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How do I stop water running into pan after toilet has been flushed &refilled.


If there is water still running into the toilet bowl, there is a problem with your flapper or flush valve. The most common problem, and least expensive to fix, is the flapper has gone bad and is allowing water to escape past it. Replace the flapper and the water should stop running. If not, it is possible the flush valve or one of the seals holding it to the tank has gone bad and needs replaced. Try replacing the whole flush valve. They come in a kit that includes the valve, flapper, and seals.

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Newly installed toilet is intermittently running and tank empties if water supply is shut off.


Sound like the flapper is not sealing. Check to make sure taht the chain or whatever controls the flapper movement is not too tight, holding the flapper up and, that it is not so loose that it gets tangled and/or gets caught in between the flapper and sealing surface. You should maybe be able to hear the toilet leaking and if so, push down on flapper and, if the leak stops, you have definately found your culprit. The first thing I would do is check the adjustments and if all else fails, replace the flapper and see what happens. Unless it's leaking on the floor, it's really the only way you would lose the water out of the back tank, unless you could possibly have a cracked or a bad seal on the overflow tube assembly.

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The water in the tank continues to leak out and the tank has to continue to refill. I have replaced the flapper, I have taken the tank off the toilet and check gasket alignment. The tank does not leak...


There are only a coulple of places that the toilet could leak or, overflow and give you this problem. When you replaced the flapper valve, did it have an extra piece of rugger on it? Universal flappers have a round piece on them that are designed to fit over the overflow tube. If you flapper had this piece and you don't have need for it, you need to cut that out, if the flapper "hooks" to the overflow assembly. Leaving that piec on can contort the shape of the flapper and make it so it won't seal. If you are noticing constant movement(slight swirl) in the bowl, make sure the back tank is not constantly overflowing into overflow tube. If this is the case, your water level is too high. You will either need to adjust the water level and/or replace the fill valve. If you can hear the toilet running or leaking, push down on the flapper, if it stops, you have a problem with the flapper and/or the chain adjustment. When you install the flapper, you have ton make sure the chain is long enough to let the flapper fall and seal but, not so long that it can tangle or get between the the flapper and it's seal below it.

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My toilet keeps running. I tried to adjust the float with a phillips but that did not work. There is slight leaking into the chamber over the top.


If there is a continual leak in to the toilet bowl you will likely need to replace the flush valve or the toilet flapper.

As a first step try try cleaning the sealing surface of the flush valve to se if the flapper will seat and make a seal.

If this does not work and the flapper is visibly detioriated and breaking down shut off the water supply, remove the toilet flapper and visit your local plumbing supply store to purchase a suitable replacement. Install the new flapper, turn on water supply.

These illustrated instruictions may also assist:

http://www.danco.com/HowTo/How-To-Replace-a-Toilet-Flapper

Although less likely, if the sealing surface of the flush valve is damaged or detioriated proceed with replacement of the flush valve. Again turn off water supply and follow the instructions set out here:

http://www.danco.com/HowTo/How-To-Replace-a-Flush-Valve

If there is not a leak in to the toilet bowl and the water flow does not shut off completely, then water is flowing through the fill valve and the overflow pipe and you may need to adjust the float and float rod to allow clsoure of the fill valve. See here:

http://www.danco.com/HowTo/How-To-Replace-a-Float-and-Float-Rod

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Flapper leaks


this is a case that dictates you replace the flapper.

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I have installed a Fluidmaster 403 G fill valve, flapper and tank lever to the water tank in my toilet. The tank fills OK but after several minutes the water in the tank has drained out I can not see...


if no leaks in tank. push down on flapper when it fills up. if water stops draining then it is the seal under flapper that is bad. you can lift up flapper and put patrolium jelly on bottom of flapper. this may just seal it. or it needs a certain type of flapper.

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The toilet has been leaking slowly and it's trying to fill us every few mins, seems like the flapper or the seal is leaking. How do I know which one?


hold the flapper down and see if it stops leaking but it is almost positively the flapper. turn the water off, remove the old flapper, adjust the chain on the new flapper to the length of the old flapper, wipe the port area where the flapper seals to remove residue, install new flapper.

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I have the bellevue model and it keeps running even when the toilet has been flushed. It continuely seems to need more water and leaks a bit of water all of the time. It is a new toilet!


Your flapper is not sealing at the bottom of the tank. You can either return the toilet, replace the flapper, or try smearing a little vaseline on the underside of the flapper lip where it contacts the tank bottom. The latter may be all it needs to seal a tiny leak.

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Slow water leak past flapper seal.


Replace flapper, it is worn out.Turn off water valve. Flush toilet, remove flapper. Then replace flapper, adjust chain to same size as old one, then turn water back on.

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My whip dual flush toilet leaks around the flapper


the flush neck must be pitted or someting, the part that the flapper sits on that needs to be replaced.

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