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rmartin66 09-12-2010 11:47 AM

Broke shut off valve?
 
My toilet started leaking. In order to test where is was leak from I turned the toilet water shut off valve off. The water stopped, I was able to check the flopper and determined that was not the problem. I turned the valve back open, but the water does not come back.

I am thinking that the internal part of the valve broke when I tried to turn it back on...does this sound right? Does anyone have any other ideas what could have happened?

Thanks

the_man 09-12-2010 11:57 AM

fill valve or angle stop. Take the supply line off the fill valve, put it in a bucket, and turn the stop on. If water comes out, replace the fill valve. If not replace the angle stop. If the valve doesn't completely shut off, replace both :thumbup:

rmartin66 09-12-2010 12:01 PM

It is an angle valve, I am at work right now, as soon as I get home I am going to town on it.


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