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How can I stop my boiler dumping water? It doesn't have a lever it's like a blue box with a blue screw top thing on the top and a button which comes out on the side.
I've been told that the button needs to be in to stop it dumping at 8 degrees
I've put a cable tie around it to stop it dumping but its still leaking the boiler is from under the van that is.
 

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Hi, the blue screw top as you call it is a valve and needs to be turned to a right angle to the pipework this is then closed then you need to push in the button harder until it clicks and stays in on its own it can be a bit of a fiddle,try that Welsh girl and if that does not work come back on to the forum.:)
 
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Hi, the blue screw top as you call it is a valve and needs to be turned to a right angle to the pipework this is then closed then you need to push in the button harder until it clicks and stays in on its own it can be a bit of a fiddle,try that Welsh girl and if that does not work come back on to the forum.:)
I'm not at the van now but will try it later
Thanks
Trish

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Not sure what type you have, but on our old van, I bought and fitted the Trauma heating element. Five minute job to fit. Not dumping afterwards.
 
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Not sure what type you have, but on our old van, I bought and fitted the Trauma heating element. Five minute job to fit. Not dumping afterwards.
Can you point me to the part that I want please? Out on a walk at the mo.
 

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The blue valve actually dumps at 3° so if it's dumping at higher temps it could be a faulty valve. Be warned they are the wrong side of a 100 quid.

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@Robert Clark I think you need a holiday:D, wrong thread perhaps:unsure:
Or maybe if you are having a boiler dump valve problem, then just ignore it and bake a cake:whistle:
Les
 
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Not sure what type you have, but on our old van, I bought and fitted the Trauma heating element. Five minute job to fit. Not dumping afterwards.
Can I just take the frost protection valve out and just use a T piece to continue the water flow?
 

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If I have water in the van and the temperature is likely to be low, I put the boiler on low which prevents it dumping or freezing

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