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Old 08-28-2012, 07:37 PM  
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Sticking toilet handle??
OK why ?
After 8 or 9 years what would cause the handle to keep sticking????????
Toto is the name and has been preforming great until now?
I open the cover , the chain doesn't hang up on anything, the flapper flaps??
I have loosen and tried to tighten but no change!
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:18 AM  
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Just replace it.
Most likly it's the metal shaft inside that gotten corroded.



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That doesn't tell me why it goes bad!

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Over time the moisture in the air inside the tank causes the metal to corrode causing it to hangup. It's called OLD AGE

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That doesn't tell me why it goes bad!
Joe did tell you why it goes bad.

the metal shaft inside that gotten corroded
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My Bad !
So he did.
I apologize!
Old age HHnn , A lot can be said about that!
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So with that Info, I applied WD40 to the inside of the handle and it seems to helped. When I get a chance I will replace it.

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Look for one with the brass shaft not a cheap plastic one.

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Look for one with the brass shaft not a cheap plastic one.
Was going to replace with Toto Factory, seamed good quality.
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May want to price an after market one. I'd bet that Toto is way more money.



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