Model # 5051

Internet #203545696

Fluidmaster 2 in. Universal Water Saving Long Life Toilet Flapper
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Discontinued Fluidmaster

2 in. Universal Water Saving Long Life Toilet Flapper

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The 5051 flapper is for use in 1.6 gal. per flush toilets. This flapper can be adjusted to restore a toilet to factory specifications so that your toilet does not waste water and runs properly.

  • Fits most standard toilets
  • Adjustable; move float up for more water, down for less
  • Fits on flush valves with or without mounting ears
  • 5 year warranty

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what does the float do ?

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The float provides an upward force on the flapper valve that holds the flapper open until the water in the tank lowers enough to reduce the upward force. If the float is adjusted very close to the flapper, most of the water will be emptied from the tank. If the float is adjusted upward away from the flapper, more water will remain in the tank when the float allows the flapper to close. It is useful if Read More
The float provides an upward force on the flapper valve that holds the flapper open until the water in the tank lowers enough to reduce the upward force. If the float is adjusted very close to the flapper, most of the water will be emptied from the tank. If the float is adjusted upward away from the flapper, more water will remain in the tank when the float allows the flapper to close. It is useful if you want the flapper valve to close earlier to reduce the water usage of an older toilet. Read Less
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The float on the flapper chain helps the flapper stay open in a timed descent to allow the right amount of water to leave the tank. Flappers with floats are designed to work with the newer 1.6 gallon per flush toilets and not with the older toilets that predate 1994.
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2 in. Universal Water Saving Long Life Toilet Flapper is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works perfectly - the float is what does it With the float, one doesn't have to hold down the flush lever. Simply pressing it down does what's needed. I wish the store stocked this instead of having to order it online and wait for it.
Date published: 2013-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally this one is perfect fit ! I tried so many "universal' flapper, none of them worked for me. My toilet tank has flapper with float, original was $11 to $14. So I was looking for cheaper one, finally I found this one which is perfect fit. It took two minutes to replace original after 10 yrs. of use. If your toilet has a flapper with float then try this one! Its been 1 yr so far and I it is still working fine.
Date published: 2015-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adjustable Universal Toilet Flapper This is essentially the only choice for an older toilet without mounting ears for the flapper valve, if you want to reduce the gallons per flush.
Date published: 2014-06-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Too flimsy The wings that mount the flapper to the overflow tube are too flimsy and the flapper can't be trusted to always make a seal. I bought a different brand and it works great. Maybe just not a good fit for an American Standard toilet.
Date published: 2014-05-20
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