. However, if you didn’t hear any noise or the noise has stopped but no
pilot light is visible, then your boiler needs to be checked by a technician.
all the steps very cautiously. Do not try to flame the boiler when your gas
burners are on. Call the experts for the assistance if these steps didn’t work.