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I have a PRICE Pfister bath clean out (drain) assy. with a 2-screw faceplate. I removed the face plate AND PULLED OUT THE long plastic link rod that has a 'PISTON' on the end with o-rings. Now I can't get it (piston) to go all the way back in. Seems like the piston is not wanting to seat itself into the drain pipe down below. Is there some trick to getting this back together??

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Hi,
As you have found out pulling it out is way easier then putting it back in...
To get it back in persistance is the key...also making sure that you get that linkage pushed back in so that the piston not only gets centered but upright, so that it can be pushed back down the hole...this is tricky and takes some learning...the only way to learn is to keep trying and maybe walk away a few times and cool down...frustration will not help....
Hey it can out so it will go back in... keep trying...

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