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My toilet water wouldn't stop running into the bowl after flushing. I fixed it and made a video on how. It's a Briggs 1.6gpf/6Lpf.

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How do I stop water running into pan after toilet has been flushed &refilled.


If there is water still running into the toilet bowl, there is a problem with your flapper or flush valve. The most common problem, and least expensive to fix, is the flapper has gone bad and is allowing water to escape past it. Replace the flapper and the water should stop running. If not, it is possible the flush valve or one of the seals holding it to the tank has gone bad and needs replaced. Try replacing the whole flush valve. They come in a kit that includes the valve, flapper, and seals.

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water drips from small holes upper sides of toilet


There may be something jamming the shut off control valve This is fully covered if you past this link in your browser; http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Running-Toilet

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Toilet runs slightly, can minimally depress the handle to release a bit of water, and it will stop. How to fix?


Toilet runs continuously or doesn't flush adequately

Jiggling the handle might work for a while, but if your toilet is always running or doesn't flush adequately, you need to perform these simple fixes that usually can tame a noisy, inefficient toilet.

Check the Chain

The chain attached to the rubber flapper often becomes loose, causing incomplete flushing and/or continuous running. To fix it, remove links from the chain using needle-nosed pliers until it's tight.

Check Water Level

Improper water levels can also cause problems with your toilet. This can be fixed by adjusting the ball ****, which is located next to the overflow pipe, the open tube to the right of the handle. Adjust the ball **** so the water comes to ½ " below the overflow pipe.

Clean the Surface of the Flush Valve

A continuously running toilet can also be the result of a faulty flush valve. Because the valve is made of rubber, it can decompose or warp allowing water to escape from the tank into the bowl. Clean the sealing surface to see if this will improve the seal. If too decomposed or warped the valve may need to be replaced.

Replace the Flapper

Remove old flapper and replace with a suitable replacement. Attach the flapper to the overflow pipe inside the bowl. Then attach the lever chain from the flapper to the handle lever making sure the chain is taut.

This video will help familairaize you with the flushing mechanism and the repair:

Dec 18, 2010 | Toto Drake ADA Compliant Toilet with...

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water leaking inside toilrt bowl


The flush megnisems rubber has parished.
Step1. open sistern and locate the flush meganisem, [shoold 90% of time be the gajet in middel]

Step2.unhook or unscrew all the handels conected to it,

Step3. turn the meganisem left, it wil pop out and at the bottom after you pop it out u see a black rubber that looks damaged, go to plumbing shop with the rubber and they will give u 1 ,its cheeep.

that should fix it.

plz rate my advice


Jul 12, 2010 | Eljer Toilet Onepiece Canterbury ...

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