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Leaking Towel Chrome bathroom radiator

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Peterlambert, 19 Feb 2011.

  1. Peterlambert

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    Please could someone help I have had a chrome towel radiator fitted in my bathroom and it appears to be leaking a sticky brown substance.The radiator is 2 years old have just had a new boiler fitted and they all run in conjuction with a Santon Premier plus unvented hot water mains pressure system.
     
  2. digdilem

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    The substance is the hot water, often brown or rusty in colour.

    Find out where it's leaking and fix it. If it's leaking from a joint, tighten it. If it's leaking from the vent, tighten it. If it's leaking through the wall of the radiator, replace the radiator.

    If you take a pic we can give more accurate advice.

    BTW, if it didn't leak before the new boiler, chances are a new pump has increased pressure. If it's an adjustable pump, try turning it down.
     
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  3. Agile

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    Hmme..................
     
  4. gas4you

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    Surprised you don't say not WRAS approved so not able to do as DIY :LOL:
     
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    Where did you read that rubbish :rolleyes:
     
  6. husker199

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    isolate radiator... fix leak/ replace
     

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