heater valve - what to do with this?

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heater valve - what to do with this?

Post by CarlosVanDango » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:40 pm

evening all :D

any ideas on how to tackle this? its my heaver valve - unfortunately it's siezed on cold

how big of a job is it to get out and is it a heater out job or can it be tackled in situ?

can i remove the innards and leave it on constantly hot? anyone done that before?
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heater valve - what to do with this?

Post by scimjim » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:46 pm

they sometimes free off with careful excercise and lots of penetrating fluid - or you could just replace the innards

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