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My toilet tank won't will with water. i just replaced the flapper

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my toilet tank won't will with water. i just replaced the flapper as i thought that would help,but it still runs and doesn't fill. i don't know where the running water is coming from as the new valve sits tightly
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 2 years ago.
The only way the water can get from the tank into the bowl is via the flush valve. If you're sure the flapper is making a tight seal then you probably have a defect in the flush valve itself. You will probably have to replace the flush valve if the flapper seal is indeed tight.