Cistern push button

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    Hi all,

    I need to source a new push button for a toilet cistern.

    It currently has a dual flush button on the ceramic "lid" that i very difficult to push down. On closer inspection I discovered that someone had replaced the push rods on the underside with screws. I assume that the rods snapped at some time.

    I can't quite work out why the lid has a dual flush button, the cistern seems to be a single flush.

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    The original was branded as an Armitage Shanks, will a generic single push button suffice? Additionally, when I push down on the white disk in the last image, it take a bit more pressure than I would have thought normal. Is there anything that could be helped with a dab of silicone grease?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Some short flush by holding button in until water stops while long flush is push and let go.
     
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    Thanks Wayners, that doesn't explain why there are two buttons though.
     
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