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    No idea what section this is supposed to go in, but anyway...

    My radiator needs bleeding, but the valve is far too tight - the bleeding key has twisted the metal a bit from trying to unscrew it and now it just slips off. Pliers aren't doing the job either.

    Anyone have any ideas what I can try? Any other valves I can use apart from the one at the top? :p:
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    I wish i were masculine enough to be able to answer this.
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    I'm fairly certain I have Double entendre disease. :facepalm2:
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    Has it been painted over?

    You could try a bit of wd-40 to loosen it up plus it makes you feel more manly.

    Then again if its an old rad then if its rusted it might not worth it trying to bleed it incase you can't close it.

    Remember have your boiler off or you'll have spurting hot warm everywhere.
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    (Original post by Srxjer)
    I'm fairly certain I have Double entendre disease. :facepalm2:
    :teehee:

    (Original post by Allthewayhome)
    Has it been painted over?

    You could try a bit of wd-40 to loosen it up plus it makes you feel more manly.

    Then again if its an old rad then if its rusted it might not worth it trying to bleed it incase you can't close it.

    Remember have your boiler off or you'll have spurting hot warm everywhere.
    Nah, no paint over it. It was fine to bleed before, but we got a new boiler put in and the the plumbers played with all the radiators. Evidently the plumbers' man-strength is too great

    I'm cold!
 
 
 
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