Traumatic C

Discussion in 'Heating and Air-Conditioning' started by Pow210, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. Pow210

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    The heater fires up fine on gas then after 5/10 mins starts to cut out and in every 15 seconds, then red light starts flashing. Any suggestions would be much
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    Stewart (pow210)
     
  2. WillH

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    Could well be gas supply problems, choked regulator?
     
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    Yes or a dodgy thermostat
     
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    Cooker and fridge working fine on gas
     
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    They use a lot less gas than the heater so a choked regulator may still be able to supply them . How long is it before you can fire up the heater again after a failure?
     
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    Hi I usually leave it for 30 mins before trying again and the same thing happens
     
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    The gas is LPG
     
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    Thanks I'll check the regulater.
     
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    Wind?

    I know they don't normally get affected bit it is blustery out tonight.
     
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    How did you get on last night or did you freeze?
     
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    I had same problem this was solved by changing the gas bottle apparently the heating demands more gas than was being delivered by my very low gas bottle
     
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    Where& when did you last fill up with LPG? If outside the UK you probably had a butane & propane mix, the propane will gas of first leaving butane. Combi's don't like butane can't get enough gas flow also if temp below 10 deg no chance with a Conmbi on butane.
     
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    i assume the OP got this resolved, its always nice to get these threads nicely tied up with a 'this fixed it' resolution.....like a nice help desk system....., lol....

    from scanning a few similar threads, it looks like the flashing red light on Truma devices means poor 12v supply, while continuous red light is usually a gas issue.....
     
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  15. Lenny HB

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    If you have a CP plus controller you get an error code and not all of them are listed in the instructions, not very helpful.
     
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    At the risk of making myself unpopular - did you remove the flue cover from the outsider wall of your motorhome. I am sure you would have but just in case. If left on it will work a while then die
     
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    Combi's don't have a flue cover.
     
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    Ah, I stand corrected, still back in the Stone Age here! When I retire and update a new world awaits. Thank you
     
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