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Old 10-26-2011, 11:38 PM   #1
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flushing a toilet


why do you have to hold the handle down continous whilw flushing a toilet

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Old 10-27-2011, 12:42 AM   #2
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flushing a toilet


Usually one of three things:

1) The wrong flapper
2) The chain going from the lever to the flapper is too long
3) The water level in the tank is too low. (should be about 1/2" from the top of the overflow tube)

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