Could someone please offer some advise? I have a Sink Pop-up stopper in
my basin. The stopper has been jammed and is stuck about 2mm below the
edge of the flange. It seems that the stopper was forced down too much
and the pivot couldn't stop it from going so deep.
Is there anyway that I can DIY this and remove the stopper?
Do I need to open drainpipe to force the stopper back up from below?
What kind of tools will I need?
Thanks in advance
Yes - but I dont understand what you mean.
There is a rod, that I assume, pushes the stopper up...but I have a
feeling this rod is disconnected from the stopper inside the drain
pipe. Help please!
Using the picture on that site as a reference, remove the pivot nut and then
remove the pivot arm then stick a coat hanger or other suitable poking
device up the hole to push the stopper out from below. The stopper has a
part that hangs down to about the level of the hole, try inserting the pivot
arm back into the hole at the bottom of the stopper and reattaching the
pivot nut and see if that dosn't make it work right.
If it is really wedged in (swaged) then you will need to disassemble the
drain and install a new one. Parts cost is not high and it is not too hard
either. Buy a plumbing book because the instructions are more than I care
to write if it comes to that.
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