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Vaillant ecoTEC regular LPG User Guide
Operating instructions
For the operator
Operating instructions
ecoTEC plus
VU 246/6-5 OVZ (P-GB)
GB, IE
Publisher/manufacturer
Vaillant GmbH
Berghauser Str. 40
D-42859 Remscheid
Tel. +49 21 91 18‑0
Fax +49 21 91 18‑2810
info@vaillant.de
www.vaillant.de
Contents
Contents
1
1.1
1.2
1.3
2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.8
3.9
3.10
4
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
4.8
5
6
2
7
7.1
Safety ............................................ 3 7.2
Action-related warnings ................. 3 7.3
Intended use .................................. 3
General safety information............. 4 7.4
Notes on the documentation ...... 7
8
Observing other applicable
documents ..................................... 7 8.1
Storing documents......................... 7
Applicability of the instructions....... 7 8.2
Product description..................... 7
Serial number ................................ 7 9
10
Information on the identification
plate ............................................... 7
CE label ......................................... 8
Benchmark..................................... 8
Design of the product..................... 8
Operator control panel ................... 9
Operating concept ......................... 9
Basic display................................ 10
Operating levels........................... 10
Menu display................................ 10
Operation.................................... 10
Opening the isolator devices ....... 10
Opening and closing the front
flap ............................................... 11
Switching on the product ............. 11
Setting the language.................... 11
Setting the hot water
temperature ................................. 11
Setting the heating flow
temperature ................................. 11
Switching off heating mode
(Summer mode)........................... 12
Protecting the heating
installation against frost ............... 12
Detecting and rectifying
faults ........................................... 12
Calling up (Live Monitor)
status codes............................... 12
Care and maintenance .............. 13
Maintenance ................................ 13
Caring for the product .................. 13
Checking the condensate drain
pipework and tundish................... 13
Reading maintenance
messages .................................... 13
Decommissioning...................... 13
Temporarily decommissioning
the product................................... 13
Permanently decommissioning
the product................................... 13
Recycling and disposal............. 13
Guarantee and customer
service ........................................ 14
10.1 Guarantee.................................... 14
10.2 Customer service......................... 14
Appendix ............................................... 15
A
Operator level – overview ......... 15
B
Troubleshooting ........................ 15
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Safety 1
1 Safety
1.1 Action-related warnings
Classification of action-related warnings
The action-related warnings
are classified in accordance
with the severity of the possible danger using the following
warning signs and signal words:
Warning symbols and signal
words
Danger!
Imminent danger to life
or risk of severe personal
injury
Danger!
Risk of death from electric
shock
Warning.
Risk of minor personal
injury
Caution.
Risk of material or environmental damage
1.2 Intended use
There is a risk of injury or death
to the user or others, or of damage to the product and other
property in the event of improper use or use for which it
is not intended.
The product is intended as a
heat generator for closed cent-
ral heating installations and for
hot water generation.
Intended use includes the following:
– observance of the operating
instructions included for the
product and any other system
components
– compliance with all inspection
and maintenance conditions
listed in the instructions.
This product can be used by
children aged from 8 years
and above and persons with
reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge if
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning
use of the product in a safe way
and understand the hazards involved. Children must not play
with the product. Cleaning and
user maintenance work must
not be carried out by children
unless they are supervised.
Any other use that is not specified in these instructions, or
use beyond that specified in this
document shall be considered
improper use. Any direct commercial or industrial use is also
deemed to be improper.
Caution.
Improper use of any kind is
prohibited.
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1 Safety
1.3 General safety
▶ Do not use any electrical
information
switches, mains plugs, doorbells, telephones or other
1.3.1 Installation by skilled
communication systems in
tradesmen only
the building.
The installation, inspection,
▶ If it is safe to do so, close the
maintenance and repair of the
emergency control valve or
product, as well as the gas ratio
the main isolator.
settings, must only be carried
▶
If possible, close the gas isolout by a competent person.
ator cock on the product.
1.3.2 Danger caused by
▶ Warn other occupants in the
improper operation
building by yelling or banging
on doors or walls.
Improper operation may present
▶
Leave the building immedia danger to you and others, and
ately and ensure that others
cause material damage.
do not enter the building.
▶ Carefully read the enclosed
instructions and all other ap- ▶ Notify the gas supply company or the National Grid
plicable documents, particu+44 (0) 800 111999 by telelarly the "Safety" section and
phone once you are outside
the warnings.
of the building.
