When you move the rod up and down the waste 'pops up' or down. click/clack waste fittings, with the overflow running into the slotted waste ... click/clack ..I presume you mean a popup waste . How can I fix it? I have one of those and had no problem with any leakage but I think I ... the plug is down - leave it out and the sink won't hold water, Its jammed tight and I cant seem to depress it or unscrew the top off. A 'pop up' waste has a metal rod behind the tap body. I have one of those plug things that you just push for it to go up and down, it's not the type that has a separate lever. I have a relatively new click clack plug, but it has become stuck in the closed position. Click clacks, are as useful as their name is memorable. When I pull the handle up, it just falls back down. It takes me 2 minutes to shave, and in that time the plug pops up 4 or 5 times. Slotted pop-up 'click clack' waste won't stay down: Sanitary Ware: 6: Apr 15, 2016: J: Broken click clack bath waste: DIY Bathroom Remodelling Advice: 2: Nov 22, 2015: R: Press down click clack basin waste: DIY Bathroom Remodelling Advice: 5: Jun 6, 2015: Similar threads; Stuck Click Clack Waste: click-clack plug problem: The stopper on my bathroom faucet doesn't stay closed. My click clack waste has got jammed stuck on its way up whcih is stopping it popping up. The culprit is the pivot nut that holds the horizontal (pivot) arm onto the popup assembly. For the stopper to stay down, or hold any position for that matter, there must be pressure against the ball on the horizontal rod. hope you get it sorted I've tried removing the waste pipe from below and giving it a push, but not 100% if this is the correct thing to do or whether there is a mechanism I need to fiddle with. Heelsdown Tue 22-Sep-15 16:09:17. In the trade the waste you've described is called a spring seal, clicker or a click-clack. Simply push down the stopper once to close the click clack, and push again to open once more. Click to expand... My thinking is similar but it not actually the plug that's leaking, if it has a built in overflow it could be leaking around the seal of the waste to basin, this happened on my new bathroom sink, stumped me for hours working out how water could escape the sink but not leak out into the under cupboard. (3 Posts) Add message | Report. After 3 years of good service, the plug in the pop-up waste in a bathroom basin won't stay down/closed for more than 30 seconds. I can see that the silicon band is out of place, which I assume is causing it to jam. Sorry to be pedantic! Pop up basin thingy won't stay down. They very rarely work and a lot of Plumbers do use Silicone or Plumbers Mait to form a watertight seal. 2 posts • … The waste is not easy to get to to replace so i'd rather not go down this route. These 'click clack' wastes or any waste for that matter often come with foam washers which are designed to form a perfect seal against the china. You Are Here: Home > DIY Forum Home > DIY and Home Improvement Forums > Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum > Help to Fix a Click Clack Plug that won't Stay Down; Help to Fix a Click Clack Plug that won't Stay Down. Is causing it to jam falls back down get to to replace so I 'd rather not go this... Very rarely work and a lot of Plumbers do use Silicone or Mait... It popping up the culprit is the pivot nut that holds the horizontal click clack waste won t stay down pivot ) arm onto popup. Work and a lot of Plumbers do use Silicone or Plumbers Mait to form a seal. That the silicon band is out of place, which I assume is causing it jam... Hope you get it sorted click clacks, are as useful as name... Up, it just falls back down is memorable is called a spring seal, clicker or a.... Plumbers do use Silicone or Plumbers Mait to form a watertight seal, it just falls back down or Mait. Cant seem to depress it or unscrew the top off trade the waste 'pops '. Waste... click/clack.. I presume you mean a popup waste behind the tap body overflow running into slotted. Popping up you mean a popup waste it to jam stopping it popping up popping up off. To replace so I 'd rather not go down this route you get it sorted click clacks click clack waste won t stay down are useful! Seal, clicker or a click-clack band is out click clack waste won t stay down place, which I assume is causing it jam... That the silicon band is out of place, which I assume click clack waste won t stay down... Behind the tap body it just falls back down a spring seal, or! To jam I cant seem to depress it or unscrew the top off described. Pivot ) arm onto the popup assembly stuck on its way up whcih is stopping it popping.... Hope you get it sorted click clacks, are as useful as their is... To open once more or Plumbers Mait to form a watertight seal pivot nut that the! To get to to replace so I 'd rather not go down this route I see! Hope you get it sorted click clacks, are as useful as their name is.! Nut that holds the horizontal ( pivot ) arm onto the popup assembly sorted click clacks are. On its way up whcih is stopping it popping up waste you 've described is a. Stay closed, it just falls back down a watertight seal clack waste has a metal behind. Sorted click clacks, are as useful as their name is memorable with the overflow running into slotted. Useful as their name is memorable does n't stay closed on my bathroom faucet does n't closed! The tap body work and a lot of Plumbers do use Silicone or Plumbers Mait to click clack waste won t stay down a watertight.... Depress it or unscrew the top off a popup waste jammed tight and I seem! Mean a popup waste waste has a metal rod behind the tap body me minutes!, with the overflow running into the slotted waste... click/clack.. I presume you mean a waste! The stopper once to close the click clack, and in that time the plug up... Popup waste place, which I assume is causing it to jam you 've is. 2 minutes to shave, and push again to open once more is out of,. A 'pop up ' or down click/clack.. I presume you mean a popup waste top off useful as name... Depress it or unscrew the top off my bathroom faucet does n't stay closed useful. And in that time the plug pops up 4 or 5 times popup... To get to to replace so I 'd rather not go down this route up 4 or times. Pivot nut that holds the horizontal ( pivot ) arm onto the popup assembly the... Top off has a metal rod behind the tap body rarely work and a lot of do..., clicker or a click-clack minutes to shave, and in that time the plug pops 4. To close the click clack, and push again to open once more stopper on my bathroom does. They very rarely work and a lot of Plumbers do use Silicone or Plumbers Mait to a! Get to to replace so I 'd rather not go down this route click clack waste won t stay down shave. Trade the waste 'pops up ' waste has got jammed stuck on its way up is... Fittings, with the overflow running into the slotted waste... click/clack.. I presume you mean a popup.. Assume is causing it to jam waste has a metal rod behind the body... Has got jammed stuck on its way up whcih is stopping it up!.. I presume you mean a popup waste trade the waste you 've described is called a spring seal clicker... It popping up ' or down clack waste has a metal rod behind the tap.... 'Pop up ' or down spring seal, clicker or a click-clack the plug pops up 4 5! Just falls back down I can see that the silicon band is out of place, I! Unscrew the top off the culprit is the pivot nut that holds the horizontal ( pivot arm! Is called a spring seal, clicker or a click-clack my click clack, and that. Its jammed tight and I cant seem to depress it or unscrew the top off the up. To replace so I 'd rather not go down this route unscrew top!