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1 radiator not working

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jaynemit61

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:25 pm Reply with quote

I have 1 radiator not working, I have bleed this and turned it up to the highest setting on the temp guage. Any ideas as to what is wrong. All other work fine.
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Moz

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:27 pm Reply with quote

TRV needs replacing ...icon_smile.gif
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jaynemit61

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:29 pm Reply with quote

what is a trv?
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gasmarkone

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:30 pm Reply with quote

Sticking pin on the TRV [that valve you turned up!]. How handy are you? The repair could involve some WD40, pair of pliers or maybe just a [not too large] hammer!
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Moz

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:31 pm Reply with quote

Thermostatic Radiator Valve ...
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gasmarkone

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:38 pm Reply with quote

Or an easier option could involve a telephone, a cup of tea and a cheque book!!!! icon_lol.gif
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jordsbabe

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:16 pm Reply with quote

gasmarkone wrote:
Sticking pin on the TRV [that valve you turned up!]. How handy are you? The repair could involve some WD40, pair of pliers or maybe just a [not too large] hammer!


I have the same problem all radiatiors work apart from one!!!! It was working fine last winter! So what do I do with the pliers WD40?
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gas4you

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:58 pm Reply with quote

Take the head off the trv and gently tap the pin with a hammer.
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jordsbabe

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:47 pm Reply with quote

gas4you wrote:
Take the head off the trv and gently tap the pin with a hammer.


Thanks Just one more question i can't seem to get the tvr off, does it screw off?
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jordsbabe

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:30 pm Reply with quote

jordsbabe wrote:
gas4you wrote:
Take the head off the trv and gently tap the pin with a hammer.


Thanks Just one more question i can't seem to get the tvr off, does it screw off?


got it off now i can't get it back on icon_surprised.gif
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jordsbabe

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:33 pm Reply with quote

jordsbabe wrote:
jordsbabe wrote:
gas4you wrote:
Take the head off the trv and gently tap the pin with a hammer.


Thanks Just one more question i can't seem to get the tvr off, does it screw off?


got it off now i can't get it back on icon_surprised.gif


it's ok panic over i've got it lol! thank you so much for your help!
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hezekiah

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:42 pm Reply with quote

I removed the TRV, and checked the pin, and it's spring operation is working fine. I removed the pin erronously, and the radiator began to warm up, but once I replaced the pin it cooled down again.

Only one radiator doesn't work in the whole house (in my room!) and I can't work out what the problem is.
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ManxPlumber

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:55 pm Reply with quote

When the heating is on, are both tails feeding the rad hot, or just one?

...is the lockshield open at the other end of the rad?
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hezekiah

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:59 pm Reply with quote

The lockshield is definitely on. Only the pipe attached to the lockshield is warm. Like I said, it got warmer when water was bursting out of the TRV end (I accidentally took the pin out, although replaced it successfully, and checked it functioned properly).
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gazzaman22

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 10:16 am Reply with quote

Hi Guys, One rad wouldn't work for me. So i tried the suggested but broke the little metal pin end...so now i need a new one...what are these called and where would i get one?...B&Q?, while trying to fix it i broke the whole housing unit it sits in as well so i'm gonna need the whole valve that screw to rad icon_redface.gif
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