▶ Only carry out the activities
for which instructions are
1.3.4 Risk of death due to a
provided in these operating
blocked or leaking flue
instructions.
gas pipe
What to do if you smell flue gas
1.3.3 Risk of death from
in the property:
escaping gas
▶ Open all accessible doors
What to do if you smell gas in
and windows fully to provide
the building:
ventilation.
▶ Avoid rooms that smell of
▶ Switch off the product.
gas.
▶ Inform a competent person.
▶ If possible, open doors and
windows fully and ensure
adequate ventilation.
▶ Do not use naked flames (e.g.
lighters, matches).
▶ Do not smoke.
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Safety 1
– to the entire condensate
drain system
– to the expansion relief valve
– to the drain pipework
– to constructional conditions that may affect the
operational reliability of the
product
1.3.5 Risk of death due to
explosive and flammable
materials
▶ Do not use or store explosive
or flammable materials (e.g.
petrol, paper, paint) in the installation room of the product.
1.3.6 Risk of death due to lack
of safety devices
A lack of safety devices (e.g.
expansion relief valve, expansion vessel) can lead to potentially fatal scalding and other
injuries, e.g. due to explosions.
▶ Ask a competent person
to explain how the safety
devices work and where they
are located.
1.3.7 Risk of death due
to changes to the
product or the product
environment
▶ Never remove, bridge or
block the safety devices.
▶ Do not tamper with any of the
safety devices.
▶ Do not damage or remove
any seals on components.
▶ Do not make any changes:
– The product itself
– to the gas, air, water and
electricity supplies
– to the entire flue gas installation
1.3.8 Risk of corrosion
damage due to
unsuitable combustion
and room air
Sprays, solvents, chlorinated
cleaning agents, paint, adhesives, ammonia compounds,
dust or similar substances may
lead to corrosion on the product
and in the air/flue pipe.
▶ Ensure that the supply of
combustion air is always free
of fluorine, chlorine, sulphur,
dust, etc.
▶ Ensure that no chemical substances are stored at the installation site.
1.3.9 Cabinet-type casing
Enclosing the product in cabinet-type casing requires
compliance with the applicable
design instructions.
▶ Do not fit the casing on the
product yourself.
▶ If you require cabinet-type
casing for the product, consult
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an approved heating specialist company.
1.3.10 Risk of material
damage caused by
frost
▶ Ensure that the heating installation always remains in
operation during freezing conditions and that all rooms are
sufficiently heated.
▶ If you cannot ensure the operation, have a competent
person drain the heating installation.
1.3.11 Risk of injury and
material damage due
to maintenance and
repairs carried out
incorrectly or not
carried out at all
▶ Never attempt to carry out
maintenance work or repairs
on your product yourself.
▶ Faults and damage should
be immediately rectified by a
competent person.
▶ Adhere to the maintenance
intervals specified.
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Notes on the documentation 2
2 Notes on the
documentation
Information
on the identification plate
Meaning
2.1
Serial number
For quality control purposes;
3rd and 4th digits = year of
production
For quality control purposes;
5th and 6th digits = week of
production
For identification purposes;
7th to 16th digits = product
article number
For quality control purposes;
17th to 20th digits = place of
manufacture
Product designation
Factory setting for type of
gas and gas connection
pressure
Gas-fired boiler category
Efficiency class of the boiler
in accordance with EC Directive 92/42/EEC
Permissible flue gas connections
Maximum water pressure in
heating mode
Maximum water pressure in
hot water handling mode
Electrical connection
Max. electrical power consumption
Level of protection
Heating mode
▶
You must observe all operating instructions enclosed with the system components.
2.2
▶
Observing other applicable
documents
Storing documents
Keep this manual and all other applicable documents safe for future use.
2.3
Applicability of the
instructions
These instructions apply only to:
Product article number
Article
number
VU 246/6-5 OVZ
(P-GB)
Gas Council Number
ecoTEC plus
3P, G31
– 3.7 kPa
(37 mbar)
Cat.
Condensing
technology
0010021225 41-694-18
Type: Xx3(x)
3 Product description
PMS
3.1
PMW
Serial number
The serial number is located on a plate behind the front flap. The plate is in a plastic
fish plate. You can also display the serial
number in the display.
3.2
Information on the
identification plate
The identification plate is mounted on the
underside of the product in the factory.
The identification plate keeps record of
the country in which the product is to be
installed.
