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After flushing toilet, water tank does not refill with ...

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After flushing toilet, water tank does not refill with water from the main water supply.

Problem with clogging? Where?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Edward replied 10 years ago.

Hello Customer,

Thanks for using JustAnswer. The problem with your toilet not filling after a flush is normally due to a mis adjusted float or fill valve. It could be a clogged toilet fill valve which needs to be repaired or replaced. Information on replacement or adjustment can be found by clicking here.

Click here to watch a video on replacing the fill valve.

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Customer: replied 10 years ago.
I'm not sure I understand...the problem is not hat the water isn't filling up properly it's that it does not even enter into the holding tank fromthe water supply line. Is that still the function of the float mechanism?
Expert:  Edward replied 10 years ago.

Most likely the problem is the fill valve. If no one shut the supply water valve, then the fill valve is the only thing that will cause the rear tank to not fill. You can remove the water supply line that is connected to the fill valve to make sure you have water there, but most likely you do. Always shut off the water before doing any plumbing repairs.