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l.bro
toilet leak at tank

Can some one tell me where the problem is. My toilet leaks at the tank only when it is flushed. If it is not being used ,it doesn t leak at all. All is dry.

Thanks again

JLMCDANIEL
Re: toilet leak at tank

Could be the seal between the tank and the stool or the small line on the fill-valve that goes to the overflow may have come loose and is spraying the lid and running down the back.

Jack

johnjh2o
Re: toilet leak at tank

You need to replace the tank to bowl gasket. At the same time I would also replace the tank bolts, nuts & washers. You can get a kit at the big box stores.

John

kcb
Re: toilet leak at tank

Let's go back to JLMcDaniels reply. Remove the tank top and make sure the line to the overflow has not come loose. Fixing this takes only 5 minutes and costs nothing. Only after eliminating this would I start checking the seal at the bottom of the tank.

Before removing the tank, turn off the water and hold the flush valve open. Then, take a wet vac and remove the rest of the water. Really saves on clean-up and mopping.

Anthoney
Re: toilet leak at tank

Hi l.bro,
I have the same problem. I called plumber and he changes the valve. Try follow instructions you get from other members. Hope it will fix your tank leakage.

Picketer
Re: toilet leak at tank

I also have the same problem.
Before removing the tank, turn off the water and hold the flush valve open. Then, take a wet vac and remove the rest of the water.

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Marsh.Bennett
Re: toilet leak at tank

The leaked tank should be replaced now.
Because the leakage cannot be cured.

kerrykuta12
Re: toilet leak at tank

The leaked tanked should be replaced because there is so much wastage of water.

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Re: toilet leak at tank

This is very informative to me

Bravo 18
Re: toilet leak at tank

According to me this is technical Error. In this Purpose Mechanic give you better advice as compare to others.

jstevejobs
Re: toilet leak at tank

Its not too expensive best thing is to get a new one

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