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freire1

06:34PM | 07/30/02
Member Since: 07/29/02
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Bvplumbing
We live in a townhouse built in the 80's. One of the upstairs toilets has been giving us problems of not flushing and constant running. My husband replaced all the flappers in the three bathrooms(with a universal flapper) and now they all won't flush all the way. The tank empties out fast and first. A neighbor who's a plumber came over & replaced one flapper with a black one and snaked from the roof. The snake was visable in the trap on the ground, so there is no stoppage. We were advised to replace all the floats in the tank. Any other suggestions, or should that take care of our problem? Thank you for any advise.

devildog

06:11PM | 09/20/02
Member Since: 09/16/02
250 lifetime posts
I would replace everything inside the toilet with fluidmaster universal replacement parts. I think that is the name. It's very easy to do. You should be able to get the parts from the local hardware or home improvement store. On the replacement part I bought the flapper has an adjustment that allows you to flush more or less. The flapper doesn't have numbers on it indicating shorter or longer flushes. Does it?
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