||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