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    Why won't my toilet stop running

    Bathroom Specialists

    My toilet appears to be running all the time. Do you know why this might be?

    Asked by Elly on 25th Apr 2022
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    Best Answer

    AMI LTD

    "It depends on what cistern you have, if it's a new type then turn the nut anti-clockwise if you have a ball cock then turn it clockwise. Hope that helps"

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    Daniel Andrei

    "The flapper may be dirty or broken or out of possition"

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    JA Plumbing

    "Could be a broken or dirty flapper, too long or too short of a chain between the flush lever or float is out of position."

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
    Forestviews Property Services

    "Your ballcock needs adjusting or replacing, modern toilet overflow goes into the pan as opposed to outside"

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    James

    "It could be the float operated water valve in the tank(where the water is stored before flushing) if the washer has failed it will continue to let water in. This will have to go somewhere, it will overflow outside. Depending on what system your toilet has, it could also be the siphon in the water tank, this happens when the siphon is not seated sealing right, you will have water running into the bowl of the toilet."

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Onofrio Montalto

    "Hi- I’m guessing it has an integrated overflow? This means it could be there’s too much water in the cistern. You’ll need to adjust the float downwards so it shuts off the water at a lower level. Good luck!"

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Gary Sleem

    "It sounds like the float is failing to allow the water to overfill and go back into the pan from the internal overflow"

    Answered on 25th Apr 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report

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