Air lock in Gravity Shower

Postby richies67 » Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:09 pm

The water was turned off in the house , and the tank in the loft ran low , all the cold watertapes were air locked which i got cleared . the shower is airlocked , i have turned on all the cold water tapes to clear the air lock but no joy . i dont want to call out a plumber for this any help out there ??
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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:16 pm

Borrow/hire a wet vac, remove the shower head and suck on the end of the hose with the shower on.
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Postby htg engineer » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:57 pm

Backfill by holding shower hose over/connecting to main cold water supply - not enough to cause the tank to overflow though.

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