BUDERUS BOILERS PROBLEMS

buderus boilers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Buderus boilers that were reported from 2016 to 2020.

Common problems: burning, fire, melting.

Faulty modules: condenser, motor.

Recalls

1 safety recalls announced

Bosch Thermotechnology Recalls Buderus Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

  • Date: 12/20/2019

This recall involves Buderus brand GB125-35 oil-condensing boilers distributed by Bosch. The boilers have a blue enclosure, and the GB125-35 model number is located on the data plate near the top right hand side of the boiler.

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Problems

4 issues reported

Buderus Logamax Plus GB142

  • Date: 12/19/2016

Factory supplied flue pipe adaptor has melted resulting in a hole, venting carbon monoxide directly into our home. [Boilers]

Buderus Logamax Plus GB 142-24

  • Date: 10/13/2017

Gas fired boiler has caused exhaust vent to begin melting, which allows gas into residence. Plastic condensate trap shows signs of heat & melting, allowing water to leak out & spill onto electrical motor connections, causing shorts & possible fire.

Buderus Logamax Plus GB142

  • Date: 2/13/2018

Consumer's boiler overheated and has burned holes, which caused CO to escape to home. She was not aware of recalls. After that, she smelled gas. Exhaust pipe had holes and this is what caused gas, fumes and CO escape. Later recalls were performed and unit was working again.

Buderus SSB120

  • Date: 4/12/2020

Consumer's boiler chamber inside the boiler heats up so much that it glows bright orange. It melts the wiring inside the unit. It also melted insulation inside the boiler, wiring was melted completely. Replacement had same issue. This is a major fire hazard.

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