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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:53 pm 
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hello all

I had a new toilet fitted to my new loft. No problems flushes etc.
However its not VERY powerful to flush the deposits away. I have to (feels like a age) keep my hand on the flushing long button until it completely flushes the contents.

The water filling the cistern is on the max. I asked the supplier that maybe te valve is faulty(??) so they sent me a new one. Can someone take a look at the sliders on this let me know what these actually do? will they make the flush more powerful/i don;t need to keep hand pressed for it feels eternity until i see the toilet completely empty?

any help is appreciated.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:54 pm 
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any help anyone :dunno:


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mstar wrote:
any help anyone :dunno:


Give us a chance. Only just got in from work... :wink:

:dunno: That particular valve but some are "Push and hold" others are "push and release" to get the full flush...

The other thing that can affect the "power" of the flush is the size of the cistern, in the good old days they were 2 gallons (9 litres) but the modern jobbies are limited to 6 Litres by the water regs.

Can you post a link to that valve or at least tell us the make/model

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The make of the toiler is from a online seller iBath:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Modern-Close- ... 569e357a4f

now its a WRAS flush valve i found a document (not same model but looks same) see attached and it say push down for full flush and up for lower flush?

is this the Norm in flush valves???


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Try it and see then.

I was wrong about the new cisterns though. IIRC the newest regs are maximum 4.5 Litre flush; if you were replacing an old 9 Litre cistern you really will notice the difference.

EDIT ... WRAS are not the maker...

https://www.wras.co.uk/

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I will try it on the weekend fingers crossed lol


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