Welcome, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will do my best to help you with your issue.Is this a steam radiator?
Where was the water in the glass before you drained the boiler?
what level in the glass
just a little bit
The glass should be half to 2/3"s full
If there was hardly any water in the glass and you have water spitting out the air valve then either the return line for that radiator is plugged or the radiator valve at the floor isn't wide open
yes, I fill the tank with more water, the level did not go up. I turn the boiler and I got water leaking in the radiator
you mean you fill the boiler
yes I filled the boiler but the level in the glass did not go to 1/2 or 3/4
are both valves (top & bottom) on the glass open?
let me check
the lower valve was closed the upper was open
they both need to be open for the glass reading to be accurate.
open all the way?
I'm not talking about the small pet cock drain at the bottom of some
yes wide open
you are talking about the valves at each end of the glass, right?
some have a small drain cock off the bottom (not that one)
yes, that drain I use to empty the boiler
you drain the boiler from the hose bibb (faucet) at the bottom of the boiler not the small drain cock at the bottom of the glass
What happens when you open both valves?
nothing, may I should fill it with water?
Be aware that a glass thats full of clear water can look empty
if the water is clear in the glass the system may be flooded
and that's why you have water out the radiator
This may be the case, I still have water in the tank
you keep saying tank, do you mean the boiler?
should I empty the boiler completely
Ok, it makes a difference.
Just until you see the water level in the glass. be sure to turn the boiler off first
yes, boiler is turn off. let me empty the boiler, may be I will see the level, it hard to see it,
All you can do is try to get the water to the right level (1/2 to 2/3"s of the glass). If the spitting radiator is because of a clogged return you'll have to call a plumber
I use a light to better see the level. It is all the way up, about 80 percent filled
is the water dirty?
ok, if this does not work I will call the plumber
no water is not dirty, that why I could not see the level clearly
ok, then if draining doesn't work you'll have to call a plumber
Also check to be sure the valve at the base of the radiator is wide open
ok. I see the level now went down.
do you have any more questions?
no thank you
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