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    boiler broken :-(

    boiler just out of warranty by about 3 weeks and its broken, no power to it, anybody know best way to get it sorted,

    british gas want £165 one off payment or £20 a month (12 months minimum) as insurance and one off charge of £90

    Premier heat (warm front) want £65 just for call out charge

    in manchester area, any advice, help, appreciated, thankyou

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    have you checked the fuse?

    Original Poster

    chezz2;6659163

    have you checked the fuse?



    yes, had some guy check (not very reliable) it and said its the main part which costs like £130, but it could be something small, and don't really want to be paying a lot if it is

    make and model of boiler?

    Banned

    Has it been serviced in the warranty period?

    Call the manufacturer and explain it's just out of warranty and you wouldn't expect it to break so soon after. Stand firm that you want some contribution to the repair but bear in mind they will want you to prove you serviced it

    Original Poster

    dimebars;6659249

    Has it been serviced in the warranty period?Call the manufacturer and … Has it been serviced in the warranty period?Call the manufacturer and explain it's just out of warranty and you wouldn't expect it to break so soon after. Stand firm that you want some contribution to the repair but bear in mind they will want you to prove you serviced it



    tried , no luck, and yes its been serviced with them

    Original Poster

    souljacker;6659244

    make and model of boiler?



    no idea, il have a look

    i would get a second opinion if i were you, corgi registered. but you could check the fuse yourself by changing it in the fused spur/switch that supplies the boiler, assuming of course that the boiler is safe! its so easy to get ripped off isn't it. i would not take chances with unreliable tradesmen when it comes to gas boilers though

    Original Poster

    chezz2;6659289

    i would get a second opinion if i were you, corgi registered. but you … i would get a second opinion if i were you, corgi registered. but you could check the fuse yourself by changing it in the fused spur/switch that supplies the boiler, assuming of course that the boiler is safe! its so easy to get ripped off isn't it. i would not take chances with unreliable tradesmen when it comes to gas boilers though



    thats why i turned to british gas, i have no idea how to check the fuse thing,lol, but apparently was checked and thats ok

    kamy187;6659319

    thats why i turned to british gas, i have no idea how to check the fuse … thats why i turned to british gas, i have no idea how to check the fuse thing,lol, but apparently was checked and thats ok



    if you want i can tell you how to check the fuse, but all things considered it might be best to leave it to the experts. best of luck cos its gettin nippy! do you want me to send you some hot water for a bath?:)

    Original Poster

    chezz2;6659373

    if you want i can tell you how to check the fuse, but all things … if you want i can tell you how to check the fuse, but all things considered it might be best to leave it to the experts. best of luck cos its gettin nippy! do you want me to send you some hot water for a bath?:)



    lol no thats fine, stayin at parents in mean time,lol, really cold though, how to check the fuse please??

    You'll also find a lot of boliers have fuses built into the pcb so if the fuse at the swicth is fine it could be thta one thats gone, if you find out what boiler it is would be a help

    More likely to be the fuse on the PCB than on the spur. Otherwise it's a replacement PCB which is probably what the £130 person said. Don't just take someone's word as being genuine without checking things anyone can, fuse in spur, fuse on pcb (there may be 2 fuses on pcb. If they all ok then replace pcb
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