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You have a bad shut off valve.

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Q: Why would a toilet fill up with water if the water was turned off?
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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 will toilet fill with water but won't flush?

because it is clogged < nopeIf a toilet has a blockage it will over flowWhen you say the toilet will fill are you talking about the 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 would dark water fill the toilet when it is flushed?

My toilet is doing the same thing this morning. We had a big rain last night. Could this be part of the cause?

How many rolls of toilet paper would take to fill a basketball court?

How many rolls of toilet paper would it take to fill a basketball court?

How do you fill a toilet drain not in use?

You can't fill a toilet drain not in use as there is no 'trap' to fill with water. The best thing is to get a toilet flange cover from a plumbing store and install it on the toilet flange - i.e. the circular fitting in the floor that the toilet would normally sit on.By simple pouring a few gallons of cold water to replenish the trap seal of the fixture .. check it every few weeks to make sure there is still water above the crown weir

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.

Water pressure surges when flushing toilet?

Replace the fill valve.

Why does the water in the toilet fill up and not go down?

because its clogged.

Can dogs drink toilet water?

My little dog did when I unfortunately forgot to fill its water bowl! But fortunately the toilet had been flushed and the water was RELATIVELY clean.

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.

Why would water come from the bottom of the toilet and both toilets and bath tubs have water that will not drain?

you most definitely have a clog in your line.your toilet and bathtub are both draining in the same spot so if your flushing the toilet and there is a clog the water is most likely going to fill in the tub

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

putt More water in the bowl

Why would a toilet when flushed fill the bowl completely of water and then the bath plug hole would bubble up with water?

It's possible that you have a blockage, on the toilet line and the water is coming up in the tub to alleviate pressure. Or, your vent may be clogged causing what is called back syphonage, causing the water not to push out.

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.

Do you put water in your vehicle when its turned on or off?

You would add coolant (not water) to the vehicle's reservoir when it is off and cooled down. Fill it to the cold line.

How much crap would it take to get to the moon?

Alot more than it would to fill your toilet

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.

How do you plug a toilet bowl so it can be filled with water and vinegar?

Fill a small balloon with water and ease it into place.

When I flush m toilet why is it not filling with water?

If your toilet does not fill properly then maybe Three main rezones behind it. Faulty fill valve 2. Defective flapper or 3. Defective Fill Valve These are the main rezones for not filling the toilet tank properly or slow filling.

Why does the upstairs toilet pipes clank when flushed?

The water lines are probably not secured properly.The toilet fill valve closes and then water hammer occurs, causing a banging or clanking.

Where do you put water in the toilet to fill?

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

How much water does it take to fill a toilet bowl?

Usually about 6 litres in modern toilets.

If the supply lines are shut off why did water still fill the toilet bowl?

Might just be excess water in the lines

Why do you fill your bath tub in storm?

If the electricity for the water power plant goes out, water cannot be pumped to your toilet for flushing.