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How to Repair a Running Toilet

By: Allen Lyle

Toilets that run constantly or don’t flush properly are a common problem. Solutions include:

  • Adjust the float to control the water level in the tank.
  • Replace the flapper valve at the bottom of the tank.
  • Adjust the chain length between the handle and flapper valve.
  • Replace corroded or broken chain.

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  • Dana Sprague Says:
    October 3rd, 2010 at 10:30 am

    I have a toilet that phantom flushes every so often when not in use? Would that also be the flapper valve?


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