Model # FLT231

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Store SKU #352535

DANCO HydroStop Flapper Alternative Toilet Repair Kit
0188670000541

DANCO

HydroStop Flapper Alternative Toilet Repair Kit

  • Engineered to eliminate the most common toilet problems
  • Handle activates S.T.O.P. Technology to prevent overflows
  • Lighttouch Handle allows for an easier flush
$998 /each
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Product Overview

  • Engineered to eliminate the most common toilet problems
  • Handle activates S.T.O.P. Technology to prevent overflows
  • Lighttouch Handle allows for an easier flush
The HydroStop replaces flimsy rubber flappers with a sturdy tower, it is engineered to eliminate the most common toilet problems. Unlike the angled, floating close of a flapper, the HydroStop drops vertically and solidly onto the flush valve opening to create a better seal and eliminate the possibility of leaks. The EPA estimates that 20% of all toilets leak up to 200 Gal. of water a day, mostly because of faulty flappers. While ordinary flappers are connected to the handle with a thin chain that is subject to improper tension tangles and breakage, the HydroStop features a durable stainless steel cable that is stronger, lasts longer and is less likely to break. The HydroStop also features patented S.T.O.P. Technology (Safe Toilet Overflow Protection) that helps prevent bowl overflows. In the event of a clog, lifting up on the handle immediately drops the HydroStop tower and closes the flush valve so that water does not continue to drain from the tank into the bowl.
  • Handle activates spring loaded S.T.O.P. technology to immediately prevent overflows
  • Eliminates the guesswork about buying the right type and size of flapper
  • Permafit silicone seal is chemical resistant and will not warp
  • Drop-in installation with no tools or tank removal needed
  • Light touch handle allows for an easier flush
  • Fits standard 2″ to 2-1/2″ flush valves



Product Overview

The HydroStop replaces flimsy rubber flappers with a sturdy tower, it is engineered to eliminate the most common toilet problems. Unlike the angled, floating close of a flapper, the HydroStop drops vertically and solidly onto the flush valve opening to create a better seal and eliminate the possibility of leaks. The EPA estimates that 20% of all toilets leak up to 200 Gal. of water a day, mostly because of faulty flappers. While ordinary flappers are connected to the handle with a thin chain that is subject to improper tension tangles and breakage, the HydroStop features a durable stainless steel cable that is stronger, lasts longer and is less likely to break. The HydroStop also features patented S.T.O.P. Technology (Safe Toilet Overflow Protection) that helps prevent bowl overflows. In the event of a clog, lifting up on the handle immediately drops the HydroStop tower and closes the flush valve so that water does not continue to drain from the tank into the bowl.

  • Handle activates spring loaded S.T.O.P. technology to immediately prevent overflows
  • Eliminates the guesswork about buying the right type and size of flapper
  • Permafit silicone seal is chemical resistant and will not warp
  • Drop-in installation with no tools or tank removal needed
  • Light touch handle allows for an easier flush
  • Fits standard 2″ to 2-1/2″ flush valves



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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.9
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Width (in.)
3.25

Details

Adjustable Fit
No
Dual Flush
No
Hardware Included
Yes
Material
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Plumbing Part Type
Toilet Flapper
Returnable
90-Day
Valve Type
Flush

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1 Year

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
4.9
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Width (in.)
3.25

Details

Adjustable Fit
No
Dual Flush
No
Hardware Included
Yes
Material
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Plumbing Part Type
Toilet Flapper
Returnable
90-Day
Valve Type
Flush

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1 Year

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Questions & Answers

Broken Knob of flapperless toilet

The knob is broken, Can I get replacement knob?
Asked by: sant
Same here. Specifically, the plastic rod that connects the handle to the flush actuator. Seems to be a design or manufacturing flaw. Stronger part (better able to withstand repetitive torque of operation over months of use) would be desirable. Called DANCO support number as described in other post. They are sending me a replacement handle. Otherwise, the system works well.
Answered by: AT
Date published: 2016-07-20

Can you use your own flush lever or must you use the one included only?

Asked by: TP
No, have to use the provided lever.
Answered by: RDRD
Date published: 2017-01-25

My handle is on the side of the tank, will this unit fit?

