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Easy to replace and saves ££££s on plumbers bills
on 2 April 2014
After many years service the flush valve in my toilet cistern began to fail, allowing water to continually run into the toilet pan.
As with most flush valves it was likely to be a problem with a valve seal (soft rubber washer) not the flush valve itself. One quick turn, anticlockwise, and the valve was out revealing a rubber seal at its base that had a number of 'water blisters' on it. These blisters were the culprit by slightly lifting the seal and preventing a watertight fit. I simply punctured the blisters with a pin and replaced the flush valve. Problem temporarily solved, the valve shut off after flushing, as it should, with no water continually running into the pan.
I found the required seal on Amazon when I looked up Geberit Flush valves (the name written on the valve itself) and for less than £2 I have now received and replaced the old seal. This has saved me £££s on a complete replacement valve when only the seal needed replacing, and even more £F££s had I called out a plumber to do this very easy task. It is also my understanding that these new transparent seals are not prone to blistering as was the old grey version. perfect for many years to come and well recommended.