Toilet Repair Troubleshooting

PROBLEM CAUSE SOLUTION
Continuous water flow into bowl Leaking float ball Replace
Bent float rod Straighten/replace
Worn tank ball or flapper valve Replace
Lift wire alignment Realign/replace
Damaged flush valve Replace
Worn or damaged ballcock Repair with a PlumbShop repair kit or replace
Tank overfills Bent float rod Repair/replace
Damaged ballcock Repair with a PlumbShop repair kit or replace
Leaking under tank Worn tank to bowl washer Replace
Corroded or cracked bolts Replace
Leaking under bowl Broken or deteriorated wax ring and gasket Tighten/replace
Toilet wobbles on floor Toilet flange bolts are loose or broken Tighten/replace
Blocked or clogged bowl Hair, wadded paper or a foreign object lodged in trap Use toilet auger to clear obstruction
Noises, whistles or whines Damaged or broken ballcock Repair with a PlumbShop repair kit or replace