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Aquasource toilet It is not flushing well. the flapper closes, leaving 1/4 of the water in the tank.

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You will need to adjust the chain. They are just clipped at any point when coming from the factory not at the opyimal length. It will take a little effort to find the desired length as sometimes the trick to getting the valve to remain open longer is opposite of what one would expect. I mean there is a point to where there will be more slack in the line than you might expect to get the valve to stay open for the optimal duration.
Hope this helps you.

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there are allot holes around rime inside they get clogged over time because water quality very hard to get there to clean best bet replace toilet

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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I have minute amount of leakage into the bowl causing mold to grow. I believe that it may be the rubber seal for the flapper body to the porcelain.

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SOURCE: toilet tank will not refill with water after flushing

I fixed the problem. There was a clog in the pipes so i just flushe dthe pipes out.
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You need to replace the flapper and you will need to purchase one specifically for the Kohler toilet. I have the same toilet and tried using a generic flapper and from experiance, it didn't work until I bought the correct one and I'm a plumber! Have a great night.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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Hi Nathan:
If you lift the tank lid off and flush the toilet you will see that a flapper valve lifts to let the water drain from the tank. The flapper valves are designed to stay in the closed position when the tank fills, but to float when the tank is flushed.
The problem will probably be that the flapper valve no longer floats due to saturation with water, or a leak that has allowed water inside the float.
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The flapper valve should be adjusted so it has only enough chain/rope to close plus a bit extra. If its too loose it may go too far back and take too long to close, if at all. If its too tight it will not close at all, and water keeps running. The tank water level should be set approximately 1/2" below the top of the overflow tube.

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