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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:43 pm 
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I have a problem with my trusty, 14 years old Radiant rbs 20e midy. It appears water is seeping slowly through the round seal of the expansion vessel (approx 200ml/24h/heavy use). I have tried Fernox F4, but before it will get there it will take about 2 weeks according to my calculations..

In order to remove it, I will need a crows foot spanner to undo it from the bottom and the unit sits on the frame quite freely, however, there is a plastic elbow exhaust pipe on the top of the boiler, hence the question: can the advanced and competent DIYer disconnect/reconnect the flue pipe, or it required by law to call for the corgi registrar?


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No.

Only a RGI can touch the flue, but in this case I personally wouldn't bother and replace the boiler.

You have been lucky with a Radiant lasting this long IMO

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No.

Only a RGI can touch the flue, but in this case I personally wouldn't bother and replace the boiler.

You have been lucky with a Radiant lasting this long IMO
^ +1 good advice

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Probably not what the op wants to hear as it wont be cheap.



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Thank you, guys.

Looks like Fernox did the trick for now, but it's a good time to do some overtime...


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Corgi were replaced by "gassafe" a while ago. Fernox leak sealer might work short term but can cause more problems with blockages...

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