Noisy call water cistern ball valve

Postby mikea » Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:33 pm

I replaced my cold cistern ball valve a few months ago. It has recently started to resonate for about 10-15 minutes just before it finally shuts off completely. The noise echoes round the rising main and is sufficiently loud to be heard throughout the house. Any suggestions as to a cure?
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Postby Steve the gas » Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:35 am

Hi Mikea,

Turn down your main stop cock a little,also did you use the correct ball cock - high pressure?

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Postby nitro23456 » Sat Dec 06, 2008 9:27 pm

Just to add to the above, cheaper ones are more often than not noisy. Its worth paying a few extra quid.
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