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Hi, the header tank in the loft has no water in it and I cant

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Hi, the header tank in the loft has no water in it and I can't get it to refill. The original problem was that the overflow was overflowing and so I lifted the ballcock, this stopped the overflow but now it wont refill meaning I have no hot water or water at all coming from any of the hot water taps. I also think the hot water tank is empty.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 3 years ago.

XXXXX XXXXX : The cylinder is always full as it empties from the top.
XXXXX XXXXX : it sounds like the piston in the ball tap has stuck, if wiggling the arm up and down rapidly several times does not free it then you will need to strip it and clean it or just replace it
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