Both are efficient and environmentally Clear editor. Started 8 hours ago, By Hydronic heating is not just cosy and silent. The cooker always needs far more time to get the gas through than the heating though, so if it has got to that then I doubt the supply is a problem providing the valve is on. Sadly no van anymore but 35 years was a good run. Any more ideas??? Given that the boiler works fine on gas and that the indicator isn't showing on the control panel then it's a mains supply issue, so nothing to be gained by checking/swapping 12 volt fuses. screwfix. Have checked RCB yes on have Find manuals, broschures and documents regarding our heating systems and accessories for mobilehomes and caravans. Worth doing a check to make sure you have not set electrics on master panel to 0 for kW. co. uk/Product. I have no idea how to short out the switch! Heating systems, Central Heating Compact 3020 HE Central heating Alde Compact 3020 HE Art. Q&A - Alde Heating not Working I hope you don't mind me contacting you but I have just bought a 2005 Fleetwood Heritage 640-ES, and am confused with the central heating system. That's correct . Went back today with a fully charged battery and it fired up first time, we did prime the gas supply with the cooker burners, but can't imagine that would make the difference. Good one. Not sure of my facts here, but I think that on our Swift you have to switch the ALDE electric heating on at the Sargeant Control Panel and also Switch the Mains on, over the door. On our Vigo, the MCBs are in the same place as the 12v fuses, in the LH front bed, almost opposite this switch. The actual fault is caused by an interruption to the 12v supply. meadowsweet Their contact number is on their website. Fishing,chess,   Your link has been automatically embedded. com/shop/Electrical/d190/Screwless+Black+Nickel/sd3097/Screwless+Flat+Plate+Black+Nickel+20A+DP+Switch/p57190, http://www. The first is gas is not getting through to the heater, in which case you need to digilantly trace the gas supply pipes and check you haven't missed a stop ****. I have also changed the fuse on the consumer unit labelled water heater no improvement. Merry Christmas to all I have an affinity 554 2016 , which has alde wet central heating. We use both electricity and LPG as energy sources in our heating systems. December 27, 2014 in Caravan Heating & Cooling. We thought about going away after Christmas. If your boiler is not firing up the central heating, then it is unlikely that you will be able to resolve the problem yourself. Is there another one somewhere else I haven't found?? Then try the fuse removal dodge. My Alde system has a mains master switch with a light to indicate off/on - I assume yours is switched on ? No still not sorted. Not having used the gas part of the heating since buying our first caravan in August last year we thought we'd better give it a try today, however it wouldn't fire up, just giving a 'gas out' errror message. The boiler uses a lot of gas and being low might be a problem. I am currently touring, but my Alde 3010 is not working on electric! If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Looks like we might have to get an electrician out when we get home. This Alde system appears to require a lot of hands on effort to maintain in proper working order. cycling and walking. Quote " we've had ours 2 year and have never run it on gas either !". Always try the obvious first. toolstation. There is only the one gas tap, under the cooker , which was on. By Thank you for that response. Did anyone escape in their caravan for New Year? I switched it to gas and that is fine. If the software has got its knickers in a twist this should solve it. All the electric sockets are working but the symbol on the right of the control panel that usually indicates electric supply is not illuminated. Is it on, and is it lit up (red)? Another thought is that you might be short on gas- you are using propane I guess. Because the electric sockets are working I think the power supply to the van is OK. com/p/lap-20a-dp-switch-with-neon-black-nickel/62613. It is very dangerous for unqualified people to tinker around with gas appliances and is actually illegal. And silly I know but is the van plugged in ie not tripped supply or faulty/not plugged in lead. Although, the panel says gas failure warning. Furthermore, the pipes do not go outside of the interior envelope. You must log in or register to reply here. You should refer the problem to an Alde trained technician. LIVE LIFE AND PROSPER. We don't have a mover, so it can't be that. I still sometimes forget to switch it on when pitching up - it's only later on when SWMBO asks why there's no hot water that I realise. Have a good look for another. I have changed the 2 fuses on the boiler no improvement. Kia KX 3 auto / Bailey Alicanto Grande Estoril and Swift Challenger 570 (2010 model Not towed - used as a static) There is electric current coming into the coffin shaped connector beside the boiler. Contact Address: … Still stuck but not an emergency as the heating works on the gas. We did find on our last caravan that the