Furthermore, the pipes do not go outside of the interior envelope. I switched it to gas and that is fine. I will let you know what Alde say when they open in the new year. Jaydug   Pasted as rich text. 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. It was a user error. On our Vigo, the MCBs are in the same place as the 12v fuses, in the LH front bed, almost opposite this switch. 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. All's well save for the heating working on gas only. Â. I really appreciate all the help thank you. no: 30209090 Boiler for mobile leisure vehicles. 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. If the software has got its knickers in a twist this should solve it. You can find us at some of the world’s leading trade fairs – or maybe when you’re I switched it to gas and that is fine. The Alde heating system uses a liquid to transfer heat. com/p/lap-20a-dp-switch-with-neon-black-nickel/62613. Always try the obvious first. Its easy to switch off and forget. By You can also enjoy the superior climate comfort with a good conscience. But I have emailed bailey they are on holiday until the 5th. I have also changed the fuse on the consumer unit labelled water heater no improvement. LIVE LIFE AND PROSPER. Thanks. Had a mystery with our Alde central heating heating which would not run. 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. Sadly no van anymore but 35 years was a good run. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Started 3 hours ago, By 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. If all else fails talk to Alde, they are generally very helpful and knowledge. Thanks to everyone for your input. December 27, 2014 in Caravan Heating & Cooling. Another thought is that you might be short on gas- you are using propane I guess. reading,& TV! At all till today. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. As opposed to 1 2 3 kW. Hence, heat is not lost unnecessarily. × It's the switch someone already mentioned, mounted on the outside of the right hand front bed. I noticed the fault showing when I explaining to the engineer what I wanted doing. I also understand that you can switch the gas on We are going away in the van We are a world leading company which developsand produces heating systems for motorhomes and caravans. Don’t drop the fuse in the gap!!! You should refer the problem to an Alde trained technician. I think my master switch is by the kitchen tap and I have tried switching it off and on. Will All connections – fluids, gas and electricity – are located on the long side. Next weekend we'll try again with a full battery and do as Boff suggested and report back. Have you checked the fuse for Alde heating? The switch on the offside bed locker is switched on isn't it? If so what is the solution??? 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. Kia KX 3 auto / Bailey Alicanto Grande Estoril and Swift Challenger 570 (2010 model Not towed - used as a static) Was looking at the Alde site earlier and they are not back in until 6th. Any more ideas??? Although, the panel says gas failure warning. Only one gas tap sounds unusual. Hi we have a alde system and have had no problems. 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 probably as much as i could say and suggest as we've had ours 2 year and have never run it on gas either ! Hi, yes it does, that's how we start it up in gas mode and where the error message shows up. I will say the dealer I purchased this from did not give me a proper education on how much tweaking the system requires. Because the electric sockets are working I think the power supply to the van is OK. 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 . Then try the fuse removal dodge. You can post now and register later. Upload or insert images from URL. Leigh Marsden of Alde talks us through the basic operation of the Alde Heating System in a new Bailey Unicorn. Their contact number is on their website. Quote " we've had ours 2 year and have never run it on gas either !". 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. We use both electricity and LPG as energy sources in our heating systems. 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. Tbh if I were you I might be tempted to pick up the phone now. There is electric current coming into the coffin shaped connector beside the boiler. Power might remain on even with the panel off and so removing the fuse reboots the system. I think that might well be my problem. I've had a similar problem to the OP but with the Truma cobi/ warm air system. Source for Fanmaster mk1 - thermal cut out. bailey-parts. Fishing,chess, 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 ****. The boiler uses a lot of gas and being low might be a problem. Ironically the incident on Friday we had stayed on a CL Thursday night because the van was,going in for a service. 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. This Alde system appears to require a lot of hands on effort to maintain in proper working order. Thanks everyone,. Started 8 hours ago, By Worth doing a check to make sure you have not set electrics on master panel to 0 for kW. Restore formatting, × Vanning, Archery, Woodwork. 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. aspx?PartNumber=1040314. I have changed the 2 fuses on the boiler no improvement. 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. Have checked RCB yes on have Started Yesterday at 10:20, Copyright Alphaquad Ltd Hello we are away in our unicorn for Christmas and this morning the heating has gone off. Powered by Invision Community, Help Alde Heating Not Working On Electric In Bailey Unicorn, Engineering, computing, outdoor life. You must log in or register to reply here. No still not sorted. Any idea of why this should hapen and the likely cost of repairing. toolstation. Anther more involved job would be checking the control panel inputs, its possible a rear plug has come adrift. 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. 