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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 12-09-2009, 01:19 PM
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Posted By CNC_guy
Well, I replaced the flush valve and the leak...

Well, I replaced the flush valve and the leak problem is fixed.

I still have a dripping sound though. After the commode is flushed, you can hear the water running out of the drain very well. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-17-2009, 01:43 PM
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Posted By CNC_guy
Thanks for the replies. I try that next.

Thanks for the replies. I try that next.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-17-2009, 07:16 AM
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Posted By CNC_guy
^ That's what I installed with the ring cut off...

^ That's what I installed with the ring cut off and using only the hooks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-16-2009, 05:05 PM
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Posted By CNC_guy
The commode is a Gerber 1.6 gallons per flush. ...

The commode is a Gerber 1.6 gallons per flush. It's about 5yrs old.

I have pushed around on the flapper and nothing changes and surface of the seat is nice and smooth.

The flapper is the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-16-2009, 10:21 AM
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Posted By CNC_guy
OK....replaced the fill valve with a Fluidmaster...

OK....replaced the fill valve with a Fluidmaster 400A and also replaced the flapper again with a better(?) one from the plumbing supply store.

The tank still leaks out in around an hour. I think...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-13-2009, 09:21 AM
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Posted By CNC_guy
The tube is clipped at the top of the over-flow...

The tube is clipped at the top of the over-flow tube. The water level is about an inch below the top of the over-flow tube.

If I pull up hard on the ball float, the valve shuts completely off. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-12-2009, 06:08 PM
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Posted By CNC_guy
Update. I replaced the gasket between the tank...

Update. I replaced the gasket between the tank and base and it seemed to slow the tank drain but the tank still drains in about 45min to an hour.

I've also noticed that the water running out...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-12-2009, 06:55 AM
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Posted By CNC_guy
Commode problem

I researched (a little) the forum for my specific problem but didn't find a thread so I joined and started a new thread....sorry if this has been discussed before.

I recently replaced the wax ring...
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