Step by step Instructions on How to Remove and Install a Toilet Tank Fill Valve
By Mark J. Donovan
Mark Donovan, of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to replace a toilet tank fill valve in this video.
Over time a toilet tank fill valve can fail and cause the toilet to continuously run. Sometimes a failing toilet tank fill valve makes a weird humming sound. Go here to learn about humming toilet tanks. This can damage a private septic system, and cost a small fortune in water bills.
Removing an old toilet tank fill valve and installing a new tank fill valve is easy to do. All you may need for tools is an adjustable wrench to loosen the old toilet tank fill valve locking nut.
Just make sure to install the flange washer at the base of the threaded shaft on the new toilet tank fill valve unit.
Once you have replaced the toilet tank fill valve, reconnect the water supply line and turn the valve back on.
Check to make sure the toilet tank fills to just below the top of the overfill tube before the fill valve shuts off. Also make sure the float ball does not come in contact with the side walls or the drain supply tube.
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