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  1. dhayden1968

    dhayden1968 New Member

    Hi,

    We moved into a new house a few months ago. The previous owners left us a note saying the toilet need a new part and that they had ordered it. The toilet still flushed but had to be done by sticking pen in a plastic unit that was sticking out of top of the toilet.

    The part never turned up and we are finally sick and tired of fiddling with a pen every time we want to flush the toilet.

    Trouble is I have no idea what part we need.

    Can anyone give me any pointers as to the part, where we can get it and how easy it will be to install..

    Thanks.
    David

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  2. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    Welcome to the forum, it will be a cable button, is there are brand name on the cistern lid or the toilet pan anywhere? It`s not one I recognise but maybe somebody will be along later to help.

    This is a link and they say send us a photo if you can`t find a name.

    Toilet branded push buttons for WC's
     
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    Last edited: Dec 6, 2016
  3. dhayden1968

    dhayden1968 New Member


    Thanks RPM - cannot see a brand name anywhere. Will try sending toiletspares the pics.

    Cheers
    David
     
  4. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    One of the other guys might be able to help when they get home later.
     
  5. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Looks like a stnd push button

    Your best bet is to go to a local plumbing suppliers and take your existing flush with you (should quarter turn and come out) you will have to buy the whole siphon but it should fit

    Hope this makes sense if not please reply
     
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  6. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

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  7. dhayden1968

    dhayden1968 New Member

    Thanks.

    ToiletSpares have already replied and identified the part I need

    "Replacement dual flush button for the Derwent Macdee DVA100 Kayla flush valve with yellow cable. "

    Hopefully this will fix our problem

    Regards
    David
     
  8. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    For the price of it I think the best option is go for the complete kit least you will have a spare flush mech

    https://www.toiletspareparts.com/index.php/toilet-spares-by-type/push-button-cistern-spare-parts/toilet-flush-valve-and-button-packs/derwent-macdee-kayla-cable-operated-dual-flush-valve-afv50100-afv50200-dva0100.html
     
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  9. dhayden1968

    dhayden1968 New Member

    Ah, hadn't thought of that. Is that a standard fitting ? and would it just be a case of unscrewing old one and screwing in new one.
     
  10. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    If it's the same as the one you have just pop the mech out 1/4 turn and slide the new one in and 1/4 back and job done
     
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  11. Paulplumb

    Paulplumb Plumber GSR

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