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Fluidmaster

Model 555CRP8

Internet #100569329

Store SKU #147974

2 in. Universal Flush Valve Repair Kit

$7.22 /each

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Fluidmaster has toilet flappers with built-in Microban protection. The Microban protection keeps the flapper cleaner by fighting flapper breakdown due to bacteria on the flapper itself. Fix a deteriorated flush valve seat without dealing with any messy glue or removing the tank with the 555C Flush Valve Repair Kit. It's easy to install the 555C, just peel the protective paper off the sealant ring then stick it right on top of an existing flush valve seat. The 555C includes the 502 Universal PerforMAX High Performance Flapper which is best for use in 1.28 - 3.5+ Gal. per flush toilets. The 502 has a solid frame for ultimate reliability. Flappers with a solid frame do not twist and provide the best seal. Replace of fix your toilet flapper with a Fluidmaster toilet flapper.

  • Built-in Microban fights flapper breakdown due to bacteria on the flapper itself
  • Universal fit - best for 1.28 - 3.5+GPF toilets
  • Adjustable dial allows for maximum performance and water savings
  • Repair deteriorated flush valve seats without removing tank
  • No messy glue, just peel and stick
  • Chlorine and hard water resistant
  • Solid frame for ultimate reliability
  • Easy to install
  • 5-year warranty

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do i need to buy sylicone to install this?

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Heather
Knoxville TN
November 5, 2012
 
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Wilmington, DE
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February 27, 2016
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No, putty ring is supplied and attached.
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April 15, 2014
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No,
It comes with a self adhesive gasket.. just make sure the toilet bowl is dry.. and it is firmly set.
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York, PA
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April 8, 2014
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No. There is a caulking compound included in the kit. Just be sure you clean all the old caulk from the neck of the fixture before installing the new caulk. Seat the ring in the caulk and press firmly to seat it. Should work.
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March 25, 2014
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no need
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August 12, 2013
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Well, I didn't .done three of these just fine. You do need to drain the water standing in the bottom of the tank . A big sponge and bucket is the easiest way to do that requiring no fill valve removal . Then You want to make sure that the surface to be glued on to with the enclosed seating material is very dry . make sure that the flapper and the piggy back counterweight cup will operate without conflict Read More
Well, I didn't .done three of these just fine. You do need to drain the water standing in the bottom of the tank . A big sponge and bucket is the easiest way to do that requiring no fill valve removal . Then You want to make sure that the surface to be glued on to with the enclosed seating material is very dry . make sure that the flapper and the piggy back counterweight cup will operate without conflict with other internal parts . Read the placement instructions that come with it. There are three ? holes in the bottom of the cup. Plug none and you get the shortest flapper open time . Plug two and you get the longest flush time as the water will drain from this counterweight cup more slowly thus keeping the flapper valve open longer. toilets siphon waist from the bowl creating a vortex . Too little flow and the suction vortex doesn't work well. Other things such as a flushed toy soldiers, paper rollers or small perfume bottles caught in the siphon area in back of the bowl usually require a turnover and back flush of the bow. Stuck items cause high flushing bowls where the water gets well up to the rim, as a bowl full of water before flushing down . Caught items catch paper and interrupt siphonage of waists and water . Read Less
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December 25, 2012
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No, everything you need is included.
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November 5, 2012
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The 555C flusher fixer repair kit includes a putty ring required to install the new seat into your tank. No other sealants are required. For information on installing the 555C, please contact Fluidmaster technical support team or refer to the installation instruction on the Fluidmaster website.
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I noticed that this is level and my current flapper mount is at an angle - will it still work?

