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August 12, 2017 18:08

Repair the toilet with their own hands with the video , repair toilet tank , the valve

Repair toilet with his hands

Self fixing and plumbing configuration.How to fix the toilet

you like to do everything yourself, but not everything is equally good.Practical tips will help avoid mistakes, make your job easier.Site apartment repair on its own will deal with you, how to repair the toilet tank, replacement of gaskets, adjust the proper functioning of the valve and drain the entire mechanism of the toilet.Find your problem in the description below and follow the instructions, as well as at the end of watching videos.How to repair the installation, please read the article repair drainage systems.

Simple operation

If you have to firmly press the handle to flush the toilet and the water level in the tank - at the level of "full" (on the inner wall of the tank), a plastic flap valve inside the siphon needs to be replaced.Replacement part is not expensive, and the work does not require qualification, although it takes time, so you may well be able to do everything yourself, without resorting to the plumbing.

simplify your work

flapper valve in the siphon block can serve for years, but may fail after a few months.To facilitate the subsequent substitution, install a siphon unit into three parts instead of the old.In the future you will be able to replace the valve without removing the tank and do not turn off the water.I'll just loosen the coupling nut and remove the siphon unit to replace the flap valve from the bottom side of the unit.

Replacement flapper valve

- Turn off the tap, drain the water from the toilet tank, drain connection, disconnect and remove the locknut siphon.

- pipes (flow and overflow), disconnect, and then unscrew the screws that secure the tank to the toilet bowl.

- Remove the siphon unit by disconnecting the hook of the upper rod of the siphon.The lift plate and slide the rod guides.

- Damaged membrane on the valve, replace the new one.Assemble and install a siphon, following the reverse order.Repair the toilet with their own hands for this stage is over, we go further and look at the photo of the internal mechanism of the toilet tank and the input lines.

The mechanism of the toilet photo

Replacing large pads

leak at the bottom of a tank - a sure sign that the damaged gasket between the tank and the toilet bowl.To replace it, first remove the tank, as described earlier to replace the flapper valve.Then remove the old gasket and put a new one, placing it exactly on top of the nut fixing the siphon.If the leak has caused the appearance of rust on the plate of mild steel, which keeps the two bolts fastening the tank, remove the rust with steel wool before assembly.

Tightening the nut, if flow gasket

Water flowing from the outside of the spout when flushing the toilet tank, appears due to leaking gasket.Carefully tighten the nut that connects the pipe and tank.If this does not work, turn off the water supply to the reservoir, remove the nut and pull the tube down to display the damaged rubber seal.Remove it and wrap the end of the pipe Teflon sealing tape, and more than 10 RPM.Insert it into place and tighten the nut.

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Restore link

If the water in the toilet does not come down, and the handle sagged, check the connection between the inside of the tank drain lever and lift the siphon rod.This S-shaped or C-shaped wire link could open.To restore the tank, simply connect it again.You may need to get a finger into the siphon and push the bottom plate inside the siphon up to show the end of the lifting rod.

Increase the water level in the reservoir

If the water in the toilet does not come down, check whether its level in the reservoir to the upper mark.If the level is not sufficient, adjust the angle of the arm of the float valve.

have a plastic valve angle can be changed by using a screwdriver to twist the adjusting screw.In brass valve repair and adjustment is necessary to carry out so - a bit to straighten up the lever of the float or loosen the nut of the movable float and move slightly mount up.

smooth descent drain

flush toilets should be smooth.If this is a jerk, check whether the weakened fixing the drain lever on its axis: it must be held in place without the screw head.If the lever runs along the axis, it will not raise vertical lift rod siphon.Set the lever to the desired position on the shaft and tighten the screw discharge mechanism.

Constantly running water

the toilet cistern connected to the water mains, can continuously go wash water.The reason is that water is fed into the tank through the inlet valve at the same rate with which it is drained through the siphon.This does not allow air to enter it and stop the flow.This can be eliminated by replacing the inlet valve low pressure seat on the high pressure seat.The second option - to establish an additional supply line valve to reduce the flow of water.The video below shows how to fix it.

Broken Arm

drain lever cistern made of plastic can fracture.Universal replacement for most types of tanks.Perhaps, the lever will have to be shortened so that it does not hit for a siphon unit.

cover repair toilet

If you, for whatever reason, broken toilet seat cover, it is better not to repair and buy new.It is worth it's not much, but it will look and function better than the old, the more broken.

limescale on the walls

remove limescale from the toilet paste prepared from the powder of citric acid and water.Lower level of the drain water in the drain siphon toilet, pushing water through the knee bend a mop or brush, and leave it there to lock the toilet.Apply the paste on the lime and leave overnight.If necessary, repeat the procedure.Pasta well removes plaque and under the edges of the bowl.Now move on to view a video that consists of a series of consecutive pictures.Possible solution to the problems with clogging the toilet.

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