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How to replace Flush Valve yourself??

There may be water leaking from your tank into the bowl, then the first suspect leaking is generally from the flush valve. This leaking might increase your water bill. Thus, Toronto Plumber from Everest Drain and Plumbing is giving ideas to replace flush valve yourself.

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How to Replace a Flush Valve??

  • Step 1: Remove lid from a tank.
  • Step 2:  Shut off the water by turning the shut-off valve clockwise.
  • Step 3:  Drain as much water out of the tank as possible by holding flush lever down until the toilet is completely flushed.
  • Step 4: Sponge or towel out any remaining water in the tank. A shop vac also works well.
  • Step 5: Stop the water supply tube to tank.
  • Step 6: Disconnect flapper chain from tank lever arm.
  • Step 7: Disconnect refill tube attached to the top of the overflow pipe.
  • Step 8: Underneath tank, unscrew bolts that hold the tank to the bowl. You may need to spray them with some penetrating oil first before trying to loosen them.
  • Step 9: Remove tank bolts with the help of a wrench.
  • Step 10: Lift tank off of bowl and set aside on a towel.
  • Step 11: Underneath the tank, unscrew the lock nut holding flush valve to the tank using a plumber’s wrench. Remove the old flush valve.
  • Step 12: Install a new flush valve reading the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Step 13: Once new flush is installed, reattach tank to bowl with tank bolts.
  • Step 14: Add the flapper chain to flush lever arm.
  • Step 15: Annex fill tube to the new overflow pipe.
  • Step 16: Reconnect water supply to the tank.
  • Step 17: Turn on the water, test new flush valve and check for leaks

If you can not replace flush valve yourself, Call to professional Toronto plumber for it.

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