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How to open radiator cover

NFERNFER Member Posts: 18

in the bathroom I have a small steam radiator that gets hot too fast and collects water and starts banging. I would like to take a look at the pitch or replace the vent, however I couldn’t find a way to remove the cover.  
Any idea?



  • Jamie HallJamie Hall Member Posts: 13,412
    If I were sitting there, disconsolately staring at it, I'd probably start by wiggling, trying to slide, trying to twist... just trying to get to move the little thingy on the frame at the top centre. I'm going to bet that it's a catch of some kind.
    Br. Jamie, osb

    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England.

    Hoffman Equipped System (all original except boiler), Weil-Mclain 580, 2.75 gph Carlin, Vapourstat 0.5 -- 6.0 ounces per square inch
  • Big Ed_4Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 1,433
    Yes that thingy is the release ....
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
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