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Flap on, flap off, the flapper!

Posted by Indiana Jones on November 5th, 1999 08:19 PM
In reply to flapper valves by Henry in MI on November 4th, 1999 12:04 PM [Go to top of thread]

Well, it's fixed now. When I installed the new tank kit,
I routed the thin little hose down the overflow pipe.
The hose was so long, that it went down into the water
in the tank and was blowing bubbles. The flapper
was coated in bubbles which lifted it slightly (I'm guessing).
I cut about 5" off the hose so the end is above the water
in the overflow tube and now the toilet works great!
Thanks for the suggestions though.

Indy Jones.

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