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Water constantly runs in toilet. occasionally will semi-flush on it's own. How do I adjust mechanisms to prevent this?

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Change the rubber flapper in the bottom of the tank. This is the way water stays or leaves the tank. You can find the flapper by taking the top off the tank. Flush the stool and you will see the flapper come up . it is at the center bottom of the tank. turn the water off to replace it, and flush the tank after you have turned the water off to get as much water out of the tank as possible to replace the flapper. you can get a new flapper at any hardware store for just a few dollars

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