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worcester 24cdi water pressure

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by carolg, 11 Oct 2009.

  1. carolg

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    i think i need to increase my water pressure. It is just under 1 when cold. I have read instructions but for some reason cannot understand them! anyone got simpler instructions for a female please?
     
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    FAQ even has piccies of it
     
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    where do i find it?
    Thank you lots!
     
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    I'll even come and read it to you if that helps.
     
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    thank you for directions! couldn't get the key into the hole, it didn't seem to want to fit! Will have to try other means
     
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    not without the key you won't ;)

    there are 2 sizes btw ;)
     
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    This the only way to top up the pressure unless you drain the system and install a separate universal filling loop.

    Like your door key, the filling key must be in the right position, or it will not go in.

    A tiny bit of hand cream on the rubber o-ring will make it a lot easier; about 3 pounds of pressure will get the key in.
     
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    Hand cream Ben! I love the cut of your jib!

    Paul.
     
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    ? :?: :confused:
    I'm completely serious. I use teflon-, or silicone spray, but I don't expect a householder to have that in the kitchen cupboard.
    Drop of handcream on the o-ring will do the job as well.
     
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    think i was being to gentle - will try more force! i was scared of breaking something or causing gas explosion!!!!! :oops:
     
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    me again! one morequestion - once you have got the key in - is it the knob next to the key you turn or the key itself? :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
     
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    It's the knob.

    You should be able to hear the water entering your system once its opened. Turn it anticlockwise to let water in.

    Andy.
     
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    Once the key is in, you need to turn it about 40 degrees, to make sure it doesn't pop out.
    Then you turn the knob.
    Close it gently, it does NOT have to be tight. Pull the key out, and if it keeps dripping, just give it a little bit more; err on the side of caution.
     
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    will give it a go tonight after work!
     

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