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How do I stop s running toilet

How do I stop the toilet from keep running slowly after flushing?

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@allankjel,Allan, Probable bad flapper or fill valve. A worn/faulty flapper could be the issue by allowing water to leak past. A failing fill valve can prevent a toilet tank from filling properly, or cause the toilet to fill continuously. The toilet flapper opens to allow water to flow from the toilet tank into the bowl when the toilet is flushed. Afterwards, it closes as the toilet tank fills back up. If water is constantly flowing from your toilet tank, chances are your flapper is not functioning properly and will require a replacement. Link below is a installation guide for replacement flapper and fill valve. A lot of plumbers will suggest to change both at the same time as insurance, as one fails very possible for the other piece to fail in near future, and the replacement parts are normally low cost. Good luck. I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button.

Toilet Flapper Replacement

Toilet Fill Valve Replacement

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Toilet Flapper Replacement



5 - 10 minutes

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Toilet Fill Valve Replacement



10 - 15 minutes

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