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Pulsacoil

Original Pulsacoil

Description Round brown & beige leatherette jacket.
Models PC FE144, PC FE210

This information is also relevent to Torrent Direct

Torrent Direct

Description Round blue leatherette jacket.
Models T144DE, T210DE

The original Pulsacoil is a very simple unit, the heating is usually controlled by an external E7 timer and the domestic hot water temperature can be controlled by a thermostatic valve on the hot water outlet .

If the pipework close to the appliance is cold check the E7 timer is set correctly and at the correct time, if so operate the boost button and wait an hour to see if that produces hot water. If the appliance remains cold it is unlikely to be faults on both immersion heaters and could suggest a fault with the E7 timer or supply a general electrical contractor should be called.

If the pipework around the appliance is hot and there is no hot water at the taps the top cistern water level should be checked, this can be accessed through a white plug on the top around 6″ diameter. The cistern should be automatically topped up by a float valve but these can stick. The water level should be at least to the swaged line around the center of the cistern, make sure to put the white plug back to stop excessive evaporation.

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Pulsacoil III

Description Round silver metal jacket with small silver cistern on top.
Models PC144, PC190, PC210, PC245

The Pulsacoil III appliance requires two operations to produce hot water, the heating of the cylinder is usually controlled by an external E7 timer. The domestic hot water delivery is acheived by a control system that pumps the water from the cylinder through an external heat exchanger, the temperature at the tap is factory set and cannot be adjusted.

The front panel of the appliance has two green neons both should be glowing, if non are then the cistern water level should be checked, this can be accessed through a white plug on the top around 6″ diameter. The cistern is manually topped up with a jug, the water level should be at least to the swaged line around the center of the cistern. Make sure to put the white plug back to stop excessive evaporation.

If the left neon is on but the right is not this indicates the appliance has gone to overheat, you can reset the overheat by pressing the red button next to the neon to get another charge of hot water. This should not be done more than a couple of times, you need to call an engineer to investigate the over heat.

If the pipework close to the appliance is cold and the neons are on check the E7 timer is set correctly and at the correct time, if so operate the boost button and wait an hour to see if that produces hot water. If the appliance remains cold it is unlikely to be faults on both immersion heaters and could suggest a fault with the E7 timer or supply, a general electrical contractor should be called.

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Pulsacoil 2000

Description Square grey appliance with plastic cistern on top.
Models PC145, PC185, PC215, PC235

The Pulsacoil 2000 appliance requires two operations to produce hot water, the heating of the cylinder is usually controlled by an external E7 timer. The domestic hot water delivery is acheived by a control system that pumps the water from the cylinder through an external heat exchanger, the temperature at the tap is factory set and cannot be adjusted.

The front panel of the appliance has two neons one green and one red only the green one should be glowing, if the red is glowing this indicates the appliance has gone to overheat, you need to call an engineer to investigate the over heat. Note: Gledhill modified the overheat operation of this appliance and on some units the overheat indicator will never glow even if there is a overheat.

If the neons are correct the cistern water level should be checked, this can be accessed by removing the cistern lid. The cistern is manually topped up with a jug, the water level should be behalf way up the cistern. Make sure to put the cistern lid back to stop excessive evaporation.

If the above are all correct check the E7 timer is set correctly and at the correct time, if so operate the boost button and wait an hour to see if that produces hot water. If the appliance remains cold it is unlikely to be faults on both immersion heaters and could suggest a fault with the E7 timer or supply, a general electrical contractor should be called.

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Pulsacoil A Class

Description Square grey appliance with built in boost button, plastic cistern on top.
Models PCA145, PCA185, PCA215, PCA235

The Pulsacoil A Class appliance requires two operations to produce hot water, the heating of the cylinder is usually controlled by an external E7 timer. The domestic hot water delivery is acheived by a control system that pumps the water from the cylinder through an external heat exchanger, the temperature at the tap is factory set and cannot be adjusted.

The front panel of the appliance has a LED, square Boost/Reset button and a green iluminated rocker switch. Under normal operation just the rocker switch should be iluminated. The LED usually is only iluminated when the boost element is operating, if it is flashing it usually indicats a fault. Pressing the reset button may clear the fault but if it happens again you need to call an engineer.Note: Gledhill modified the operating software of this appliance to work as described above but on some early units the LED flashes to imform the householder that boost can be used.

If the rocker is iluminated and the LED is not flashing then the cistern water level should be checked, this can be accessed by removing the cistern lid. The cistern is manually topped up with a jug, the water level should be behalf way up the cistern. Make sure to put the cistern lid back to stop excessive evaporation.

If the above are all correct check the E7 timer is set correctly and at the correct time try to operate the boost button. The system will not allow boost if there is off peak available so if the appliance is cold and the boost button will not switch on the LED try to turn off the off peak fused spur on the wall. There should be two fused spur switches ajacent to the appliance normally the top one is the on peak supply and the bottom one is the off peak supply, if you turn off the bottom one and the green rocker stops iluminating then this is the on peak and will need switching back on andswitch the other off. Wait an hour to see if that produces hot water. If the appliance remains cold it is likely to be a fault within the appliance and a call will be needed from an engineer.

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