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#16 How to fix a leaky toilet

#16 How to fix a leaky toilet

This video explains two different possibilities for why your toilet may be leaking – the fill valve, or the flush valve seal. This video shows you step by step how to easily fix both of these problems yourself. Please follow instructions carefully or alternatively, reach out to Yates Plumbing and Gas for help.

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Firstly, shut the water off to the tank via the shut off valve clockwise. Remove the toilet lid and flush the toilet to remove all water in tank. Clean out the remaining water. Then unscrew the nut clockwise from fill valve, remove fill valve from tank, install new fill valve back in hole. Then go underneath the toilet and reconnect nut fill valve as well as the supply line.

If it is leaking as a result of the second reason -remove flapper, reinstall new flapper and reconnect chain to handle. Now fill toilet up with water turn and shut off valve into ON position. Once the water reaches level, flush the toilet and test for leaks. Close tank lid.

If you need any further assistance, feel free to reach out to Yates Plumbing and Gas. We are local Brisbane plumbers, with a passion for excellence. Our friendly qualified team can help you with all of your plumbing and gas needs.

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