How to Replace a Toilet Valve
Replacing a leaky or screaming toilet valve may seem a little intimidating, but reality is, it’s a DIY job anyone can do. Using just a few basic tools, you’ll have your toilet running normally in no time.
Tools / Materials:
- New Universal Valve
Products:Shop Pliers and Shop Screwdrivers
Step by Step Instructions
Turn off the water supply.
Drain water from the tank by holding down the toilet lever.
Using the pliers, remove the water supply line. Place the bucket beneath the water supply line to catch any excess water that drips out.
Remove the valve nut that holds the valve in place.
Remove the old valve.
Assemble the new universal valve. Make any necessary adjustments to the new valve.
Install new valve and attach it with the new nut.
Reconnect the water supply line. Then connect the fill hose.
Turn the water supply back on.
If necessary, fine-tune the water level by adjusting the flow with your screwdriver.