Plumbing Question

Drained cold water tank to fix tap, tank now filled but no water flowing

5 Answers

You probably have an air lock.

Answered 18th Jun 2011


Member since 29 Oct 2008

you have an air lock in the system that needs to be flushed though

Answered 18th Jun 2011


Member since 1 Dec 2010

it is air locked try running hose from main to tap and open up it will push air out and the water will flow

Answered 18th Jun 2011

George Giles Home Improvements

Member since 2 Nov 2008

air lock

Answered 20th Jun 2011

AC plumbing and heating

Member since 9 May 2009

Definitely an air lock, pushing mains pressure through the pipe will release it. There are a few other techniques you can use, but mains flushing is the most straight forward.

Answered 22nd Jun 2011

To The Point Plumbing

Member since 19 Feb 2009

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