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The handle base has a small tab that the handle fits into. Since the fitting is square it will not trip without pulling away from the tab unless I am missing something. How do I solve this issue?

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Not sure I understand your problem; your handle may be incorrectly installed.

Danco's instructions for replacing this toilet handle can be found here.

Posted on Jan 17, 2011

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  • Stuarttainsk Feb 05, 2011

    I have the same issue. The part a fits in a very small area into part c not giving enough room for the part a to spin and trip the flusher.

  • Mathias Preble Aug 23, 2011

    did you ever get this to work?

  • Manuel Arellano Dec 27, 2012

    Cannot get lever to raise flapper high enough

  • Michael Brick
    Michael Brick Jan 30, 2014

    the toilet handle won't rotate with tab installed and its too short and looks funny out of the tab. What is the point of the tab?!!

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