heater could cut out on gas or electric only but if you switch to a mix of gas and electric it worked better. Alde International Systems AB is a world-leading company which develops, produces and markets heating systems for caravans and motorhomes. It's the switch someone already mentioned, mounted on the outside of the right hand front bed. Some of the early version 1 had under rated switches fitted instead of a 20amp, and so failed especially if 3KW was used a lot. I think that might well be my problem. The symbol for electric is not showing on the control, panel but the red light on the On switch is lit. Welcome to Alde! I don't know what an MCB is nor where to find it??? Started 3 hours ago, By You can also do it by momentarily disconnecting the battery lead. walking,cycling, Its easy to switch off and forget. https://www. What I have done in the past, well Friday actually is switch then panel off and pull the fuse that supplies the boiler and put it back in again. I noticed the fault showing when I explaining to the engineer what I wanted doing. Just needs a 20 amp switch fitting try checking Bailey parts. All else fails try a master reset to factory settings. By Our Truma system is the same , i was told from someone on here that the boost option will knock the heating off and the power will go towards heating the water up quicker . But I have emailed bailey they are on holiday until the 5th. HI, Heating and hot water is working on gas but not electric. Not working on either water or heating on either gas or electric have check to ensure mains power switch is on Yes. On the U2, the switch for the mains electrical supply for the Alde has a lamp in it. Click here to read our updated forum rules. I also understand that you can switch the gas on Powered by Invision Community, Help Alde Heating Not Working On Electric In Bailey Unicorn, Engineering, computing, outdoor life. You can find us at some of the world’s leading trade fairs – or maybe when you’re This is only of use though if you are on a hook up. Display as a link instead, × The switch on the offside bed locker is switched on isn't it? I have read of a couple of sockets under the kitchen cooker where the plugs or switches can be inadvertently switch off, pulled out, but can't recall if one of these feeds the Alde isolator switch. As opposed to 1 2 3 kW. It was a user error. robbymax Thanks. Any ideas would be most helpful. All the electric sockets are working but the symbol on the right of the control panel that usually indicates electric supply is not illuminated. Power might remain on even with the panel off and so removing the fuse reboots the system. I have read in the dim and distant past of some people having issues with Powrtouch movers taking out the Alde fuse? The heating and hot water systems still seem to work OK on gas and the circulating pump still works. Hence, heat is not lost unnecessarily. I think my master switch is by the kitchen tap and I have tried switching it off and on. Hi All Was just enquiring if anyone had problems with the alde wet heating, i have a 2014 stirling eccles quartz and when the heating comes on during the night it seems to make a horrible noise which keeps you awake so renders the system quite useless on a night time. Ironically the incident on Friday we had stayed on a CL Thursday night because the van was,going in for a service. Started Yesterday at 10:20, Copyright Alphaquad Ltd × Vanning, Archery, Woodwork. Your help is much appreciated. Ssangyong rexton - is there anything that's better value as a tow car? Have you checked the fuse for Alde heating? If so what is the solution??? This will be vital if you’re considering staying on campsites over the winter, when temperatures at night will typically hover around 0˚C or lower. http://www. I ended up working directly with Alde and they helped me diagnosis the problem as an intermittent issue with the gas solenoid. The Alde heating system uses a liquid to transfer heat. no: 30209090 Boiler for mobile leisure vehicles. The manual just says turn off and try again, which we did, about ten times. The MCBs are all on and our Unicorn is a model 1. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. have you checked the 2 fuses on top of the boiler behind the cover. Any idea of why this should hapen and the likely cost of repairing. The Alde central heating system is a hydronic system, with the same heating principle as in most of our homes.   