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nyballer313 04-27-2011 07:32 AM

After a few uses theres no water going to my toilet
 
Hi I have a problem with my toilet at a restaurant. My bathroom water works perfectly fine for the first 5-10 uses but after that the toilet wont flush anymore Like when I push the flush lever nothing happens. I would have to wait a few hours for it to flush again. Is there any easy fix to this problem?

kok328 04-27-2011 08:24 AM

Sounds like it is time to rebuild the flush mechanism.
Determine if it is a toilet or urinal.
Take note of what type of flush kit name it printed on the top (Royal, Regal, etc...).
Determine it's flush rate (std. or low flow).
Go to local plumbing supply store and purchase a rebuild kit.
Follow the instructions in the kit.

Redwood 04-27-2011 10:44 AM

Is it the Flushometer type mentioned by Kok328 or, is it the tank type typically seen in a home?

nyballer313 04-28-2011 12:55 AM

Its a tank type seen at home

kok328 04-28-2011 07:10 AM

shut off the water supply and replace everything from supply line to tank internals.
Total cost should be under $25.

Redwood 04-28-2011 01:05 PM

With more details we could probably tell you down to a component level what is causing the problem. But as Kok328 stated replace the internal tank components and the supply line from the angle stop valve to the tank as well.

Generally most toilets will take a Fluidmaster 400A Fill Valve, a Korky 2001BP or, 16BP flapper and a 12" braided stainless steel supply line. (Avoid Watts FloodSafe Supply Lines)

However, some toilets may require other proprietary parts as well. Can you tell us what toilet you have or, supply a picture of the inside of the tank?


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