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I have an American Standard tub, that is about 82 years old. It was just re-glazed, and I am trying to replace the mechanism that allows you to stop water to fill the tub up, or to open the drain when showering, etc. It has a round cylinder on the bottom (almost like a weight), with two segments of tall metal connected above it which is connected in the middle. When I put it in the wall and close it up, I cannot get the lever to function properly, up and down. Can you help explain how I can resolve my problem? Thanks!

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There should be athreaded adjustment rod in the linkage that you set up or down to make the stopper seat in the tee that connects the overflow line to the drain on th bottom of the tub. Hope this helps you. Thanks

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

Testimonial: "Thanks! Played with the level and seem close to having water stay in tub. Is the cylinder going to rest at the bottom where the o-flow joint may be?"

  • Jack Spooner Jan 05, 2011

    yes the cylinder is going to rest at the bottom of the tee. thank you and hope you have a good new year.

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