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Postby ejhartman91 » Wed Nov 24, 2021 12:43 pm

Got a running toilet that has the float thingy - want/need to replace the internals - give me all the advice
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Postby cwilkins88 » Wed Nov 24, 2021 11:55 pm

ejhartman91 wrote:Source of the post Got a running toilet that has the float thingy - want/need to replace the internals - give me all the advice


The fill valve? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UygnbjIg8CY
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Postby Tyler » Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:35 am

Replace all the internals. You need to take the tank off the seat, but it's not too bad. I've done 4 of them since owning houses. Something like this.

https://www.menards.com/main/plumbing/p ... 449&ipos=8
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Postby wags83 » Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:04 am

I think I need to do this as well to our main floor bathroom. The chain will sometimes get stuck under the stopper and if you don't catch it, it can cause the water to run slightly until you notice it and fix it.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Nov 29, 2021 11:08 am

wags83 wrote:I think I need to do this as well to our main floor bathroom. The chain will sometimes get stuck under the stopper and if you don't catch it, it can cause the water to run slightly until you notice it and fix it.
Yep, this will fix it. Do it!
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Postby bmyoungs » Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:11 pm

Tyler wrote:Replace all the internals. You need to take the tank off the seat, but it's not too bad. I've done 4 of them since owning houses. Something like this.

https://www.menards.com/main/plumbing/p ... 449&ipos=8
I feel like this wouldn't be the first thing to do though

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Postby Tyler » Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:56 pm

I've tried fixing individual parts on the toilet before just to have something else fail later. If you're going to do it, spend an extra $7 and 20 minutes and just replace all of the internal parts
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Postby Corey » Sat Dec 04, 2021 3:43 am

Do you guys have round or oblong toilets? I wish we had oblong so your junk has more space.
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Postby Tyler » Sat Dec 04, 2021 4:00 pm

Corey wrote:Source of the post Do you guys have round or oblong toilets? I wish we had oblong so your junk has more space.

If I had round I would replace the whole toilet for sure.

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