Why is my Baxi Solo boiler not firing up?

Why is my Baxi Solo boiler not firing up?

There could be lots of reasons why your Baxi boiler is not firing up. Firstly check the simple things like is there power to the boiler, are the controls set to on, is the room thermostat turned up. Then check if there are any error codes on the boiler and try resetting these if there are.

How do you reset a Baxi Solo 3 boiler?

To reset the boiler, turn the temperature control knob fully anticlockwise. Hold until the red lockout light goes out, then turn the control knob back to the desired setting. If your timer is calling for heat, the burner light will come on to indicate the boiler has fired up and is heating your system.

How do you light the pilot light on a Baxi Solo?

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.

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 does my hot water work but not my heating?

If you’ve got hot water, but no central heating then there are more issues it could be if it’s not the thermostat or the boiler pressure. Common reasons for this particular fault are broken diaphragms and airlocks, or a motorised valve failing.

Why is my boiler not igniting?

If the boiler is not igniting, there is a possibility the valve is blocked, seized or there is damage in the wired connections. No Pilot Light: When the boiler is not igniting and the pilot light has gone out, this usually means debris has blocked the jet.

Why is my Baxi boiler heating water but not radiators?

If your boiler works but the radiators are not heating up, then likely cause could be a faulty boiler pump or your central heating controls. If your boiler works but the radiators are cold, check that the thermostat or timer is working correctly.