All radiators working in new home except for 1
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mills2510
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All radiators working in new home except for 1

by mills2510 » Wed Nov 29, 2023 10:11 am

New to us house- one radiator will not work

Boiler works well and is a combi and the majority of the radiators work well and heat the rooms.

The bedroom however is another story.
On one side is a TRV - opened up to 5 there is no heat.
I have looked at the pin under the TRV head and it does move in and out.
The other side is a small valve that is screwed into the brass valve. The pipework coming up to the valve is hot so I presume this is shut. I cannot for the life of me turn this valve even with some grips on it.

I think the valve is stuck perhaps shut or due to inactivity become blocked.
Is it a new valve needed for that side of the radiator you think?

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Re: All radiators working in new home except for 1

by stoneyboy » Thu Nov 30, 2023 10:07 pm

Hi mills2510,
Since you have hot one side of the valve its probably firmly turned off. Give the brass shaft a tap with a hammer and try again, if you have an adjustable spanner use this on the shaft end rather than the grips.
Regards S

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