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Rubber valve at bottom of blader tank

My unit was sitting in the garage at 15-20 degrees for a few weeks with a small amount of water in the tank and the valve at the bottom of the bladder was frozen to the base. When I pulled the water tank out the small black plunger, washer, rubber valve and spring all came out. They do not look damaged but I need to see a diagram to know the correct order of the parts to re-assemble. Can i press it all back in and have a good seal on the valve at the bottom of the bladder? Do I need to remove the small phillips screws reinstall the valve from inside the tank? If it wont seal, where can I buy a new valve assembly or bladder?

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It is called the (#69)auto load asm, part # 2107041. It would be wise to replace it, It will come as one piece. Is the bladder ok? You can call Bissell and maybe buy the part thru them or they can tell you where to go to get it(800) 237-7691 ) .

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