If your boiler is displaying Ideal fault code L2 then, to put it simply, your flame has gone out. This is a serious issue which you need to resolve as soon as possible if you want hot water in your home. Follow our guide below to learn more about the Ideal fault code L2.

Resolving an issue with your boiler can be a daunting prospect. You may be worried about the expense of resolving the issues you are facing with your heating system, but it doesn’t have to be a burden on your life, or your wallet. We have complied this guide to help you resolve the issues you may find with Ideal fault code L2.

What is the Meaning of Ideal Fault Code L2?

If you are seeing the Ideal fault code L2 then your boiler has lost its flame during operation. When this happens, your boiler will lockout as a safety precaution and thus resulted in flame loss. Once your heating system goes in to lockout, your boiler will not operate until the fault has been fixed.

Why Am I Receiving Ideal Fault Code L2?

You are experiencing this issue because the flame has gone out, which has caused your boiler to lockout, and you will be unable to use it until the fault has been fixed.

There are many reasons why you may be receiving Ideal fault code L2. You may have been experiencing low gas pressure before the flame went out and your boiler had to stop operating due to safety reasons. Your boiler would also do this if you have a potential blocked flue, or an issue with the flue sensor. The most serious issue which can cause Ideal fault code L2 is a fault with your heating systems gas valve.

If you have any of these issues, or you have multiple issues leading to this error message, your boiler will lockout to ensure your safety, and to allow you to have the issue resolved as soon as possible.

What Measures Can I Take to Avoid Ideal Fault Code L2?

When it comes to maintaining your boiler, you should always ensure you use preventative measures to reduce the risk of issues. The best way to do this is by having your system serviced regularly to ensure any issues are resolved quickly and dealt with professionally by a Gas Safe engineer

When you hire a professional engineer to service your boiler, they will not only diagnose any issues, they will also clean your heating system ensuring issues are kept to a minimum, and you avoid any potential future issues with your boiler.

I Have Been Putting Off Resolving Ideal Fault Code L2. What Happens Now? 

If you choose to ignore Ideal fault code L2 and you keep putting off having the issue resolved then you may end up having to go through the expensive process of replacing your boiler with a new, more efficient model. We advise that you replace your boiler around every decade, but if you are having many issues with a younger heating system, you should consider replacing your system with an upgrade.

What Can I Do to Resolve Ideal Fault Code L2? 

We always recommend that you have your heating system professionally serviced on a regular basis, ideally at least once a year as a preventative measure.

When it comes to Ideal fault code L2, you should under no circumstances attempt to fix this issue yourself unless you are a Gas Safe engineer. You must report this issue to a professional as soon as you can so that the issue can be resolved immediately. Here at Rowlen, we’re familiar with this issue and can provide a safe solution for you, just contact us today.