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Steam Radiator Not Heating Up
I have a steam radiator that is not heating up. It is a one pipe system. I have changed the air valve on it and changed the valve as well. When I was changing the valve I tipped the radiator up and water did come out so when I hooked it back up I made sure to put it at a 1 degree angle tilting to the pipe. Some times the first coil of the radiator will get lukewarm but the rest will be cold. Last winter I replaced the air valve in the basement on that pipe as well because water came out of it. I have only had this house for 1 year and a half and this is my second winter and the radiator has never seem to gotten hot. Luckily I can close that room off and keep it warmer in the rest of the upstairs. I'm not sure if there is a blockage or not. The pipe that runs to this radiator is the only one made of copper the rest are black pipe. Also since it's on the second floor not sure if I want to be ripping apart walls just yet to replace the whole thing.