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Radss only hot at very bottom and nothing comes out if I try

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Radss only hot at very bottom and nothing comes out if I try to bleed. Small tank (without ball cock) in attic is empty. Should I manually fill that small tank. Great if you could advise. Leo W
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Plumbing
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 1 year ago.

You need water in the tank to refill the system.

Go back to the tank and give the balltap a wiggle up and down and see if you can the water flowing into the tank again so you can fill the rads and vent normally

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is NO balltap in this small tank So should I fill it manually.
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 1 year ago.

Oh dear, sounds like one of the 60's flower pot systems!

Yes, you could bucket fill it from the hot water tank

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