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Megaflow Cylinder Overflow Dripping

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Canarygirl9, 28 Jul 2011.

  1. Canarygirl9

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    Hi everyone

    I am new to the site and have had a problem with my Megaflow cylinder, which is almost 3 years old, in my airing cupboard. The oveflow pipe has been constantly dripping so today I followed the instructions on the side of the cylinder and also watched the heatteam video and opened the hot tap in my cloakroom while opening the pressure valve. I was advised it should take 15-20 minutes for the water to stop running fom the overflow and the hot tap, but the water stopped dripping from the overflow within 3/4 minutes, thus stopping the dripping, but the hot tap still had water running out.

    Can anyone advise me if I have done something wrong? I am getting very worried it is potentially dangerous.

    Many thanks

    Jane
     
  2. corgiman

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    you have to let AIR in rather than letting water in

    you need to re energize the internal expansion vessel so as the sticker says

    1 turn off water
    2 open hot water tap
    3 twist and hold up the T&P valve
    4 wait untill gurgling stops
    5 turn off tap
    6 turn on water

    Done

    :)
     
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