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Concealed toilet cistern

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by tomsim, 24 Aug 2020.

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    It's as tight up to the knuckle bend on the flush pipe as it will go.
     
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    Id say about an inch at least its going in the to pan a huge angle. Which is obviously causing a leak. The knuckle bend is as tight as it can go up to the cistern too.
     
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    Any pictures of this set up?

    Andy
     
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    Im at a loss as to how a 90° bend can enter the pan at a huge angle unless its very close to the cistern and cut on a large radius bend or maybe end is too far into pan .
     
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    This pic may be deceiving ,but it appears that the cistern is too low ,and can be raised 3 or 4 inches ??
     
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    I think the problem is the flush pipe is a lot lower than the pan inlet , horizontally. And the flush pipe is inserted into the flush valve right upto the bend ,so can't be raised any further. So lowering the flush pipe ,and having the horizontal section at an adverse upward angle to the pan inlet is what the OP is describing
     
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    That's it. I am thinking of swapping the concealed cistern for a fluid master one that ia 25mm shorter and raise the cistern as high as I can.
     
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