Information
on the identification plate
Meaning
V/Hz
W
IP
Pn
Pnc
P
Qn
Qnw
Barcode with serial number
Tmax.
NOx
Code (DSN)
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Nominal heat output range
in heating mode
Nominal heat output range
in heating mode (condensing
technology)
Nominal heat output range
in hot water handling mode
Nominal heating load range
in heating mode
Nominal heating load range
in hot water handling mode
Max. flow temperature
NOx class for the product
Specific product code
7
3 Product description
Information
on the identification plate
complying with the appropriate Building Regulations (England and Wales).
Meaning
Read the instructions.
GC no.
3.3
Gas council number
CE label
The CE label shows that the products
comply with the basic requirements of the
applicable directives as stated on the identification plate.
The declaration of conformity can be
viewed at the manufacturer's site.
3.4
Benchmark
All installations must be notified to Local
Area Building Control either directly or
through a Competent Persons Scheme.
A Building Regulations Compliance Certificate will then be issued to the customer
who should, on receipt, write the Notification Number on the Benchmark Checklist.
This product should be serviced regularly
to optimise its safety, efficiency and performance. The service engineer should
complete the relevant Service Record on
the Benchmark Checklist after each service.
The Benchmark Checklist will be required
in the event of any warranty.
3.5
Design of the product
1
2
3
Vaillant is a licensed member of the
Benchmark Scheme which aims to improve the standards of installation and
commissioning of domestic heating and
hot water systems in the UK and to encourage regular servicing to optimise
safety, efficiency and performance.
Benchmark is managed and promoted
by the Heating and Hotwater Industry
Council. For more information visit
www.benchmark.org.uk.
▶
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1
Control elements
2
3
Plate with serial
number on the
rear
Front flap
Please ensure that the installer has fully
completed the Benchmark Checklist on
the inside back pages of the installation
instructions supplied with the product
and that you have signed it to say that
you have received a full and clear explanation of its operation. The installer
is legally required to complete a commissioning checklist as a means of
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Product description 3
3.6
Operator control panel
Symbol
Meaning
Explanation
Heating mode
active
– Permanently
on: Heating
mode heat
requirement
– Flashing:
Burner on in
heating mode
Information on
the maintenance
message in the
"Live Monitor"
1
50
9
2
Maintenance required
8
3
7
Summer mode
active
Heating mode is
switched off
Burner anti-cycling time is active
4
6
5
1
2
3
4
Current heating
flow temperature, operating
mode, fault code
or additional information
Current assignment of the righthand selection
button
Left- and righthand selection
buttons
and
button
5
6
7
8
9
Fault clearance
key
Maximum output (only used
for Austria,
Germany and
Switzerland)
Access to the
menu for additional information
Current assignment of the lefthand selection
button
Active operating
status
F.XX
3.7
Meaning
Explanation
Burner operating
correctly
Current burner
modulation rate
Burner on
Operating concept
Operator
control
element
3.6.1 Displayed symbols
Symbol
Fault in the
product
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To avoid the
need for frequent
switching on and
off (increases the
product's working
life).
Fault in the
product. Appears
instead of the
basic display.
Meaning
– Cancelling the activation of an
operating mode
– Cancelling a change to a set
value
– Move up to next selection level
– Setting the heating flow temperature
– Reading the system pressure
– Activating the comfort mode
– Activating the operating mode
– Confirm setting
– Move down to next selection
level
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4 Operation
Operator
control
element
Meaning
If there is an error message present, the
basic displays switches to the error message.
+
at the
same
time
Displaying the current product
status
3.9
or
Operating levels
The product has two operating levels.
– The end user level contains information
and setting options that you require as
the end user.
– Reducing or increasing the set
value
The selection buttons have a soft key func- – The installer level is reserved for the
competent person. It is protected by
tion, i.e. their function can change.
a code. Only competent persons may
If, for example, you press the left-hand
change any settings in the installer
selection button in the basic display,
level.
the current function switches from
(hot
water temperature) to Back.
3.10 Menu display
Adjustable values flash in the display.
4
Menu
1
You must always confirm a change to a
Live monitor
value. Only then is the new setting saved.
Information
3
The display lights up when you switch the
Reset anti-cycl. time
product on or press a button.
Back
Select
If you do not press any button within one
2
minute, the display lighting goes out.
3.8
1
2
Basic display
50
3
4
Selection level
list entries
Name of the selection level
You can find an overview of the menu
structure in the appendix.
