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The Danze touchdown stopper can be pushed down and it does not leak. It also will not pop back up no matter what, unless you can thumb-screw it backwards to get the stopper lid off. The rubber gasket seems to hold down and the spring that pushes the stopper up and works with the lid off but when you push it with the lid on, it just stays down. We have been sent at least 3 replacement assemblies for 4 of these in our house and they all do it. Even plumbers have tried to figure it out and are stumped. Please help us, we dare not use any of these stoppers because we can't get them back up.

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This happened to mine too. I took it apart ( removed the whole part, then removed the cap ) clicked it a few times, stuck it back in, and it's worked fine ever since.
I'm going to say that it may be either a manufacturer thing, or perhaps there's some sort of build up going on.
Either way, you could try doing what I did, or contact Danze and ask for a refund. Maybe a different brand would be in order?

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SOURCE: The finish has worn off of the handle and stopper

you would have to contact the manufacture direct and have them ship the parts to you , that is the only place.

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SOURCE: My Danze brass pop-up drain assembly w/lift rod

I always use white silicone - putty always cracks and leaks. Silicone makes a sort of custom rubber gaskit and never leaks. Clean off with paper towels immediately before it skins over

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