Posted by jtown on October 16, 2001 at 12:50:10:
In Reply to: 2 pipe steam radiators posted by M.Cordrey on October 14, 2001 at 05:07:15:
You should be in the Residential Forum. The outlet of your radiators have a "Trap" in it. It shuts off when hot steam gets to it and then opens and shuts to let the cooler condensate out, and thence more steam in to the radiator. Try to pull a cover off a trap and pull it's innards out and re-cover if possible. Open the valves CCW all the way. Once you get heat you can then work on controlling it by fixing the trap or valve.
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