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SOURCE: My toilet is leaking around the flapper. It does

remove old flapper, go to local hardware store and get a replacement for about $4.
do not forget to turn water off and flush it to clear the tank first. clean the fapper seat too.

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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your float is stuck

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: The toilet is only 2 months' old. The water keeps

Remove the top of the water tank.
check to be sure that the flush cover (about in the center of the tank) can close all the way. It seats into a 2 inch hole - and must seat all the way around. If it fails to seat, then the fill valve (on the left side of the tank) will continously let water into the tank.

As a starter experiment, you may try just turning whe water off at the wall shut off. Then inspect the tank to confirm that it is losing water.
If confirmed, then the above solution is correct.
If it is not losing water, then the fill valve is faulty and will need to be replaced (it is allowing water to over flow into the "OverFlow" tube.....

I recommend that you keep the water turned off at the wall until the toilet is needed - and the problem is repaired.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a toto beamis

Be sure and check and verify that the water setting isn't to high and is allowing the water to run into the overflow and thus not letting the valve cutoff... Most all have water height adjustments .....depending on the valve, it could have a screw you can adjust or pinch clamp you would squeeze together and slide up or down to adjust....... other problem could be flapper not sealing off and allowing water to empty from tank to the bowl would not hurt to take a look at it also......hope this helps.....

Posted on Sep 05, 2011

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SOURCE: After flushing, the toilet keeps running. However, if I turn off the water supply, and then turn back on, the toilet stops running until the next time it is flushed. Toilet makes a

It could be the type of flap you are using. I would suggest you try a different shaped flapper (a cone would work best) and if that doesn't do it, put a new kit into the unit, because it could be that the float system is sticking causing it to continue running.

Posted on Jan 10, 2012

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