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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 8 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 8 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 8 months ago
Okay, I'll do that. Thanks.
Customer reply replied 8 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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