Toilet Tank Is Not Filling - Plumbing - DIY Home Improvement | DIYChatroom


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-20-2010, 09:08 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Toilet tank is not filling


I have Brigg's toilet tank. All of a sudden I notice the water is not filling the tank even when the lever is activated. Any suggestion?

Advertisement

arun46032 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2010, 09:27 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Saskatoon Sk. Canada
Posts: 423
Rewards Points: 258
Default

Toilet tank is not filling


Frozen water line?Also try moving your post to Plumbing section.

Advertisement

daveb1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2010, 01:50 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 9,519
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Toilet tank is not filling


There are a few things that could cause the tank to stay dry.
The water is shut off to the toilet.
The washer at the shutoff valve could have broken and clogged the valve or pipe.
The flushing mechanism inside the toilet could be broken.
If you're in a cold climate and the pipes are in an exterior wall( as previously posted) the supply pipe could be frozen.

Do you have a basement?
Where do you live?
Any other issues with water pressure?
Ron
Ron6519 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2010, 10:31 PM   #4
Doing it myself
 
Alan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Crescent City, CA
Posts: 3,762
Rewards Points: 2,024
Send a message via AIM to Alan Send a message via MSN to Alan
Default

Toilet tank is not filling


Sometimes the supply tube gets clogged. Turn off the water to the toilet, remove the supply and see if you can blow through it. If you can, then try cracking the valve open just a touch to see if water will come out (keep a towel handy).

If water comes out of the valve, then the only other problem is the fill valve. You can try to fix it but you'll have to take it out anyway. Might as well put in a new fluidmaster 400A, and adjust as needed.
__________________
Journeyman Plumber
Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bubbles In Toilet Tank JCNimmo Plumbing 2 01-29-2010 09:11 AM
Help me check my logic on clogged drain and overflowing toilet Southlake_Ed Plumbing 10 01-05-2010 08:52 PM
toilet tank fills even after wall valve shut off msmitymite Plumbing 7 12-10-2009 08:56 AM
Leaking from toilet tank? tripflex Plumbing 4 09-29-2009 12:29 PM
Setting a Toilet tank against a tiled wall jibanez Plumbing 3 01-17-2009 08:54 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts