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Toilet refill times


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Old 03-12-2017, 08:15 PM
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Thanks for the responses.

Old 03-13-2017, 11:25 AM
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Serious answer here. Check the water levels in each tank. Chances are the one that fills fastest is set to shut off at a lower level.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:11 PM
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This will seem strange - I couldn't believe it myself. I had one tank refill rate at about 90 seconds and the other at about 25 seconds. When I changed out the mechanism inside the tank that did little to nothing other than both filling a couple seconds faster. I then removed the flexible hose from the wall shut-off valve to the tank bottom fitting. Inside the hose was a device placed there purposely by the previous owner (I'm guessing he was the one from the other weird stuff he did) which looked like it was maybe a flow-restrictor for either rate or pressure, not sure what the purpose was. When I removed that device, the fill rate of the slow tank changed to the same rate as the faster tank. So-o-o-o... Changing the tank mechanism might be a good idea (change out the flapper valve at the same time) and change the flexible line from the wall to the tank bottom connector. You might not have a restrictor like I did but your line may be crimped inside or clogged with debris. The only other item would be the wall shut-off valve but that is not likely the issue. Good luck.
Old 03-13-2017, 01:21 PM
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I'd guess that the flexible supply line flow restrictor was intended for a sink.
Old 03-13-2017, 01:44 PM
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Could also be the mixer valve that mixes in a little hot water, to keep the tank from sweating.
Old 03-19-2017, 11:36 AM
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Thanks again for the info.
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