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March 28, 2016
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Dear Valued Customer Thank you for your question concerning the 2 in. Universal Flush Valve Repair Kit. The kit will work on your angled seat. When using the sealant ring it is recommended to clean the area thoroughly first as well as completely drying the area prior to setting the sealant or putty ring. If you need any further tips or have questions please do not hesitate to contact Fluidmaster’s Read More
Dear Valued Customer Thank you for your question concerning the 2 in. Universal Flush Valve Repair Kit. The kit will work on your angled seat. When using the sealant ring it is recommended to clean the area thoroughly first as well as completely drying the area prior to setting the sealant or putty ring. If you need any further tips or have questions please do not hesitate to contact Fluidmaster’s Technical Service Department and speak with an agent. Fluidmaster’s Technical Service Department is available from Monday through Friday from 5:30 AM through 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. Contact options include: Chat www.fluidmaster.com/support E-Mail techsupport@fluidmaster.com and Toll Free 800-631-2011. Read Less
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 29 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Product fixed the leaky toilet - BUY THIS NOW !!! For many months I rationalized that the occasional hissing tank refills due to the TINY water leaks through the flapper were not worth the $$$ costs of replacing our toilet. (I had replaced the flapper many times with no improvement.) But with the CALIFORNIA WATER DROUGHT, guilt finally overcame me – I had to do something about this water waste! So I google’d the problem and found this product … WOW – it actually worked and SOLVED the problem. Toilet properly no longer refills until it is flushed. BUY THIS PRODUCT – it works great! Do it and save water. (Note 1: The only minor installation concern was that it is somewhat “tight” to get into the toilet tank to position the part, but if you work slowly and carefully, it is a straightforward process.) (Note 2: I am “marginally handy” and only do simple home projects.) (Note 3: The online video and the phone-in hotline are VERY helpful – use them.) (Note 4: Good luck !!) June 9, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Didn't Work This didn't work for us. This is one of the few/only? aftermarket "flapper seat" replacements I can find, and so gave it a chance to avoid the dreaded tank-removal repair. Already replaced the original flapper and filler valve. Our "flapper seat" consists of a very thin circular "edge" (don't know the brand, but Crane toilet) that the flapper is supposed to seal. Followed the instructions, gave it a good press, but no good-it leaked immediately, and quicker! The putty sealant shows that it is barely larger than the diameter of the seat edge, so don't know if that is just one of the problems preventing it from acting as a replacement seat for the flapper. Judging from the other comments, this product works for about 60% of the configurations, so we're not the exception. Returning it. June 21, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by depends I had to install this on an old tank that I could not find proper ball assembly for. I had to fit this on the tank hole on the bottom that the ball would drop on . That scenario was included as one of the options in the instructions. I followed the instructions to the T. The seal on the bottom of the kit would seal water but did not have enough sticking power to hold the flapper assembly down when pulled up by the handle. Lasted a day. I pulled that seal off and used plumbers epoxy and that did the trick. April 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice easy product. Quick and easy if you follow directions. Must be dry and clean before applying the enclosed putty sealant ring. I used a scotch bright to remove all debris and it was shining white before applying. Hope it gives me years of service February 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product after I ditched the instructions. Three different plumbers told me nothing could be done regarding my 50+ year old toilet's inability to seal properly and my only option was to replace the whole toilet. The problem was that the old style flapper was just a round ball on a long rod that slid up an down and it rarely slid down into the hole properly to where it would seal. The reason the plumbers gave as to why the whole toilet needed replaced was that there was no means of mounting a new style flapper as the proper attachments weren't in place and there was no way to add them based on the antiquated tank design. Then I found this product and it seemed like the perfect solution to the problem. And it was... until it wouldn't stick. I had cleaned and prepped the porcelain surface as the instructions indicated and the putty molded to the surface nicely but even the slightest pressure caused it to lift off. The putty just would not stick to the smooth porcelain surface. After a good night's sleep, the solution came to me. I carefully rolled the putty away from the outer edge of the ring and kneaded it toward the inside edge, forming somewhat of a triangular cross section. I removed the flapper part to where I could get full access to the top of the ring and then pushing down using the bottom of an aerosol can I was able to push both firmly and uniformly, seating the ring the to where the putty was actually gripping the inside rim of the opening rather than just trying to stick to the slick top surface. Worked like a charm. After reattaching the flapper, I gave a few stiff tugs on the chain and the unit gave no indication of wanting to come free. For someone who does plumbing for a living this should be a no-brainer. In that three different plumbers wanted me replace the entire toilet and spend money unnecessarily all I can say is that I now have a list of three plumbers I won't be calling again. P.s. for anyone having a problem just with the general lack of stickiness, knead the putty a bit. Once I started rolling the edges it got a lot stickier. The wax paper cover these come with was not a good idea as it appears more wax was stuck on the putty than stayed with the paper. April 27, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Had to replace deformed flapper, otherwise works I bought one of these to replace the flapper in a Kohler toilet. It's fairly simple to install, took me longer to become familiar with the working parts of the toilet than it did to perform the installation. However, when I went to test it, the water continued to leak! Upon further inspection, I realized that the flapper did not sit flush with the valve seat, and one side was curled upwards. I ended up purchasing another Fluidmaster flapper (502) rather than uninstalling the whole thing for a refund... Thankfully, it worked like a charm! If it weren't for the sloppy quality control on this product, I would have rated it 5 stars. FYI it appears that the repair kit has an older and newer model, both with the 555C designation. The original one I bought is the older model I believe, as it comes with the timing cup. The newer ones instead have a flapper that twists to adjust the timing. My local Home Depot had both on the shelf, but I happened to grab the last of the old models (which unluckily for me, had the deformed flapper). September 16, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Wrong Picture I have bought the product pictured before and it works. Unfortunately what is pictured is not what is sold. That black box on top of the flapper is not included in the the package that is sold. For some reason our Sterling toilets don't work with regular flappers. When you flush the flapper closes instantly so the only way to get a full flush is to hold the handle down until all the water drains out of the tank. The item pictures has a black box (water reservoir) with small holes so that when you flush the weight of the water keeps the flapper open, the water slowly drains out and then the flapper closes. Great product but not what is sold via this part number. September 2, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Useless I bought this as a quick fix for an old toilet that had a brass flapper seat and figured I'd be in and out in a few minutes. Followed the instructions to the letter and the glue ring wouldn't stick at all to the old seat. Pulled it out, dried it again and again to make sure there was no wetness or residue. I even filed the old seat down to make sure there was clean metal for it to stick to. Nothing would stick. So I threw it in the trash. It cost me nearly $10 made me look like a fool and now I have to eat the labor on installing a new toilet just so my customer doesn't think I was trying to rip them off. AVOID THIS PIECE OF JUNK! July 9, 2013
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