My handle is on the side of the tank, will this unit fit?
Asked by: Vinnyfrombrooklyn
Yes since the lever is connected with flexible rubber instead of metal rod
Answered by: KASportsGuru
Date published: 2017-03-07

After installing the product,the toilet is still running every 5 - 10 minutes what did i do wrong?

After installing the product,the toilet is still running every 5 - 10 minutes what did i do wrong?
Asked by: karen
Check and confirm the seal on the tank is clean and not damaged. If it is damaged it will have to be replaced prior to installation. Pour some water confirm the seal is tight. If it leaks reset before proceeding.
Answered by: RDRD
Date published: 2017-01-25
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Customer Reviews

HydroStop Flapper Alternative Toilet Repair Kit is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 206.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Had this for 6 months. The unit only works 1/3 of the time, no matter what position the flush sw... Had this for 6 months. The unit only works 1/3 of the time, no matter what position the flush switch is in. The other 2/3rds of the time, the handle just sits where it is, in the down position, which means the flapper never actually closed when you pushed the toilet handle down to flush so the toilet just continues to run. So, I have to wait around and make sure the flapper is down and the bowl is actually filling up. The unit was inexpensive and worked flawlessly for a few months, but is obviously not made of sterner stuff and the seals or whatever degraded. So, I'll go back to the regular flapper and chain. At least I know that works 100% of the time.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have just bought and installed this new type flush valve and It was easy. I thought I would giv... I have just bought and installed this new type flush valve and It was easy. I thought I would give something else a try, I go through the standard flapper and seat type often. I was surprised it fit so easily, and snug. My toilet is a Eljer, and the handle mechanism is different than all the rest, but it still worked. The handle just has to point down and the lever flips forward from the pointing down position.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from GOOD CONCEPT BUT CLEARLY DOESNT WORK WITH ALL TOILETS. PRODUCT SHOULD HAVE BEEN DESIGNED FOR MORE... GOOD CONCEPT BUT CLEARLY DOESNT WORK WITH ALL TOILETS. PRODUCT SHOULD HAVE BEEN DESIGNED FOR MORE APPLICATIONS. SAVE YOUR SELF THE HEADACHE AND BUY CORRECT REPLACEMENT COMPONENTS OR EVEN BETTER OEM REPLACEMENT COMPONENTS IF YOU CAN. DO IT THE HARD WAY BY REMOVING THE TANK TO FIX A LEAKY FLUSH VALVE... DO NOT, I REPEAT DO NOT USE CLEANING TABLETS IN YOUR TOILET TANKS OR YOU WILL BE DOING THE REPAIR AGAIN.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1st one I purchased was bad. wouldn't flush.... trapped... 1st one I purchased was bad. wouldn't flush.... trapped the water as soon as you would flush so you had to hold the handle down. Bummer... just like the old flapper I replaced it with. I contacted customer service online and they rushed me a fresh one. This one works like a charm. Certainly worth the money... I would recommend and plan to replace the other 2 toilets in my house. Thanks Danco
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great Bought it for the STOP feature. works great. Had to try a couple different routes for the cable to find one that didn't seem to cause cable to bind. was worried the handle might break, but I've had it a few years with no problems. I intend to buy it again when I have to replace the one in the other bathroom. doing this review because my son is buying one for his home
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great new product This was the first time I have used this type of toilet valve. I was surprised at how easily the swap out was. In just a few minutes the install was complete and with a couple of quick adjustments I was finished. The new valve is very quiet and seems to use only a small amount of water compared to the old valve. I would recommend this product.
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I bought mine a couple years ago. It was a complete flush system replacement. It has had proble... I bought mine a couple years ago. It was a complete flush system replacement. It has had problems the whole time, intermittently not shutting off/ sealing, or whatever and causing the water to run continuously. I finally decided to replace it back with the tried and true flapper system. This thing is a piece of junk
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love the design except Love the design, installation and operation except: the plastic handle has broken on two of the Five I've installed. Can't find a replacement part for it either. It's a shame because it's a great device but has one big flaw. Will be replacing these with another design as they fail.
Date published: 2017-07-28
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