How To Know If You Have A Bad Toilet Ballcock
The water valve, also known as a ballcock, controls the water level in your toilet tank. It is a replaceable part of the toilet tank. On some valves, there is a diaphragm on top that can wear or crack with age.
How To Check Your Toilet Ballcock For Splashing Water
Lift the cover off the tank and set it aside in a safe place.
Flush the toilet and watch for any spraying water. Even a fine mist can build up over time and drip.
If you still haven't nailed down the issue, consider other culprits of leaky toilets.
What To Do If Your Bad Ballcock Is Splashing Water Onto The Tank Lid
Try using Remote Assist to work with a technician to diagnose the problem for free. If your ballcock is, indeed, bad, your toilet is constantly running, or the handle is especially light when trying to flush, then it's likely time to replace the part. Your Remote Assist technician may be able to help you replace it at a low cost if you're up for the job.
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