Cistern not flushing

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Cistern not flushing

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someone-else wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:53 pm
Looks like you have the same as mine then, or is it mine is the same as yours.
I guess so. Have you ever tried replacing it?
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No, but I would watch the UHM video again. (But mines worse, its more corroded)
I was actually thinking of buying a cheap toilet and fit it to the shed wall outside (seriously) just so I can see what is actually involved (for me) and could I do it in a few hours.
All the bolts on mine are corroded, so not only will it be fun taking it down, I have to get what ever is in the wall holding the cistern on, out. If I cut it off I will not be able to refix the cistern.

I have just looked, I have got what looks like brass screws holding mine to the wall.(But they look pretty gruuby)
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Sadly I think the discoveries on this thread have persuaded me that this is probably a job for a plumber. Given the age of my bathroom fittings I can imagine the job getting pretty horrible in the hands of a novice like me.
Many thanks for all the advice - much appreciated.
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