Re: Flapper dropping too soon causing incomplete flush
Posted by hj on September 03, 1999 at 01:18:44:
In response to Re: Flapper dropping too soon causing incomplete flush
The chain only lifts the flapper, after that it is all automatic. Your flapper is probably worn out, but all of them will leave some water in the tank, since they float down to the valve as the water level drops.

: The flapper on my flush valve seems to drop prematurely, with several inches of water still in the tank, resulting in a short & incomplete flush. I've been told that this can be caused by having the chain too long, but adjustments to the chain length seem to have no effect. Is the flapper bad, or is there something else wrong?
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