Vibrating Pipe

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by christiansen, May 26, 2007.

  1. christiansen

    christiansen New Member

    May 26, 2007
    The fill valve in my toilet went bad so I turned off the water to the toilet and replaced it, but when I went to turn the water back on, the pipe in the wall started vibrating/hammering real bad. I can't figure out what the problem is. Any help would be much appreciated.
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    If the shutoff valve is a multi-turn job, try replacing it with a quarter-turn ball valve shutoff. My guess is that the washer is old, maybe a little loose, and is the source of the vibration.
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