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rabies9628 | 17:26 Sat 27th Jan 2007 | How it Works
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I have a gravity fed conventional central heating system which works perfectly, however the hot water does not get hot. I have bled the radiators and they are all hot top and bottom. Could there be an air lock in hot water system and if so how do I clear this as there are no bleeding valves on any of the hot water pipes.
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Hi Rabies,

There is an automatic 3 way valve in the system, this is next to your hot water cylinder. Although automatic it can me moved by hand. Move it a few times to ensure that it is not sticking, I'm sure that the problem lies within the valve.

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You could also try the thermostat which is strapped to the hotwater tank which operates a motorised valve. It could be stuck off.

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