Replace a Leaking Toilet Flush Valve. Fix a running toilet by replacing the Flush Valve. This toilet was running on and off all day long, wasting gallons and gallons of water a day. The culprit was not the usual suspect on a broken toilet, the fill valve; the problem was the flush valve. Water was leaking past the flapper on the flush valve causing the fill valve to need to top off the water level all day long.
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The flush valve on this toilet was replaced with a universal fit, 3 inch flush valve. This universal flush valve fit nicely and was a near direct replacement. The flush valve was purchased at Home Depot for around $13. There is another style of universal flush valve available that is more adaptable to different toilets.
Tools & Supplies needed on this repair:
- flat head screw driver
- 14mm or 9/16th wrench
- pipe wrench
- something to clean the toilet
- universal fit 3" flush valve
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