What does ignition lockout mean on boiler?
effectively shut down
Boiler lockout is a term used by boiler manufacturers to mean that the boiler has effectively shut down. When a boiler has a fault, ‘lockout’ prevents further damage. If you look on the front of your boiler you will usually see a reset button.
What does ignition lockout fault mean?
What does ignition lockout fault mean? When a sensor detects an unsafe condition, the furnace controller will shut off the power and fuel to prevent hazards. This is known as an ignition lockout, a condition that can be caused by a number of different sensors found in your furnace.
How do you get a boiler out of a lockout?
If your boiler uses a thermostat control knob to reset:
- You’ll know your boiler is in lockout when you see a red light either flashing or constantly lit.
- To reset, turn the temperature control knob completely anti-clockwise.
- Hold until the red light goes out.
- Turn back to your normal setting.
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.
Where is the reset button on my boiler?
Your boiler restart button, also referred to as ‘lock out’, is located on your boiler burner unit. Usually, the burner unit front door cover will need to be removed to gain access to the control box reset (when ‘tripped’ the button is normally illuminated).
How do I reset my electronic ignition furnace?
To reset the ignition control module on an electronic-ignition furnace, turn down the thermostat or turn off the power switch. Listen for the sound of the spark or watch for the hot surface ignitor to glow. Next, make sure the furnace’s flame sensor is clean.
How do I reset my oil burner lockout?
Hold the reset button down for 15 seconds. When the reset light goes out, release the button. The control will reset.
Where is reset button on Warmflow boiler?
This cuts off power to the burner and may indicate that there is a fault in the heating system. The high limit thermostat has a manual reset button located underneath the control panel in line with the control thermostat. Once the temperature has fallen and the reset button has been pressed the boiler should restart.
Where is reset button on ideal boiler?
For the newer range of Ideal boilers, such as Logic+ and Vogue, this can be done by either pushing the reset button underneath the display, or going into the menu settings on the display.
Why does a boiler need to be reset?
Why is a reset needed? If your boiler senses a problem, it usually stops working and will need to be reset – think of it as a safety measure to highlight the fact that there is something wrong. This is particularly common with older boilers that need serviced or have older parts that are becoming worn down.
What do you do when your boiler won’t turn on?
How to troubleshoot a boiler that won’t start
- Make sure the thermostat is set to HEAT. We know it sounds silly but this happens more often than you’d think.
- Make sure your thermostat is working properly.
- Make sure the boiler’s circuit breaker isn’t tripped.
- Make sure the boiler gas valve is open.
What causes a flame lock out in a NTI boiler?
“Flame Lock Out” Sentry has sensed a lack of 24V to the gas valve during operation or a Fenwal ignition lockout. There is a problem in the ignition sequence, it could be caused by a faulty igniter, flame sensor, gas valve or improper line pressure or combustion.
What to do if your NTI boiler is not working?
Reset power, if error goes away the problem is intermittent and was likely caused by a tripped limit that has automatically reset, check for adequate water pressure and flow rate. Allow the boiler to cycle and verify proper operation including outlet water temperature and flue temperature.
When to retry ignition sequence on Trinity boiler?
There is a problem in the ignition sequence; it could be causcd by a faulty igniter, flame sensor, gas valve or improper line pressure or combustion. Check ignition sequence to determine which component is not functioning. (Sentry will retry ignition sequence 1 hour after ER6 code originally occurs or if control is reset)
Why is my Trinity boiler not working properly?
There is a problem in the ignition sequence; it could be causcd by a faulty igniter, flame sensor, gas valve or improper line pressure or combustion. Check ignition sequence to determine which component is not functioning.