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Air lock in the cold water system.

Postby vikingod » Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:29 am

Hi all you experts!

My water flow to the cold taps on the first floor (there are only two floors) has stopped completely. Downstairs water is fine - full pressure and all that - and the hot water to the first floor seems fine, too. I have tried to flush the water out by fixing the outside water tap up to the baths cold water tap with a hose and flushing what we were told was an air lock out. I have done this twice but both times the cold water supply has stopped after either a few weeks or, as with the last time, only after a few hours.

So I'm asking these questions of you all;

1) Is it an air lock I am dealing with?
2) Am I doing the right thing?
3) If I AM doing the right thing am I doing it for long enough?

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!
Many Thanks.
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Postby andy.blackpool » Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:31 pm

if its an airlock, that'll probably sort it but dont do it for too long or the storage tank will overflow
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