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How do you stop a power flush toilet from constantly running?

We had to turn off the water main recently to fix a leaky spigot in the laundry area. When we turned the main back on, it wouldn't quit running. Please tell me this is something simple.

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You'll have to see if the water is leaking past the flush stopper or into the overflow tube. The tube is the little pipe where water drains if the tank is filled too high. The flush stopper is a rubber flapper mounted on the bottom of the overflow tube. If water is running into the tube, then the flush valve may be stuck, so shake it up and down (gently) and hopefully it will be freed. If water is not running into the tube, then reach down and try to seat the flapper stopper to see if something was lodged there to keep it from seating all the way. Would be a simple fix either way.

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