How to Repair the Kohler Silent Flush Toilet

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How to Repair the Kohler Silent Flush Toilet
You might have to replace the handle on a Kohler silent flush toilet occasionally. (techno toilet image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.com)

Kohler has been in the bathroom accessories business for quite some time, and their silent flush toilet is one of the market's leading toilets. It's ideal for any household that has a large family and does not want to constantly hear a flushing toilet. Kohler's toilet is able to flush quietly because of its design. The parts inside the toilet tank are sturdy, but occasionally, you might have to replace the handle.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn off the shut off valve behind the toilet.

  2. 2

    Flush the toilet, emptying the tank of any water.

  3. 3

    Remove the toilet tanks' lid and set it somewhere where it will not be damaged.

  4. 4

    Unclip the chain on the end of the toilet handle's arm that leads down to the flapper.

  5. 5

    Unscrew the white nut that sits against the inside of the toilet tank's wall and holds the handle in place.

  6. 6

    Pull the handle out of the toilet tank once you have removed the nut.

  7. 7

    Slide your new handle into the toilet tank, coming from the outside of the tank.

  8. 8

    Thread the white nut back onto the handle from the inside of the toilet tank. You may need a pair of pliers to properly tighten the nut.

  9. 9

    Clip the loose end of the chain that is connected to the rubber flapper back on to the end of the toilet handle's arm.

  10. 10

    Open your shutoff valve and test how your new handle works.

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