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Problem: water tank running water and refilling itself

Problem: running water and refilling itself every +/- 20 minutes inside the toilet tank. --Champion American Standard toilet
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    American standard champion 4 looses water in tank and runs about every 15 to 20 minutes

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Probably the flapper valve is not seating correctly over the outlet. you can fix it by reaching in and twisting the valve one way or the other till it seats properly and the leak will stop.

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