Operator level – overview (→ Page 15)
The basic display shows the current condition of the product. If you press a selection
button, the activated function is displayed
in the display.
The functions that are available depend
on whether a controller is connected to the
product.
You can switch back to the basic display
by:
– Pressing to exit the selection levels
– Not pressing any button for longer than
15 minutes.
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Scroll bar
Current assignment of the
and
buttons.
4 Operation
4.1
Opening the isolator devices
1. Ask the competent person who installed the product to explain to you
where these isolator devices are located and how to handle them.
2. Open the gas isolator cock fully.
3. Check that the heating installation flow
and return service valves are open, if
such service valves are installed.
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Operation 4
4.2
Opening and closing the front
flap
1. Take hold of the recessed handle in
the front flap.
2. Fold down the front flap.
3. Close the front flap after re-actuating
the control elements.
4.3
▶
Switching on the product
Switch on the product via the main
switch installed on-site.
4.4
Setting the language
1. Press and hold and at the same
time.
2. Also briefly press .
3. Press and hold and until the
display shows the language setting.
4. Select the required language by pressing or .
5. Confirm by pressing .
6. Once you have set the correct language, press again to confirm this.
4.5
Conditions: No controller connected
▶
▶
Conditions: Controller connected
▶
▶
▶
60
Back
1. Press
◁
DHW temperature
45
Back
1. Press
◁
(
( ).
The target value of the heating flow
temperature appears on the display.
Note
The competent person may
have adjusted the maximum
possible temperature.
Conditions: Water hardness: > 3.57 mol/m³
▶
Setting the heating flow
temperature
Target flow temp.
Setting the hot water
temperature
Have a competent person take appropriate measures to protect against Legionella.
Set the hot water temperature to a
maximum of 50 °C.
Use to set the maximum possible hot
water temperature on the product.
Confirm by pressing .
Set the required hot water temperature
on the controller (→ Controller operating
instructions).
4.6
Applicability: Domestic hot water cylinder
▶
Change the hot water temperature by
pressing or .
Confirm by pressing .
Conditions: No controller connected
▶
▶
Use or to set the required heating
flow temperature.
Confirm by pressing .
Conditions: Controller connected
▶
▶
▶
).
The set hot water temperature
flashes in the display.
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Set the maximum possible heating flow
temperature on the product.
Confirm by pressing .
Set the required heating flow temperature on the controller (→ Controller operating instructions).
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5 Detecting and rectifying faults
4.7
Switching off heating mode
(Summer mode)
Note
To keep the frost protection
devices active, you should switch
your product on and off using the
controller, if one is provided.
Target flow temp.
Heating off
Cancel
OK
1. To switch off heating mode without
switching off the hot water generation,
press ( ).
◁
The value of the heating flow temperature appears in the display.
4.8.2 Draining the heating
installation
2. Use the button to set the heating
flow temperature to Heating off.
3. Confirm by pressing .
◁
◁
4.8
Another way to protect the heating installation and the product from frost for very
long switch-off times is to drain them completely.
▶ Consult a competent person about this.
Heating mode is switched off
The symbol appears in the
display.
Protecting the heating
installation against frost
5 Detecting and rectifying
faults
4.8.1 Frost protection function
Caution.
Risk of material damage due
to frost.
The frost protection function
cannot guarantee flow through
the entire heating installation,
which means that parts of the
heating installation may freeze
and therefore become damaged.
▶
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If the heating flow temperature falls below 5 °C when the on/off button is on, the
product comes into operation and heats
the circulating water to approx. 30 °C on
both the heating side and the hot water
side (if available).
▶
▶
If faults occur or fault messages are
displayed (F.xx), proceed as set out in
the table in the appendix.
Troubleshooting (→ Page 15)
If the product is not functioning correctly, contact a competent person.
6 Calling up (Live Monitor)
status codes
1. Press
and
at the same time.
During a period of frost, en◁ The menu is called up.
sure that the heating installa2. Navigate to the Live monitor menu
tion remains in operation and
item and press .
that all rooms are sufficiently
◁ The current operating status (status
heated, even when you are
code) is shown on the display.
away.
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Care and maintenance 7
7 Care and maintenance
8 Decommissioning
7.1
8.1
Maintenance
An annual inspection of the product carried
out by a competent person is a prerequisite for ensuring that the product is permanently ready and safe for operation, reliable,
and has a long working life.
7.2
Caution.
Risk of material damage due
to frost.
