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release valve leaks water

John Lee
John Lee Member Posts: 1
We live in a 3rd(top) floor walkup. One of our steam radiators leaks water from the steam release valve whenever the heat is on. This morning I mopped up a quart of water or so. My landlord has been over a number of times. He detaches the radiator from the feed and empties the water out of the radiator. He's replaced the release valve, and repitched the radiator, but nothing he's done has helped. Does anyone have any suggestions that I can offer him? I think he's reluctant to bring in an expert, but I'm thinking that the problem may not be isolated to the single radiator. For one thing, I've read that if proper water level is not maintained in the boiler, that can cause problems. Anyway, thanks in advance for any advice.
- John


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