Hot Water Tank not Filling After Replacing Inlet Valve to Cold Tank


Postby Kazide » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:22 pm

Hi,
I replaced the inlet valve to the cold water tank in the loft after a leak today but am now not getting any hot water from any taps. I suspected an air lock so back filled from a mixer tap in the bathroom only to hear that the water was flowing into the hot tank, which was pretty much empty. As far as I can work out no water is making its way to the hot tank from the cold tank. I checked for blockages but nothing apparent. I completely stumped on this. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Postby Nicco_port » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:31 pm

When you replaced the inlet did you shut off any stop cocks to\from the hot water thank?
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Postby collectors » Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:58 am

Ditto with the post above. But i have also had it with airlocks from the cold water tank down to the hot tank & had to get a garden hose connected to the mains & put it into the pipe at the bottom of the cold tank that feeds the hot tank & turn the hose on for a few seconds to clear the airlock..
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