Toilet Tank Repair

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Leaks at the Toilet Tank  Flushing Valves are caused by the following problems:

A worn out or defective tank-ball disk or whatever part is attached to the lever and acting as a plug in the bottom of the tank

A damaged flush valve seat...the rim of the large hole in the bottom of the tank is rough or pitted

A split or hole in the overflow pipe

A damaged gasket under the flush valve

The wrong type of flush valve is being used. For example, some Kohler toilets require a particular seal - the one-size-fits-all type usually will not work

The strap is too long and getting stuck under the ball

A piece of foreign material such as a bowl cleaner is stuck under the ball