Toilet fill valve broken?

Old 03-29-23, 08:58 AM
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Toilet fill valve broken?

My toilet water is very low. I turned the hex screwdriver part on the fill valve clockwise several times and flushed the toilet. There was no change in water height. I noticed no water was coming into the refill tube and instead coming out of the fill valve cap on the back top right side. Do I need to replace the fill valve, or is there something I am missing. Thank you!
Old 03-29-23, 09:15 AM
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Not normal for water to come out where you show it, at least not on any fill valve I've seen. You could try removing the top cap to see if it can be repaired, but I'd probably just replace it. I usually replace the flapper at the same time since they are just a couple of bucks and the biggest part of the job is draining and cleaning the tank.
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Old 03-29-23, 09:29 AM
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Fill valves don't last long, so yes, its likely time to replace it. About as easy of a diy fix as you can get.
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