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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.

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Q: Why does the toilet bowl fill but the tank does not?
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Why does the toilet bowl not fill up all the way after a flush?

Inside the toilet tank there should be a small hose off of the fill valve that should be clipped to the inside of the fill tube to allow water to fill the bowl while it refills the tank after flushing.

Why does the toilet bowl not fill up with water?

the toilet bowl will fill the bowl to a specific level to allow the trap to work properly and once the tank is done filling then you should have no water running into the bowl. To test and see if your tank is leaking into your bowl just put a few drops of food coloring in your filled tank and if you see the color in your bowl then you most likely have a leaky flapper or flush valve or can be your height of your tank water is to high and its running through the overflow or the fill valve is syphoning.

How do you fix a dual flush toilet when the tank won't fill with water?

putt More water in the bowl

What would cause a toilet to overflow?

Which part, the tank or the bowl? If it's the tank, you have a problem with a restriction between the tank and the bowl. If it's the bowl, you have an obstruction in either the neck of the toilet or the drain pipe below the toilet.

What is the bolt that connects the toilet tank and the toilet bowl?

They are called tank bolts.

Why does your toilet bowl not have mounting holes for the tank?

not all toilet bowls and tanks are compatible. If your toilet bowl has no holes for a tank it most likely a bowl that is made for a flush valve, or a high or low boy mounted tank.

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 toilet bowl fill lower than previous waterline?

If the toilet bowl fills lower than the previous waterline, the tank may not be working properly. Check that the float is moving freely and allowing the tank to refill all the way. Also make sure the filler tube is filling the toilet and is not directed elsewhere.

Is a toilet bowl a safe source of water during an emergency?

Not the bowl, the tank

Water runs out on the floor when toilet is flushed?

Possibly wax ring or toilet tank to toilet bowl gasket.

Does tank wiggle on handicapped higher toilet and why?

It has nothing to do with being a handicapped toilet, the bolts holding the tank to the bowl just aren't tight enough.

Why does toilet bowl water fill up with milky color but tank is clear water?

Because the water is see through and a toilet bowl colour is white/milky and a tank is also see through so the water is see through. Thhe water colour appearance is due to the colour influence of the container it's in.

What is the Toilet tank made of?

Clay or porcelain same as the bowl

Can toilet bowl water back up in tank when flushed?


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.

Why would my toilet bowl empty out?

A toilet that slowly looses all of the water out of the tank or bowl when it has not been used for a log time is experiencing a condition that renders the toilet almost unusable. When you flush a toilet, the water in both the tank and the bowl empty out, only to be immediately replenished with fresh water.

Why is there already water in toilet bowls?

Under what circumstance? New toilet, when you turn the water on, water goes down the overflow tube to fill the bowl. You don't have to flush it the first time to fill the bowl.

What should you do if the tank bowl will not fill and the water keeps going through the overflow tube into the toilet bowl?

Buy a new toilet. The trap in the toilet probably has a crack in it allowing the water in the bowl to leak out.ANS 2 - Have you carefully inspected the bowl for cracks ? - Please do this first, before rushing out and wasting money. There may be other reasons for this/

Why does a toilet drain without flushing?

What is draining, the tank or the bowl? If it is the tank you beed a new flapper. If it is the bowl, it could be normal or you have a crack in the pocelam.

Can you place a Kohler toilet tank onto an American Standard toilet bowl?

yes i have don it befor

Why would there be white chalky dirt in a toilet tank that causes the flapper to not close completely I'm guessing and the water to run every 15 minutes to fill up the tank?

Usually caused by drop in toilet bowl cleaners. They also eat away the rubber flappers

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.

In a toilet install, do you set up the bowl or the tank first?

Because most domestic toilets are designed with the tank perched on top of the bowl pedestal, you need to attach the bowl first. Make sure to have the toilet bowl wax ring securely in place before placing the bowl and bolting it down.

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.

Do you need to pour water into the tank or the bowl to flush the toilet?

You would need to pour the water into the bowl.

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