Why does my Baxi boiler keep cutting out?

Often, there is no need to be too alarmed, as Baxi’s boilers are known to be prone to cutting out. It’s likely that the issue is down the combustion chamber seals, which regularly become loose over time and need replacing.

Why is my Baxi boiler flashing red?

Red Flashes 1 red flash means there could be temperature, sensor or flow faults. You will need an engineer to locate the issue. 2 red flashes is a sign your boiler has overheated. Try bleeding your radiators before calling an engineer.

How do you ignite a Baxi boiler?

To light the pilot: Looking through the pilot viewing window press the gas control knob fully inwards and hold. Press in igniter button and release. Repeat until pilot ignites. Continue to hold in gas control knob for approximately 15 seconds and then release.

What do you do when your boiler says flame failure?

The normal procedure for any boiler is to shutdown and raise the alarm; in event of flame failure. It is a trip that helps prevent the accumulation of fuel into the furnace chamber. Thus it helps avoid the source of potential explosion when the boiler is fired again.

What causes flame failure on a boiler?

Delayed ignition can be caused by a range of problems, including a restricted or weak pilot light. Also, low gas supply pressure can mean that there is too little gas at the burners, resulting in ignition problems. Another possible cause is too much primary air. This is air that’s mixed with gas before it’s ignited.

What does flame failure mean on a boiler?

A flame failure device or FFD is a safety device used around the world in industrial boilers and burners. It cut off the fuel supply whether gas or fuel oil; thus avoiding hazardous situations. You can consider it as a safe trip that restricts the flow of fuel to the burner in the event flame goes off unexpectedly.

Why is my boiler showing a red light?

Depending on the type of boiler you have, a flashing red light could indicate a variety of errors, but often a flashing red light means there’s a failure in the ignition sequence. You can try to reset your boiler. If this doesn’t work, then it’s best to have a technician come out and check your system.

What are the probable cause of boiler flame failure and what are the remedies of this problem?