Braemar Error Code 18

Fault Code 18: Condensate detected at start.

Braemar Fault Code 18

Fault: Condensate detected at start.

Potential Cause (Technical Use Only: Potential remedy):

  • Condensate drain transit plugs left in heater during installation.  Remove drain plug and install condensate drain. CAUTION – IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT A CONTAINER IS AVAILABLE TO COLLECT ANY CONDENSATE THAT DRAINS WHEN THE DRAIN PLUG IS REMOVED. 
  • Condensate drain blocked.  Check and clear blockage if required. 
  • Condensate drain running up‐ hill away from heater.  Check and re‐route if required. 
  • Heater not level.  Check heater – must be level in both directions. Rectify if required 
  • Flue condensate drain kit (Internal heaters) not fitted, or not fitted correctly.  Check and correct or fit flue condensate drain if required. 
  • Condensate drain freezing.  Insulate full length of condensate drain using suitable insulation, eg, Armaflex or similar.

For Braemar Ecostar TQ, TQM, TQS, TQMD, BMQ Gas Ducted Heaters and Braemar Supernova TQS Gas Ducted Heaters.

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