Repairing a Toilet

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Introduction: Repairing a Toilet

my toilet was leaking from 2 spots and lacking bad. The 2 pics are of what broke the water line and the fill valve. the rubber seal on the fill valve was cracked and the lone had a pin hole in it

Step 1: Turn Off Water and Flush Toilet (VERY IMPORTANT!!!)

You'll get wet otherwise

Step 2: Drain the Tank and Hose

unscrew fill valve and drain into a bucket

Step 3: Start Assembly of New Fill Valve

pretty simple just make sure the rubber seal is tight and don't screw it too tight

Step 4: Attach Water Lines

In picture 5 is the adapter that was needed to fit the line on and in picture 1 I hooked up the drainage tube.

Step 5: Attach the Floater

after you get everything else together turn the water on and make sure it will stop at the fill line

Step 6: Make Any Necessary Adjustments

Do a few test flushes and now you're done

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    the flapper that was on there was functioning properly so I didn't replace it. I will use the other flapper when it is needed.

    Why didn't you install the new flapper that came with the ballcock valve?

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    You should also check to make sure that your flapper is not leaking water down the drain.