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Faulty inlet valve. Take the top off and look. Move the float arm up and down. Any water? Turn the water off, take the top off the inlet valve. Turn the water on just a LITTLE. any water, yes, you need a new inlet valve, no, your water has been turned off or the isolation valve is faulty.

Or as Tom says, the flapper at the bottom (assuming you are in North America) is faulty, or the chain has slipped under it and the chain needs shortening.

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Water turned off or fill valve bad.

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  • Flapper at bottom not sealing correctly
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Posted on Aug 29, 2018

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SOURCE: tank wont refill/how to fix

JC most commonly the ball **** will hang up on the side of the tank. Take the lid off and ensure that it is in the down position. If it is not bend the rodso the ball move away from the side of the tank. If the toilet is running continously and the tank won't fill you will need to either replace the flapper valve which is in the bottom center of the tank or adjust the chain on the flapper and handle to allow the valve to open momentarily and close once the water level reaches it and drains out the hole.If all of the above did not resolve the issue you will need to replace the ballcock valve which is the piece the water supply attaches to underneath the tank on the handle side and protrudes through the tank and has the ballcock rod attached to it. The best replacement is a Fluidmaster as they are very easy to self install and easy to adjust the water level in the tank. I hope this assists you and thanks for using Fix Ya. If I can be of further assistance please let me know.
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Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a American Standard Carlyle, with a leak

Yes it must be cracked between the tank and bowl . Take a #2 pencil and and rub it back and forth inside the tank that should show the crack. Good Luck

Posted on Dec 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Toilets are refilling between flushes

Replace the flappers, and clean around the flapper seat.

Make sure the water level is 1/2 " below the large vertical tube by either bending the float rod down or adjust the skinny silver rod on a Fluidmaster unit.

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

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SOURCE: problem: water tank running water and refilling itself

probably the flapper valve is not seating correctly over the outlet. you can fix it by reaching in and twisting the valve one way or the other till it seats properly and the leak will stop.

Posted on May 09, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a american standard

Hi,
To see where the water is going, place some red cake dye in the tank and see where the water turns red....this will show you exactly what is happening and where the water is going...

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Toilet tank is refilling slowly.


Hi AaronYC,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumbe.

Your problem is: Installed a new American Standard Cadet 3 toilet bowl and tank at home. When you turn the water supply on, the tank refills normally and stops normally. After you flush, the refill is very slow. When it refills normally the water comes out from the bottom of the pipe (i.e. the pipe that houses the float cup) and when it is refilling slowly, it comes from the top of the pipe. Sometimes (but not always), you can shut the water supply off and when you turn it back on, the flow of water goes from slow to fast instantly - but you haven't been able to recreate this consistently.

These are the facts. American Standard has been keeping costs down by out sourceing. Their toilets are now built in third world countries and parts are made cheap. They're all doing it. Quality control is pretty good but your toilet came with a bad "ballcock". That's the refill part on the left. Because it's new, if you take the ball **** back to place of purchase they should give you new. If not, they cost less than $ 10.00 and easy to replace.

Feel free contact me again!
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