The frost protection and monitoring devices are only active
while the unit is connected to
the power mains and the gas
isolator cock is open.
Caring for the product
Caution.
Risk of material damage
caused by unsuitable cleaning agents.
▶
▶
Do not use sprays, scouring
agents, detergents, solvents
or cleaning agents that contain chlorine.
Clean the casing with a damp cloth and
a little solvent-free soap.
7.3
Temporarily decommissioning
the product
▶
▶
Switch off the product via the main
switch installed on-site.
◁
▶
Checking the condensate
drain pipework and tundish
Temporarily decommission
the product only if no frost is
expected.
The display goes out.
When decommissioning the product for
an extended period (e.g. holiday), also
close the gas isolator cock.
The condensate drain pipework and tundish must always be penetrable.
▶ Regularly check the condensate drain
pipework and tundish for faults and,
particularly, for blockages.
8.2
You must not be able to see or feel any
obstructions in the condensate drain pipework and tundish.
▶ If you notice a fault, have it rectified by
a competent person.
9 Recycling and disposal
7.4
If the product is identified with this
symbol:
▶ In this case, do not dispose of the
product with the household waste.
▶ Instead, hand in the product to a collection centre for old electrical or electronic
appliances.
Reading maintenance
messages
If the symbol is shown in the display, the
product requires maintenance work. The
product is not in fault mode but continues
to operate.
▶ Consult a competent person.
▶
▶
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Permanently
decommissioning the product
Have a competent person permanently
decommission the product.
The competent person who installed
your product is responsible for the disposal of the packaging.
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10 Guarantee and customer service
If the product contains batteries that
are marked with this symbol, these batteries may contain substances that are
hazardous to human health and the environment.
▶ In this case, dispose of the batteries at
a collection point for batteries.
10.2 Customer service
To ensure regular servicing, it is strongly
recommended that arrangements are
made for a Maintenance Agreement.
Please contact Vaillant Service Solutions
for further details:
Telephone: 0330 100 3461
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service
10.1 Guarantee
– Two year guarantee for ecoTEC plus
appliances
Vaillant provides this appliance with a
parts and labour guarantee against defects
that may occur within twenty-four months
of the installation date. For the 2nd year of
the guarantee to be valid an annual service must be carried out by a competent
person approved at the time by the Health
and Safety Executive one year after installation. The cost of this annual service is not
included in the guarantee.
– Registering with us
Registration is simple. Just complete the
Guarantee Registration Card and return to
Vaillant within 30 days of installation. Your
details will then be automatically registered
within the Vaillant scheme.
– Immediate help
If your Vaillant boiler develops a fault your
first action should be to contact your installer, as his professional assessment is
needed under the terms of our Guarantee.
If you are unable to contact your installer,
phone Vaillant Service Solutions:
Telephone: 0330 100 3461
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Appendix
Appendix
A Operator level – overview
Setting level
Values
Min.
Max.
Live Monitor →
Status
Unit
Increment, select
Default
setting
1
25
Current value
Information →
Contact data
Phone number
Permanent
value
Current value
15
40
Serial number
Display contrast
Reset anti-cycl. time →
Current burner anticycling time
Current value min
B Troubleshooting
Fault
Cause
Product does not
start up:
The gas isolator cock installed on-site
and/or the gas isolator cock on the
product is closed.
The power supply in the building is disconnected.
– No hot water
– Heating remains cold
The product is switched off.
The heating flow temperature is set
too low or to the Heating off position,
and/or the hot water temperature is set
too low.
There is air in the heating installation.
After three unsuccessful ignition attempts, the product switches to fault
mode (fault message: F.28).
There is a fault in the flue gas route.
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Measure
Open both gas isolator cocks.
Check the fuse in the building.
The product switches on automatically when the power is restored.
Switch on the product.
Set the heating flow and hot water
temperature.
Have a competent person purge
the heating installation.
Press the fault clearance key for
one second. The product makes
another attempt to ignite the
flame.
If you have been unable to eliminate the ignition fault after three
fault clearance attempts, consult a
competent person.
Have a competent person rectify
the fault.
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Appendix
Fault
Heating does not
start.
16
Cause
Measure
The external controller is not set correctly.
Set the external controller correctly (→ Controller operating instructions).
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supplier
Vaillant Ltd.
Nottingham Road
Belper
Derbyshire
Telephone 0330 100 3461
info@vaillant.co.uk
www.vaillant.co.uk
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