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Brasscraft Multi-Turn Stop Valve: Bonnet Packing Washer and Packing Nut

How to Fix a Leaky Toilet Water Shutoff Valve

Multi-turn stop valves are very common in the home for shutting off the hot and cold water supply to the faucets or toilet. The problem is the sink or toilet water shutoff valve can leak after turning the handle (usually after turning off the water to replace the toilet tank fill valve) because the internal […]

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Toilet Ballcock Valve Assembly

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve

This project explains how to replace an old style toilet ballcock valve with a new Fluidmaster Whisper Fill Valve. The toilet flapper valve and toilet connector water hose are also replaced for reliability and to prevent leaks. The repair required about 20 minutes and cost less than $20 in parts. Loud Noise from Toilet after […]

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Lift the Ballcock Fill Valve out of the Toilet Tank

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 2

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – disconnect the PVC water supply hose and remove the old ballcock float ball valve. This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 1. Disconnect the Toilet Water Supply Hose Unscrew the coupling nut that attaches the water supply hose to the […]

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Fluidmaster Toilet Fill Valve placed inside the Toilet Tank

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 3

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve: Mount the new Fluidmaster fill valve in the toilet tank. This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 2. Brasscraft Toilet Connector Hose The Brasscraft Toilet Connector hose (left) comes preassembled with the cone washer. The Fluidmaster Fill Valve kit provides the […]

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Brasscraft Toilet Connector Hose

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 4

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve: Install the reinforced toilet connector hose and connect the valve refill tube.  This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 3. Install the Toilet Connector Hose A new Brasscraft Speedi Plumb PLUS toilet connector hose reinforced with steel braids will replace the old […]

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Toilet Fill Valve, Flapper and Flush Arm Mechanism

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 5

How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve: Reinstall the flapper valve and adjust the water level in the toilet tank. This project is continued from How to Replace a Toilet Fill Valve – Part 4. The Fluidmaster Fill Valve kit includes a new flapper (top item in the next photo). The Fluidmaster flapper valve includes an […]

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Water Stop Valve Compression Fitting Install: Brass Sleeve and Nut

How to Replace a Leaky Toilet Water Shutoff Valve

This project explains how to replace a leaky toilet water shutoff valve by removing old valve and install a quality Brasscraft G2 Series 1/4 Turn Ball Stop Valve. How to Replace a Leaky Toilet Water Shutoff Valve I could have repaired the old multi-turn water shutoff valve by replacing bonnet packing washer by purchasing a […]

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