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The tank no longer fills with water so the toilet doesn't flush. Unit has been problem free for almost 10 years. Water supply valve in the back opens and closes. Simply quit.

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It's probably your fill valve has gone kaput! try replacing that. turn the water off disconnect the water suppily line and there should be one nut under the toilet tank and then the whole valve should pop right out and you can pick up a new one . fluidmaster makes the best one! and just follow their instructions on installing it.

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Why do i have to hold my toilet lever to flush?


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.
The fix is to replace the float valve. Parts are available at most hardware and plumbing supply stores.
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After a flush, water tank fills up but water will not shut off automatically, have to shut off the main water supply at the bottom of the toilet after each fill up.


There is a problem with your fill valve. The fill valve has a float connected to it, that rises up as the water level reaches its correct level, which then shuts off the water entering the tank.
Replace the fill valve. They run in the neighborhood of $10-15.

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Toilet Flushing


Is your supply valve on below the toilet? Maybe the float inside the tank is stuck in the up position? Or else the float valve is stuck. Shut off the supply valve below the toilet tank. Take off the line going to the tank. Slowly open up the valve a little does water come out? If it does, I would replace the float assembly with a new one. If there is no water, then the problem is in the plumbing going to the supply valve in your house. Good luck and please rate my answer so I get points

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The toilet flushes but it won't fill. I can turn the water supply off and then back on, then it fills normally.When the tank is full, I can push the float down and no new water enters. when I flush,...


Hi!please kindly check your fill valve if it is working correctly.I thought the problem is in your fill valve.Kindly adjust the floater of your fill valve.

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After the toilet is flushed and the water in the tank drops the floats drops but even with additional downward pressure water doesn't fill up the tank in earnest.


ok...first turn off the water supply at the shuttoff valve under the tank(presuming you have one if not shut the water off some how) disconnect the supply line from the flote valve and hold it into a 5 gal bucket while you turn the water back on slowly. if you are getting good pressure from the supply line then the flote valve is bad or has been obstructed by foreign matter.

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The toilet isnt flushing and water is not filling into the cistern? (at the top) how do i fix this problem??


If I understand correctly, the tank that holds water is not filling up with water.

1) If this is the problem, then you need new toilet fill valve.
Or clean sediment out of existing fill valve by removing and soaking in CLR calcium rust lime.

To replace fill valve:
Look at water supply line coming into tank.
Supply line connects to fill valve.

Buy new fill valve at home center, hardware store, or walmart, or online.
There are two nuts connected to valve. Each nut has companion rubber washer

One nut & washer seal water supply line to tank.
Second nut & washer seal valve to tank.

2) If water tank is full of water, but water does not flow rapidly into bowl when you push flush lever, then your toilet is clogged with sediment.

To solve sediment problem when flush water will not flow rapidly into tank, then buy CLR calcium lime rust.
Pour CLR down into overflow tube located inside water tank.
Make a funnel by cutting off bottom of water bottle, or cut paper cup into a funnel.
Pour cup-full after cup-full of CLR into overflow tube until sediment and CLR are coming out all flush holes located under-rim on bowl.

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The toilet takes a long time to refill after a flush would there be a certain part that is plugged or wore out ?


Is the flapper valve slow to return to the closed postion allowing water to flow through the flush valve? Make sure the toilet flapper is moving freely and is sealing properly against the flush valve. If there is no lengthy or continual water flow in to the toilet bowl then this is not the problem.

Is the water valve on the water fill line to the toilet tank fully open? This may seem silly but it could be this simple.

Check to make sure your fill valve is opening fully. If you have an older toilet there may be some deposits that need to be cleaned way to allow free movement.

If toilet does eventually fill to the desired level, there is no leakage, water valve on fill line is fully open and fill valve is opening fully then recommend you shut off water supply, drain toilet and disconnect water fill line from the water valuve and toilet tanke to make sure there is not a blockage. If the water line and connections are clear you may need to remove the fill pipe in the tank and check for blockage. If this is very old, conisdering the cost and effort, it may be simpler to replace at this time rather than trying to extend the life.

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Toilet flushes fine but when the tank has filled it seems like the float ball keeps bobbing up and down letting more water or air into the tank. it will do this 5/6 times then quits. its almost like it is...


The ball float follows the tank water level, and repeated cycles of the float dropping and opening the fill valve would likely reflect a leak in the flush valve. You could try adjusting the float arm downward so that it will respond to a lower water level. Try turning off the supply valve, flushing it and listen for water leaking past the flush valve after it closes. If it does, replace the flapper or adjust the chain.

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Toilet keeps running water in back tank keeps running over top of drain hole


You don't have to replace, You just need to adjust the fill valve. If you have the ball **** type just tight the top phillips screw. If you have the newer type, close the water valve under the tank and Push down a plastic ring at the bottom of the filling valve, Push down the top of the valve, lift the plastic ring to it's place and open the water valve.

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Toto Toilet - no water flow to refill tank after flush


Remove the tank lid and look at the fill valve. Is it a yellow valve?
This fill valve is common on the Toto Toilets and can easliy plug with debrie.

They can be disassmbled and cleaned. however, I usually just replace the valve with Fluid Master Fill valve.
You will also want to check the water coming into the toilet by turning off the water that supplies the toilet and disconnecting the water supply line. After removing the water supply line turn on the water at the valve to make sure that the water is flowing properly. Check the supply line also to make sure it is not plugged.
Be sure and place a small container to catch the water that will come from the valve. A towell will also help from making too much of a mess.
If the Supply line and the valve are clear the problem is in the fill valve.
The G-Max system denotes the Flushiing system which is a 3" flapper that allows the water from the tank to flow into the bowl quicker.
Good Toilets!

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