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Sellncars 08-14-2006 12:31 AM

Bathtub Drain partially closed???
 
Hello everyone,

I'm new to this forum and sure am gonna use this site alot. I have a koeler bathtub with a American standard faucet system that is very slow draining. I went to clean the drain and it was clean, but i did notice that the handle for the waste and overflow does NOT move, it is stuck down, so i think it is shut partially closed. How do i go about taking this apart? Is there a site with a picture?

I know that i take out the 2 screws and pull out and up, but do i try to take this unit all the way out? Then clean it of any debris?

Thank you,
Sellncars

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Ron The Plumber 08-14-2006 08:03 AM

Yes you need to remove the assembly, if if feels stuck, a few swift tugs should free it.

redline 08-14-2006 11:36 AM

If you remove the overflow plate then spray some WD40 down to loose up the stopper. Or pour some vinegar down and let it sit for a while.


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Sellncars 08-14-2006 12:43 PM

That was the problem guys. I took off the 2 screws and just gave the waste and overflow a quick tug and it came right out. I cleaned it all up and put it back in, it works great. I may take it back out and put some vasaline on it.

Thanks guys,
Sellncars


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