How do I get more water to flow & fill toilet bowl?

janeyhDecember 11, 2011

I fixed my Mom's fill valve on her low flow handicapped toilet earlier today. It still has another problem I don't know how to fix. After flushing, not much water flows back in to fill the bowl. Is it because it is a low flow toilet (I don't have one), or is there something I can do?

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aliceinwonderland_id

It is because it is a low-flow toilet functioning as designed.

    Bookmark   December 11, 2011 at 5:27PM
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llaatt22

Slowly pour a quart of water into the toilet bowl. If the water level doesn't rise, it should be good.

    Bookmark   December 11, 2011 at 10:55PM
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lazypup

Check inside the tank and you will find a "Water Level" index either printed on the ceramic or embossed into the ceramic. Make sure you tank is filling to the level index. If not, adjust the float on your fill valve until you have the correct volume of water in the tank.

Next check the trap primer line, which is the small diameter plastic tube that goes from the fill valve to the top of the flush valve standpipe. Make sure the line is properly secured on the top of the standpipe to insure all water flowing through the trap primer line is in fact going down the standpipe.

If that is correct you are getting the correct supply of water to the bowl.

    Bookmark   December 11, 2011 at 11:16PM
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