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Basically, the toilet will flush but then will continue to

Customer Question

Hi basically, the toilet will flush but then will continue to flush I had a look inside and a small wire presses down to flush but then doesn’t release to fill it back up with water
JA: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?
Customer: Not very and only the last 10mins
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No i think there should be an easy answer to this but can’t figure it out
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 6 months ago.

Hello, there are many types and models of flush valve.
Please could attach a photo of yours so that I can guide you?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hi thanks for the response
Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 6 months ago.

Ah yes. Of all of the types of flush valve, cable operated are the worst!

When you press and release the button, does the flush valve lift up and then drop fairly freely?

Expert:  Tim Cooke replied 6 months ago.

Hello, how are you getting on with your flush valve?