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 ? walking,cycling, Since the Alde Compact is a combi boiler, it heats both central heating fluid and hot water simultaneously. I think that the Alde advice is to switch of the panel disconnect the white plug to the boiler then reconnect. We thought about going away after Christmas. Any ideas would be most helpful. Just needs a 20 amp switch fitting try checking Bailey parts. Looks like we might have to get an electrician out when we get home. You can find us at some of the world’s leading trade fairs – or maybe when you’re Not only does the boiler provide pleasant, noiseless heating, it goes on producing hot water for the shower and kitchenette as well. And silly I know but is the van plugged in ie not tripped supply or faulty/not plugged in lead. You can also do it by momentarily disconnecting the battery lead. The MCBs looks like switches in this panel. Its possible that a cheaper switch would fit from elsewhere but it may not colour match or be a straight swop. Is there another one somewhere else I haven't found?? meadowsweet If your boiler is not firing up the central heating, then it is unlikely that you will be able to resolve the problem yourself. Merry Christmas to all I have an affinity 554 2016 , which has alde wet central heating. We don't have a mover, so it can't be that. × Hydronic heating is not just cosy and silent. Good one. All the electric sockets are working but the symbol on the right of the control panel that usually indicates electric supply is not illuminated. Heating systems, Central Heating Compact 3020 HE Central heating Alde Compact 3020 HE Art. 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. I will try emailing Alde tomorrow. All the electric sockets are working but the symbol on the right of the control panel that usually indicates electric supply is not illuminated. The actual fault is caused by an interruption to the 12v supply. The heating and hot water systems still seem to work OK on gas and the circulating pump still works. The Alde central heating system is a hydronic system, with the same heating principle as in most of our homes. Gas is always on for the oven which is used but have never powered the whole system on it . 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. I have had this fault when playing with the 12v system, quite scary and thoughts of costing me ££££££’s. com/shop/Electrical/d190/Screwless+Black+Nickel/sd3097/Screwless+Flat+Plate+Black+Nickel+20A+DP+Switch/p57190, http://www. I am currently touring, but my Alde 3010 is not working on electric! I have read in the dim and distant past of some people having issues with Powrtouch movers taking out the Alde fuse? Did anyone escape in their caravan for New Year? 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. There is only the one gas tap, under the cooker , which was on. This may sound terrifying, but it needn’t be. 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. Display as a link instead, × I don't have Alde heating but I am very impressed with your analysis and fix. The switch for the hot water/heating doesn't have a light and is with the light switches just left of the kitchen sink. It just isn't getting to the heating. robbymax Why don't you short out the existing switch to ensure that's the problem before buying one. On the U2, the switch for the mains electrical supply for the Alde has a lamp in it. I have no idea how to short out the switch! cycling and walking. Still stuck but not an emergency as the heating works on the gas. Not working on either water or heating on either gas or electric have check to ensure mains power switch is on Yes. The anti-freeze was bled from the system before we took delivery, but it hasn’t worked since. http://www. Any advice would be welcome. Both are efficient and environmentally It is very dangerous for unqualified people to tinker around with gas appliances and is actually illegal. Click here to read our updated forum rules. So I pulled the fuse and replaced it took me less than a 30. This is only of use though if you are on a hook up. 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. Your help is much appreciated. Hello we are away in our unicorn for Christmas and this morning the heating has gone off. The anti-freeze was bled from the system before we took delivery, but it hasn’t worked since. The symbol for electric is not showing on the control, panel but the red light on the On switch is lit. wordweb, Find manuals, broschures and documents regarding our heating systems and accessories for mobilehomes and caravans. Customs Duty when returning from abroad - January 2021. JavaScript is disabled. Alde International Systems AB is a world-leading company which develops, produces and markets heating systems for caravans and motorhomes. I don't know what an MCB is nor where to find it??? Now home near Ivybridge in south Devon. Thank you for that response. screwfix. The second suggests the is a problem with the heater, and that will require technical expertise to investigate and rectify. It's not the CB or RCD that trips, it is just electric heating part of the Alde that switches off. My Alde system has a mains master switch with a light to indicate off/on - I assume yours is switched on ? Comfortable heating all year round in all weathers. 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. Have a good look for another. The manual just says turn off and try again, which we did, about ten times. Contact Address: … That's correct . Alde International Systems AB is a world-leading company which develops, produces and markets heating systems for caravans and motorhomes. I took it for its first service on 12 December 2016. Welcome to Alde! but any more suggestions will be gratefully received. Clear editor. have you checked the 2 fuses on top of the boiler behind the cover. I ended up working directly with Alde and they helped me diagnosis the problem as an intermittent issue with the gas solenoid. Central Heating Faults and Fault Finding – Heating and/or Hot Water Not Working What to check if your heating or hot water is not working. 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. Can't understand why, but remember it was once an issue for some. we have just had the first habitation check on our Bailey 620 Approach. January. Is it on, and is it lit up (red)?   Your previous content has been restored. I think the element might have gone in the boiler itself if you have changed all the fuses. 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.   Your link has been automatically embedded. All else fails try a master reset to factory settings. 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