|Turn off water supply valve at the toilet. Do not
flush again. Move rugs and other objects off floor. Soak-up over-flow water to
avoid water damage.
|Obstruction in toilet or sewer line. Septic tank
|Toilet and/or sewer need to be rodded-out. Septic
tank may need to be pumped-out.
|Toilet only flushes partially and without much force
|Pour a bucket of water into toilet bowl to stimulate flushing and clear
|Parts in tank may be worn. Mineral or foreign matter buildup in or
around flushing rim.
|Replace defective parts. Adjust flushing mechanism. If needed,
replaced toilet fixture.
|Toilet continues to run; won't shut-off
|Open tank lid to see if flapper is properly seated over drain.
Turn-off water supply valve if necessary.
|Ball cock, flapper or other parts worn out
|Replace defective parts. Better yet, call Aqua Plumbing for a
complete toilet tune-up.
|Toilet comes on by itself or when another valve is turned off
|Check ball cock inside tank to be sure it isn't hung-up or binding
|Defective ball cock or water hammer
|Replace defective ball cock. Install air chamber on water supply.
|Water Hammer (banging sound when
faucet or other valves are turned off)
|When possible, slowly close
faucets or valves
|Air chambers are clogged or worn
|Replace air chambers