What size flapper fits a Kohler toilet?
Must use proper valve for optimal performance. Toilets manufactured prior to 2004 most commonly have a 2-inch flapper. All two-piece toilets that have a 2-inch flapper use fill valve GP1138930. Toilets that have a 3¼-inch flapper are Class Five® toilets.
How do I know which flapper my toilet needs?
Look at the flush valve drain opening at the bottom of your tank.
- If the opening looks about the size of a baseball or orange, you need a 2″ flapper.
- If the opening looks about the size of a softball or grapefruit, you need a 3″ flapper.
Do all flappers fit all toilets?
STEP 1: Toilets vary in size and shape, as do their flush valve systems. Flappers comes in two sizes, two inch and three inch. A majority of toilets will use the two inch flapper; however three inch flappers have become popular in recent years and can be found in newer toilets manufactured since 2005.
Are flappers for toilets universal?
Are all toilet flappers universal? No. There are universal designs like the Fluidmaster flappers that replace most other flappers and there are specialty flappers for specific flushing systems.
How do I find the model number of my Kohler toilet?
The model number is located inside the tank, either molded into the china or stamped with blue or black ink. The model number consists of four or five digits and may include a K prefix. In some cases, the model number is preceded by 97 or F.
How do I know what model my Kohler toilet is?
Where is the model number on a toilet bowl?
Finding your toilet manufacturer and/or model number: Carefully remove the toilet tank lid and set it gently on the floor, with the bottom facing up. Look for the manufacturer name or a number on the bottom side of the water tank lid.
How often should you change your toilet flapper?
The average toilet flapper lasts about 4 to 5 years. It is important that you replace your toilet flapper when needed to prevent damaging leaks.
Why do toilet flappers wear out?
Flappers can begin to fail from age, through mildew or mold, or through the growth of bacteria. These factors can cause the flapper to crack or to no longer fit perfectly around the flush valve. Some drop-in bowl cleaners are also hard on the rubber component of a flapper. As the flapper deteriorates it allows leakage.