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bad flapper valve. cheap and easy to replace. check with lowes or Home Depot Plumbing dept. they can tell you exactly what you need and how to install it.

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Q: Why does a toilet tank not refill if the water is turned on and the water goes directly into the toilet?
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Why doesn't the toilet bowl fill after flush?

Refill tube not connected /working.Float valve stuck or water turned off


Why is there no running water in the toilet?

water is turned off ??


Just installed a new flapper on my toilet and turned off the water to do so at the toilet then on again but the water shutoff pops out after every flush and it won't refill Help?

It depends what you mean by shut off POPPING OUT? More info needed


What does it mean when there is only a little water in the toilet?

Partical stoppage. Bad Venting , Refill tube not working


What does the hose that goes from the toilet valve to the overflow do?

That device is called the refill tube. This allows water to go down the overflow tube to refill the water closet bowl while the tank is filling.


How do you replace the refill valve in toilet resivoir?

Refill valve is a very important component in your toilet since it fills the tank of the toilet after every flush. This valve uses a float to turn the water on and off. This is a plumber related work, only a professional plumber can repair it. alliedallcityinc.com


Why would a toilet fill up with water if the water was turned off?

You have a bad shut off valve.


Why is water still coming out of the toilet shut off valve under the toilet even though the main valve outside has been turned off water is not coming out of any taps in the house?

It is just water draining down from the pipes, or sphiphoning out of the water heater. Open both hot and cold taps on the highest sink and the lowest fixture. If the lowest happens to be the toilet, flush it and let it refill. Once should be enough to empty the lines.


Why would a toilet make a false flushing noise?

It's not a "false flushing." The system is designed to refill when the water in the tank drops below a certain point. This "flushiing" noise that you hear is probably the water running into the tank to refill it. There is probably a leak into the toilet, very small that it's almost unnoticeable, but still there. Check it out.


Why would the water in the toilet bowl be hot?

I assume you mean the water is hot when you flush it. If so the toilet has been plumbed into the hot water system when it should be plumbed into the cold. That happened to me once I thought the toilet was going through menopause, However as it turned out however the hot flushes turned out to be a hot water pipe being connected rather then a cold water pipe.


What is created when water vapor in a cloud is turned directly into crystals?

Snow


Why would a toilet tank not refill if the water is turned on?

You most likely have a problem either with the tank's gasket system (water keeps leaking back to bowl) or else the shutoff valves are faulty (poor water transport). You could also have trash either in your shut off valve or in your fill valve in the tank.


What should you do to prevent toilet from overflowing when water is turned on after being turned off for eight hours?

There should be no reason the toilet would overflow. The water being turned off should have no effect on it. As long as the drain is clear even if the shut off valve in the tank didn't work, the water will just go down the drain.


Will it hurt the septic system to use cottage toilet in winter with water off and drained lines filled with antifreeze could you flush with water from lake and refill antifreeze?

Just use a bucket to pour water directly into the bowl and then replace the anti freeze. That way it is only that bowl and not the tank that needs to be dealt with.


Why is there no water from any faucet or toilet?

The most obvious answer is that the water has been turned off outside the house. Typically, the water dept. does this if there's a billing problem.


When the water valves under the sink or toilet are shut off the water till floes when the sink or toilet are turned on Why?

The washer in the shut off valve has probably split or come off completely over time.


What would cause a toilet to stop filling up with water?

Defective refill device. Replace or adjust. Also check the flapper to make sure it is sealing properly.


Why does the toilet not flush?

Assuming you have a regular tank toilet with a ball float and rubber flap and that the water is turned on and the tank is filling, the most common cause of a toilet not flushing is a broken or detached chain that runs from the handle lever to te rubber flap that keeps the water in the tank.


How clean is toilet water?

Toilet water is extremely dirty.


Which type of precipitation form when water vapor changes directly into a solid?

It would be turned into hail.


Does flushing a toilet not use water?

Flushing a toilet uses the water contained in the toilet tank.


Is there a valve or gadget available to stop scalding when toilet flushes or freezing when sink is turned on?

There are temperature balanced shower bodies that will adjust the hot water flow when it senses that the cold water flow drops due to flushing the toilet.


Why does the water temp change in the shower when you flush a toilet?

The water temp in the shower is determined by the mix of hot and cold water that runs thru the showerhead at any given moment. When we wish to raise the water temp- we simply limit the flow of cold water, thereby slightly changing this mix. When we flush the toilet, its water tank immediately (and automatically) start to refill. Refilling obviously takes (cold) water straight from our home plumbing. If our plumbing consists of narrow pipes (or if its partly clotted), the water which is drawn by the toilet refill process runs at the expense of other water consumers - such as the shower. This, in turn, practically limits the amount of cold water thar runs to the showerhead, hence changing its temp.


What causes the pipes to vibrate even when the water is turned off?

They have probably got air bubbles in them. It may be a worn out ballcock at a toilet.


When you flush your toilet the water rises in the bowl and the stuff doesn't flush away What is wrong?

The main drain is plugged. You may need to remove the toilet and snake directly down the drain.