Alde Heating

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  1. hoot007

    hoot007 Funster

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    Our heating is making gurgling sounds any suggestions? Could ot be water on the heating exhaust? It's still giving out heat.
    John
     
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    The system needs bleeding as there is air in it.

    The antifreeze mix should be changed regularly, so it may be worth doing that at the same time.
     
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    I'd also check the fluid level in the expansion tank.
     
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    I agree ..... but when cold the level should only just be above the bottom of the tank as it will expand when hot and overflow!
     
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    Should be a high point in pipe work with a bleed valve.
     
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    Thanks for the replies having a look today. Will report back.
     
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    One thought, our reservoir and pump is in the wardrobe. It can be noisy with all the clothes removed but silent when they are hanging.

    Dick
     
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    My apologies I lost my post
    Sorted it passed 10ft pipe down the and sucked out a small cup full of fluid / water my stomach felt better after 10 days or so lol no I didn't swallow it and no problem still working well.
    Regards john
     
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    The correct antifreeze (VW G12+ or G13) is a long life antifreeze and should be changed every 3 to 5 years.

    As the alde system needs frequent topping up with fresh antifreeze/water mix i would opt for 5 years.
     
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  10. Tony H

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    Turn the pump down to 2.
     
  11. Targetpaster

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    Picked up this thread as I'm getting these gurgling sounds in the header tank as well. Brand new MH, Bailey 740.
    All 4 bleed valves are just chucking out glycol/water mix. Get the impression, listening to the pump, that air is in the pump and there are only 2 speed settings shown as 4 and 5! Any bright ideas?
     
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    It's just pissed John/Joyce:LOL:
     
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    Thanks for all your help on this. Bled the system a bit and finally worked out that I could actually adjust speed of pump on the Alde boiler!
    Combination of both things... Problem sorted.
     
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