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    Ideal Vulcan RS 55 boiler - bleeding radiators & checking system has enough water in.

    Thanks Terry for the advice. There was a tank in the loft, the ball cock mechanism had jammed & no water was going into the tank. A little pressure on the arm & system started to fill again. Bled the radiators & everything seems to be working fine. Thanks for your advice & time
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    Ideal Vulcan RS 55 boiler - bleeding radiators & checking system has enough water in.

    Yes, he has a radiator in top floor bedroom that is warmer at bottom than it is at top. So I was going to bleed it. But I know from modern systems, pressure drops in boiler but it can be easy topped up again by opening a water inlet valve to the system until the required pressure is indicated on...
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    Ideal Vulcan RS 55 boiler - bleeding radiators & checking system has enough water in.

    Hi Terry, if there is such a tank in the loft, does that mean it's like a toilet cistern system, with a floatingball cock that will automatically top the system up if I bleed air out of radiators?
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    Ideal Vulcan RS 55 boiler - bleeding radiators & checking system has enough water in.

    Hi, Father-in-law has an old Ideal Vulcan RS 55 boiler for his central heating. Some of his radiators are not warm all over. I was going to bleed radiators, but I know on modern boilers you can check pressure in system after doing this. But I haven't a clue with this boiler. No owner manual & no...
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