How to fix most running toilets.

This is how you fix most toilets that won't stop running.
It is more than likely that the flapper isn't sealing properly. It gets a little more complicated (and the video would be a lot longer) if it is the float valve, so you should start by swapping out the flapper.
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  • How much do you fill the water back up or is it automatically done when you twist the knob?

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  • I’ve had a replacement flapper sitting by a toilet to which I’ve had the water turned off for a ridiculously long time b/c I didn’t know how to do the swap. Rather than listen to the water keep filling, I just took it out of service. Happily it’s not the only toilet so another has been available ... but when I watched this video, my toilet was back in business in less than two minutes. Thanks - from a widow who has added yet another skill to the repertoire!

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  • That’s an interesting mechanism, the ones in the UK and I believe most of Europe have different mechanisms that are adjustable as you can get the same problem if the tank fills up too much. And it’s usually the whole flush and valve kit that’s replaced and costs around £20 ($24.60), great video btw

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