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    The upper supply may be the issue but it may also...

    The upper supply may be the issue but it may also be a symptom. Have you made sure there's no leak in the body of the Flushmate?

    The current upper supply incorporates a vertical duckbill valve in...
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    You don't say whether this is a new install or...

    You don't say whether this is a new install or one that's been in service and recently developed the "run-on" problem. Age, time in service, rod/handle interface,water conditions, chemical exposure,...
  3. Another possible cause is iron and manganese in...

    Another possible cause is iron and manganese in the water supply. The linked information is several years old but it's a relevant and concise explanation of common symptoms and solutions for the...
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    Dave - glad to hear you got it resolved.

    Dave - glad to hear you got it resolved.
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    A cartridge and regulator can wear out like any...

    A cartridge and regulator can wear out like any other moving part but should last several years. Depending on the serial number, the parts are under warranty for five to ten years and if it's...
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    Could be air-draw/retention related to the upper...

    Could be air-draw/retention related to the upper supply group or, depending on the age and model number/serial number a potential reliability issue. You can check the serial number against a ten year...
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    Any of the suggestions would work but the...

    Any of the suggestions would work but the difficulties would not only be finding the right paint/method that would hold up under use for any length of time but ensuring an even application with no...
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    For what it's worth, the 1.1 gallon tank Gerber...

    For what it's worth, the 1.1 gallon tank Gerber uses is a variation of the dual flush using the same tank and handle/actuation mechanism. The only difference is that it's a single flush with reduced...
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    Sounds like you have a venting/drain-line issue....

    Sounds like you have a venting/drain-line issue. Does this happen all the time, occasionally, frequently, etc.? Was the water level in the bowl adequate until recently or has it always been like...
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    Performance should be similar if not identical....

    Performance should be similar if not identical. Should the need arise, unless it's hinged or removable, a banjo shelf with limited clearance makes it extremely difficult to service a pressure-assist...
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    There's some history and truth...

    There's some history and truth to the disinfectant capabilities of vinegar and, more recently, HO2.

    Diluted vinegar doesn't adversely affect plastic and rubber polymers used in plumbing valves or...
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    After unbolting the china holding tank you'll...

    After unbolting the china holding tank you'll find two plastic locknuts holding the PF/2 in place.

    Like "HJ" said, you can't replace the PF/2 with a conventional valve but Terry discusses an...
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    California is the first state to mandate HETs &...

    California is the first state to mandate HETs & HEUs but the Feds won't be far behind.

    According to the PHCC:

    "Changes have recently been made to legislation in California that would mandate...
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    For clarification, Sloan isn't and never was...

    For clarification, Sloan isn't and never was connected with PF/2 or its seemingly endless stream of owners in any way; they simply packaged a "drop-in" replacement kit when Chicago Faucet...
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    A continuous leak from the horizontal "cap" on...

    A continuous leak from the horizontal "cap" on the upper supply is typically a symptom of insufficient water pressure or an obstruction in the inlet filter screen in the threaded shank your water...
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    And if it's too late to stop him, a macerating...

    And if it's too late to stop him, a macerating pump might be your only hope.
  17. If you select a traditional 1.6 GPF gravity San...

    If you select a traditional 1.6 GPF gravity San Raphael, it will use Kohler's proprietary flush-valve/flapper assembly. These parts are "standardized" in that they are designed for Kohler's one-piece...
  18. The Kohler Pressure Clean system is obsolete and...

    The Kohler Pressure Clean system is obsolete and no replacement parts or rebuild kits are available. There are no compatible pressure-assist systems that can be installed the Rialto.

    Your best...
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    You could call Briggs (800-888-4458) and ask if...

    You could call Briggs (800-888-4458) and ask if they have a distributor or sales rep in your area. If you're near Metro Dade or don't mind ordering on-line or by phone, Guillen's Enterprises in Miami...
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    Many people associate shredding and rollback as a...

    Many people associate shredding and rollback as a problem with the pressure-assist system when it's always caused by preexisting plumbing issues or a misdirected jet outlet. If there's any...
  21. The code issue probably relates to inadequate...

    The code issue probably relates to inadequate trap seal, or in the case of most "squatters", the complete absence of trap-seal. The trap seal is the distance between the water surface and the top of...
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    After changing hands many times over the last...

    After changing hands many times over the last several years, the PF/2 system has been discontinued by its most recent owner, Chicago Faucet.

    Chicago Faucet is using 503 Series Flushmate systems...
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    The Flushmate is basically a storage and delivery...

    The Flushmate is basically a storage and delivery system for the water and with a discharge flow around 70 GPM, any inconsistencies in the china bowl can cause excess turbulence, splashing,...
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    I'm not sure what kind of warranty or...

    I'm not sure what kind of warranty or after-the-sale-support Toto offers but Flushmates have a ten year warranty on parts and a lifetime warranty on the pressure tank.

    When they're actually...
  25. Thread: Kohler 81100

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    This Kohler 81100 thread...

    This Kohler 81100 thread is very informative.
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