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does your toilet still run after replacing the flapper?

The flush valve seat has most likely become corroded or chipped causing the flapper to not seal correctly. Replace your flush valve.

PRODUCT SOLUTION



REPAIR THE FLUSH VALVE SEAT WITHOUT TAKING THE TANK OFF


LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY

TIME TO INSTALL

EASY 15 MINUTES

TOOLS NEEDED:

PRODUCT NEEDED:


Bucket BUCKET
Sandpaper SANDPAPER
Sponge SPONGE

Fluidmaster 555C Flusher Fixer Kit

Fluidmaster 555C Flusher Fixer Kit SEE PACKAGING
Fluidmaster 555C Flusher Fixer Kit
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Shut off water supply and flush toilet to drain water from tank. Remove remaining water with a sponge.

  2. Remove old tank ball (or flapper), wire guides, etc.

  3. If old drain seat is brass, clean with steel wool or wet/dry sandpaper (Fig. 1). Rinse, then wipe clean and dry thoroughly with a hair dryer. CAUTION: Do not direct hot air at same spot for extended periods.

  4. Remove paper from one side of sealant ring. Center exposed sealant onto very top surface of clean drain opening. Apply light pressure.

  5. Before removing paper from other side of sealant ring, determine position of Flusher Fixer on drain seat, as illustrated in Fig. 2 & 3. Be sure that tank ball can fully open and pivot freely when chain is lifted. Chain should pull straight up or angle back toward the tank ball hinge. If drain seat is slanted, the tank ball hinge should be positioned in the preferred area, marked “A” in Fig. 3. Avoid are marked “NO”. If located in area marked “B”, it may be necessary to trim stop tabs on frame (Fig. 4). This will increase the time flapper stays open.

  6. Remove remaining paper from sealant ring and place Flusher Fixer over sealant ring. Apply firm pressure to properly seal.

  7. With the tank ball in closed position and toilet tank trip lever down, connect “Chain Attachment Clip” to the hole of the trip lever, ensuring a slight slack in the chain, as illustrated in Fig. 5.

  8. Turn water on and check flush. Adjust chain as necessary to achieve proper operation of Flusher Fixer, and then trim off excess chain. NOTE: The “Timing Cup” on this product holds the tank ball open long enough to drain the greatest amount of water from toilet tanks that are 3.5 gallons or smaller. If it is necessary to increase timing for a longer flush, clip off plug from under “Timing Cup” and push into any one of four holes in the bottom of the Cup. Repeat for remaining two plugs if a longer flush is needed. For tanks with a capacity larger than 3.5 gallons, the “Timing Cup” is not needed and should be removed to conserve water (Fig. 6). To remove, slightly pull one side of the frame out, then pull cup off.

    Flapper can be replaced with Model 500 or 501.




 


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