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The toilet is filling up with water, but it will not flush. It keeps filling with water and does not stop filling. I tried using different lengths on my arm chain, to create more and less pressure, but still it keeps filling. Who do I get my Eljer #150-403 to flush?

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I am not clear on what you are saying. if there is no water in the tank then the flapper on the bottom must not be closing correctly. check that

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