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Old 03-21-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
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House is only a year old and one of the toilets trickles after flushing. you can stop it by jiggling the handle or sometimes just wait it out. The water level is 1/2 inch below the standpipe, the trickle is coming from the water tube into it, I believe. Where does one go to tighten something up?


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What kind of dual flush is it? costco?

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Some maybe a little different and a pain to take apart - put back together again. I know what u mean though, jiggling the handle gets annoying after awhile. Here's a link. See if it helps. There is also a video u can watch as well. u can try, if not, sometimes it's easier to just replace it with a new one. Save u a lot of grief.



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Thanks for the link. I don't have that kind of unit though. I was hoping for a screwdriver or knob that can be adjusted on the outside. Something comparable to bending the old float rod!
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Probably fill valve bad or needs adjusting. There should be a little plastic knob on there where u can adjust by hand or screwdirver (ccw less water,cw more water). If that doesn't do it, maybe time for new fill valve. look towards top by plastic adjusting arm coming out from fill valve. Clean it really good as well, might have some gunk on it making it stick. Fill valve is that black fluidmaster looking thing - not dual flush mechanism.

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If adjusting the float valve doesn't help, sometimes those floats on the fill valve get water logged and time for new one. They don't turn water off like they are supposed to anymore. Just keeps trickling all the time. I would suggest looking at seal - but that looks pretty good in photo.

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if the black tube going into the overflow tube is lower than the water level the water will siphon from the tank and trickle out the end. slide the black refill tube up til the end is above the water level in the tank.
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if the black tube going into the overflow tube is lower than the water level the water will siphon from the tank and trickle out the end. slide the black refill tube up til the end is above the water level in the tank.

Simplest first! I tried raising the tube and, actually, so far so good. The trickling is intermittent, so let's give it some time.

Thanks all. Plumbers are cool.
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You get to buy and replace it all....
http://www.toiletexperts.com/index.p...a7de6025ce4fca

Leak is the flush valve
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Been a week since I raised the tube and so far, not a trickle. Thanx Danny.

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