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I've got an odd looking toilet mechanism... Kohler Toilet,

I've got an odd...

I've got an odd looking toilet mechanism... Kohler Toilet, but it doesn't look like the one with a red cap. Instead it has a 1-2 inch mechanism at the bottom that has a screw on the top.

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I'd just like to know what that mechanism is. It's at least 10+ years old and is an "easy sit" toilet.

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Can you please upload a pic?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Uploaded pic. It's a Kohler Highline 1.6 gal (probably about 12 years old)

Sorry about the delay I had a dog get loose

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Just replace it with the Fluidmaster fill valve with the red top. The part you have has been discontinued by the manufacturer

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
That can be a problem... Not like a toilet, but can be a problem. On the top of the part, it has arrows with the words, Higher and Lower... pointing in the opposite direction. There appears to be a set screw, however turning in either direction makes no difference...
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Okay, I'll do that. Thanks.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
it probably was discontinued due to problems such as what I've been experiencing)... Thanks again.

By the way only use the Fluidmaster its the best

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