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We get a high pitched whining sound when we fluch the toilet

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or run water and turn...
We get a high pitched whining sound when we fluch the toilet or run water and turn it off.
Is there anyway to stop the "whining"?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Plumbing
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The 2 most likely culprits are a failing fill valve (the device that controls the water level in the tank) in the toilet or a backflow preventer on an outside faucet. The first thing to try is to disconnect any hoses from the outside faucets and see if the noise stops. If that doesn't work then you might want to replace the fill valve in the toilet tank. A FluidMaster fill valve is a good option and they are widely available. There are a few other possibilities but these 2 are the most common.
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