handle sticking

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  1. wjd

    wjd New Member

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    I have a dartmouth toilet that is about 6 months old and it works wonderful but the last week or so when you flush the toilet the handle will get stuck in the up position I would have to push the handle down for it to close the flapper what can i do to fix this problem?

    bill
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2005
  2. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    handle

    I don't know Dartmouth but most handles come through a sloppy square hole in the china. I would try holding the handle all the way down and then tighten up on the lock nut and then readjust the linkage.
     
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  4. wjd

    wjd New Member

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    sorry it is a toto dartmouth
     
  5. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    handle

    Is the handle held on with a plastic locknut?
     
  6. wjd

    wjd New Member

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    no it is not
     
  7. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    handle

    Sorry,
    I cant help but just wait a while and you will get the perfect response..
     
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