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Water continually running into my toilet bowl. how do i make it stop?

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IF YOU PRESS UR BALLCOCK DOWN IN THE CISTERN YOU WILL STOP THE WATER DRIBBLING IN THE TOILET ,JUST VERY SLIGHTLY BEND THE METAL BAR IN THE MIDDLE AND IT WILL STAY DRIP FREE,OR PUT A LITTLE WEIGHT ON THE METAL BAR NEAR THE BALLCOCK...ROB

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