why overflow pipe is dripping constantly?

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Old 01-07-08, 03:31 AM
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why overflow pipe is dripping constantly?

I have recently had a new toilet installed into our apartment as the pan in our old toilet had cracked. Our new toilet does not have an overspill pipe, and now the overflow pipe outside our building is constantly dripping. what should I do?
 
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Are you in the US? What type toilet did you buy, and what type overflow pipe are you referring to on the outside of the house?
 
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It could be that turning the water off to replace the old. WC allowed grit or scale to travel along the pipe and be stuck to the ball valve washer or it could just be old and worn out. It should not be an expensive job to re-washer or replace the ball valve. I have also solved my problem from here http://www.tucsonazplumbers.com/plum...services.shtml
 
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Toilet prob.

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I have recently had a new toilet installed into our apartment as the pan in our old toilet had cracked. Our new toilet does not have an overspill pipe, and now the overflow pipe outside our building is constantly dripping. what should I do?
chandler has the same questions I have, are you in the USA?, you are using terms that I never heard of, sorry.
 
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why didnít you install new overflow pipe .Almost certainly the ball valve in the WC cistern needs re-washering or replacing. It can be solved , but depends on a number of factors, 1) is the ball valve plastic, 2)is it bottom entry or side entry to the cistern 3) is it brass and corroded etc, if you are not sure I can only suggest you call a plumber!
 
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toilet prob.

myrona: Since you seem to know what the original post was talking about it would be nice to explain what the Non-USA? terms mean.
 
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