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Valve is taking too long to fill

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kewinvilson

Out toilet is too noisy and truly irritating. I’m a resident of Arvada. Would you please help me out in fixing the issue? Also, I shall be much thankful to you if you could suggest a best service provider locally?

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Northern Miner wrote:
Oh-oh. Maybe, just maybe, your toilet is supposed to work that way. You might have one of them low flow critters that are designed to save water - the kind that usally ends up taking two flushes to clear the area - I'm being polite here, but you get my drift I'm sure.Well if not and even so, you can try to back off the bulb so that more water can come in. It screws into the rod. Screw it in and you get less water, out allows the reverse as the bulb raises.One thing to note is the pipe going down the centre of the toilet with the water line attached to it - how far is the water level from the top of it. If it is right at the top you may not be able to get more water in without changing it - the down pipe that is. You might be able to get a taller one. Folks at HD are usally pretty helpful and could be a good place to go.
 Thanks Northern Miner, for your valuable suggestions. I ultimately find the best solution for my problem and I am working on it.

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kewinvilson

Northern Miner wrote:
The fix is usually easy here. There is a rubber gasket that pulls up to release the water to the bowl. Sometimes it just needs a little cleaning so that when it falls down it seals and stops the water from draining. Or maybe it is catching on something.The second area is that big bulb looking thing on a rod. Push it down and you will see water come in, lift it up and water stops. It might need to be adjusted slightly by turning the end in to shut off earlier. Turning out lets more water enter. If it will not turn you can try bending the arm slightly.Either problem can be fixed with new readily available parts. HD,CTC etc. Under your toilet is a water intake valve. Turn it off before you try to replace anything.
 Firstly, Thanks for your suggestion Northern Miner,I think the problem is not at the rod, The flush and refill cycle is shorter and less water is going down the drain it seems.  So, it is, how can we fix this issue? 

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