refilling truma boiler

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  1. greyman1

    greyman1 Read Only Funster

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    the truma boiler on my 96 hymer automatically drained itself down via the red button valve at the end of last year . im now going to refilll the fresh water tank and fire up the boiler for the season ahead , can someone remind me what the correct procedure is ? do i fill the tank,switch on all the taps to clear the air [the red button is still in the down open position, so do i have to manually hold this up closed while the water is being pumped or should it stay up on its own ?] cant remember and cant find info booklet cheers guys . :Doh: garry
     
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    Close the red valve, fill your tank with water and then turn on the hot tap. After a bit of spluttering the water will flow as normal.

    Andy
     
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    thanks andy. should the red button on the valve click and stay in the up position when pulled or do i need to temporarily prop it up closed untill the boiler has fired up . the reason i ask is that when i pull up the red button it just keeps dropping down hence the valve is staying open !! cheers garry
     
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    The red button will/should stay up if the temp. in the surrounding area is above +8 or thereabouts.:Smile:
     
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    A clothes peg clipped on if you have to do it below 8degrees C. Hope we will not be having those temps until November......

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