Your previous content has been restored. Tbh if I were you I might be tempted to pick up the phone now. Since the Alde Compact is a combi boiler, it heats both central heating fluid and hot water simultaneously. we have just had the first habitation check on our Bailey 620 Approach. This may sound terrifying, but it needn’t be. NO MATTER WHEN YOU GO TOURING, it’s essential that your heating system is working correctly and that you’re familiar with how to get the best out of it. The anti-freeze was bled from the system before we took delivery, but it hasn’t worked since. We are a world leading company which developsand produces heating systems for motorhomes and caravans. January. I have had this fault when playing with the 12v system, quite scary and thoughts of costing me ££££££’s. Hi there , our ( truma ) heating system has a control panel above our door where you can select what to have the water temperature and what kind of power supply you wish to be on , i.e , electricity or gas , is there not a control panel where you need to choose between what power you need or want to use ? JavaScript is disabled. You can also enjoy the superior climate comfort with a good conscience. Can't understand why, but remember it was once an issue for some. Only one gas tap sounds unusual. wordweb, Hi, yes it does, that's how we start it up in gas mode and where the error message shows up. So I pulled the fuse and replaced it took me less than a 30. All connections – fluids, gas and electricity – are located on the long side. Hello we are away in our unicorn for Christmas and this morning the heating has gone off. Gas is always on for the oven which is used but have never powered the whole system on it . × Next weekend we'll try again with a full battery and do as Boff suggested and report back.   You cannot paste images directly. Restore formatting, × The anti-freeze was bled from the system before we took delivery, but it hasn’t worked since. Customs Duty when returning from abroad - January 2021. You can find us at some of the world’s leading trade fairs – or maybe when you’re The second suggests the is a problem with the heater, and that will require technical expertise to investigate and rectify. Â. I really appreciate all the help thank you. Comfortable heating all year round in all weathers. Alde International Systems AB is a world-leading company which develops, produces and markets heating systems for caravans and motorhomes. The MCBs looks like switches in this panel. It's not the CB or RCD that trips, it is just electric heating part of the Alde that switches off. I'm a retired sparks and would be checking for 240 volts at the isolator switch, these have also been known to fail. I think that the Alde advice is to switch of the panel disconnect the white plug to the boiler then reconnect. I think the element might have gone in the boiler itself if you have changed all the fuses. We are going away in the van Hello we are away in our unicorn for Christmas and this morning the heating has gone off. Upload or insert images from URL. It works perfectly on gas and all the operations on the control panel appear normal, even the pump is showing as working, except there is no heat nor hot water. Was looking at the Alde site earlier and they are not back in until 6th. bailey-parts. Why don't you short out the existing switch to ensure that's the problem before buying one. Any advice would be welcome. I will say the dealer I purchased this from did not give me a proper education on how much tweaking the system requires. When we changed our van to one with the Alde heating/water system, this is what we found: a) The van seemed to take longer to heat up, but this was deceptive, as the whole fabric was warming, not just the air as it was with the Truma fire and blown air system. Leigh Marsden of Alde talks us through the basic operation of the Alde Heating System in a new Bailey Unicorn. Thanks everyone,. Will Anther more involved job would be checking the control panel inputs, its possible a rear plug has come adrift. but any more suggestions will be gratefully received. I will try emailing Alde tomorrow. I don't have Alde heating but I am very impressed with your analysis and fix.   Pasted as rich text. If the desired temperature is set ≈5 °C below ambient on the digital control panel, the central heating will cut out— the heating fluid will not be circulated to the convectors and the living space will not be warmed. Thanks to everyone for your input. Had a mystery with our Alde central heating heating which would not run. Hi we have a alde system and have had no problems. If the hot water boost (the tap icon on the control panel) is activated then the central heating doesn't work for about 30 mins. Now home near Ivybridge in south Devon. I took it for its first service on 12 December 2016. That's probably as much as i could say and suggest as we've had ours 2 year and have never run it on gas either ! Source for Fanmaster mk1 - thermal cut out. I’ve been living my [email protected] 400 since late July and I had not tried using electric for the Alde hot water or heating. The switch for the hot water/heating doesn't have a light and is with the light switches just left of the kitchen sink. aspx?PartNumber=1040314. All's well save for the heating working on gas only. Don’t drop the fuse in the gap!!! Jaydug I replaced the solenoid a few weeks back and have tested the Alde system three times since the repair and it’s been working great. It just isn't getting to the heating. Its possible that a cheaper switch would fit from elsewhere but it may not colour match or be a straight swop. You can post now and register later. I will let you know what Alde say when they open in the new year. At all till today. 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