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Answered 2010-03-25 02:50:57

Check the flush valve to see if it is sealing tight.

Check the fill valve to see if it needs to be rebuilt or replaced.

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Why will toilet fill with water but won't flush?

because it is clogged If a toilet has a blockage it will over flowWhen you say the toilet will fill are you talking about the tank?


Why does the toilet bowl not fill up all the way after a flush?

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Where do you put water in the toilet to fill?

You don't, it should com up the pipe joined to tank.


Why does your toilet take so long to fill after a flush?

The toilet may take so long to fill after you flush because the water pressure is so low. Generally, the water should fill up the tank in less than a minute.


How can you fix a toilet that runs after flushing and will fill up with too much water in the back of the toilet?

Your float or other apparatus in the tank is not measuring the amount of water that is coming into the tank properly. It needs to be adjusted.



What to do if your toilet won't fill up with enough water in the toilet bowl?

look inside your tank and see that the toilet bowl fill tube is connected and flowing with water when flushed. the fill tube is a 1/4-3/8" tube that is connected to the fill valve to the overflow and it should be spraying water down the overflow when the fill valve is filling. or Call a plumber


Why does the toilet tank stay empty and not fill up with water?

Do you watch it not get filled up? There is a little hose inside the tank that helps fill the toilet when the tank is filling. It may be detached from the vertica pipe. < --- this answer is for the bowl not filling up after you flush the toilet There can be many reasons why the tank will not fill up and one of them can be because your chain that pulls the rubber flapper up to flush is either caught on something or the rubber flapper can be pulled to high and will not fall back down to close. Another is if you have a plastic cone flapper then the flush handle bar that slips into the plastic cone sleeve can be wedged against the toilet tank. another reason can be because your fill valve is clogged or the water is shut off.


How does a toilet tank fill up with water?

there is many different toilet tanks that use different fill valves but the concept is the same EXCEPT for pressure assist or (mostly in commercial buildings) flush valves which do not have toilet tanks. When water flows into the tank threw the open valve it begins to fill up the tank and while the tank is filling it is also raising the float which is connect to the valve and when the float raises to a set height it shuts of the fill valve by pressure from the float arm. Pressure assist toilets have pressure tanks inside the toilet tank and uses the pressure from the supply line to flush the bowl, I think they are the best toilets to buy if you don't mind the noise and if you have good water.



What is the width of a toilet tank?

The width of a toilet tank can vary in size. The average width of a toilet tank is about 18 inches.


Why won't the back of the toilet fill up after flushing?

The toilet tank does not fill up after flushing because your float valve is either bad or set wrong. You need to try to change the setting. If that does not work, you need to replace it.


Why does toilet fill by itself?

Most likely the flapper in the bottom of the tank is not sealing and letting water seep into the bowel.


Why does the toilet bowl fill but the tank does not?

Sounds like the flap that allows water to enter the bowl from the tank, isn't sealing. If this is true, the water will be constantly running.


What causes water to spurt and run inside an 8 year old kohler toilet tank?

typically these two problems are caused by two different things. A running toilet is most commonly caused by a leaking flapper (when you push down on the flush handle a chain lifts the flapper and lets the water escape the tank and "flush' into the bowl.) a water spurt is usually caused by a faulty fill valve (the part in the tank that attaches to the water supply and fills the tank after it is flushed.) with an 8 year old toilet both of these parts would most likely be worn out, either thru age or use. T Line



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Will a American standard toilet tank fit a glacier bay toilet


Why would a toilet run a little on the first floor when the toilet on the second floor directly above is flushed?

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How do you find the numger for kohler toilet tank?

Inside the tank, usually on the back wall, there will be a number impressed into the porcelain. This is the tank number for a two piece toilet, or a model number for a one piece toilet. It's usually a four digit number, sometimes preceded with a K- (example: K-1234). Sometimes this info is repeated on the underside of the lid. Usually the lid also has a five digit number, which is the lid number. All of these numbers can help you find the replacement parts to repair your toilet.


Why does the toilet bowl not fill up with water?

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What is flush tank?

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Which part of a toilet tank assembly is the supply valve for water to the tank?

That is a fill valve and is part of the ballcock system. When someone pulls the lever, that pulls the chain and lifts the flush valve flapper and empties the tank into the bowl. That causes the float to drop, opening the fill valve and allowing water from the supply to enter and refill the tank.


Why does toilet bowl fill lower than previous waterline?

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