Water flow problem

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    • #276098
      MasterPlumbers
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      Dear sir/madam,

      I have a ‘back boiler’ within my chimney breast.
      I had to turn the water mains off the other day (which I have done before with no problems) as soon as I reconnected the water after doing no work the cold water is flowing fine but the hot water is fine for a few seconds but then dribbles.

      Please help as I do not know what to do.

      Yours faithfully

      Damien Tubridy

    • #293420
      Retired plbg1
      Participant

      Sounds like you have a loose washer in the valve.

    • #293421
      Selgas
      Participant

      You had to turn off your cold water supply for what purpose? Did you break open a pipeline or joint and allow air into the system?
      Perhaps you would be so kind as to explain what exactly you did and why to get this result. Simply turning a valve on or off would not normally create any problem unless the jumper valve or seat in the valve stuck or jammed.



      Selgas Services Ltd
      Craftsman Gasfitters, Plumbers, Electrical Service Technicians

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