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I have a Kohler cistern, on the back of the lid it has the following marking:JACOB DELAFON BE 1082. It is currently overfilling and I need to replace a little rubber washer which I presume is under the purple cup that covers the valve. But I am unable to remove the purple cover and I am concerned that if I exert more pressure it will brake. Can you tell me how to remove the cover? Thank you Ray

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You can try to remove it or you can go to a plumber supply shop and get a new level controller
faster easier and gives another 10 years of service
you may have to remove the unit from the cistern to get enough force applied to turn the cap so the job is half done anyway

Posted on Aug 05, 2017


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SOURCE: Need to remove top cover of GE WPXQ3090T2WW top load washer

There should be 2 screws holding it on at the rear. Looking from the rear these will be at each top corner. Once these are removed push the lid from the front of the machine towards the rear and it will pop off.

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SOURCE: Leaks oil looks like from valve cover

You have to remove the spark plugs cables and remove the four nuts that you see when the cables are removed.

When the four nuts are removed, simply raise the valuve cover. When replacing the gasket, make sure you get the gromets as well. Those sometimes get worn or crack since they are more exposed than the value cover gasket. Make sure that you clean the cover from oil and replace the gasket with no use of silicon.

Good Luck.

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SOURCE: How to replace back cover of MFC-210C?

There are two clips on either side which need to be squeezed together then the cover can be slipped back into position.

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SOURCE: 2006 V70 low beam bulb replacement

can be fiddly but if you get the old 1 out you should be able to get the new 1 in. tip use a small mirror. joe

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SOURCE: replace valve cover gaskets on subaru svx

the truth about thse engines is they are hard to work on. if the valve covers are unbolted and still ****, try getting a rectangular peice of wood and putting it on the side of the cover neer the gasget, tap on the other end with a hammmer from all angles to try to break the seal.

this is a common problem with valve covers that havent ever been removed and they heat up, and cool down so many times they practically bake onto the head

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