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I need to remove a radiator from the wall.

When I set the thermostatic radiator valve to it's zero position and disconnect the outlet of the valve I get a strong flow of water.

The water is definitely coming from the supply side and not from the radiator.

How can I stop the flow / close the valve?

I thought that there was a cap which would screw onto the top of the valve once the thermostat part had been removed - but the plumbing shop told me there was no such thing... If there is, what is it called?

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Also it is 30 degrees Celsius at the moment, so the valve should be closed at the zero position... I think... –  RobD Jul 1 at 19:06

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