NO WATER AT HOT WATER TAPS


Postby stoker121 » Sun May 23, 2010 1:28 pm

Hi
Can anybody help,
Went to turn the hot water tap on and no water, went up the attic and found the tank was dry, found ball cock valve was stuck closed, freed valve, tank filled with water, hot water tank filled with water a lot of bubbling from the air , went to turn the hot taps on, No Water flowing out of taps, stripped gate valve, all ok, fitted hose to cold tap and hot and opened taps,still did not work, any help please

John
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Postby plumbbob » Sun May 23, 2010 8:13 pm

Airlock most likely, If a mixer tap, put thumb over end and turn on hot fully. Open cold slowly and force water back up the hot. Count to 5 then let go.

If separate taps, use a hose or similar.
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Postby htg engineer » Sun May 23, 2010 8:40 pm

sounds like it's airlocked, try backfilling again.
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Postby stoker121 » Mon May 24, 2010 8:32 am

HTG
You were spot on, Air lock,
Thank You
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