Pipes Vibrate when toilet flushes


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Old 05-07-10, 06:11 PM
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Pipes Vibrate when toilet flushes

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Every time I flush one of the toilets in my house once the tank is finished refilling the pipes vibrate. What's going on? How can I fix this? Thanks!
 
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Old 05-07-10, 07:28 PM
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Is it a sort of clunk rattle or a buzz rattle?
 
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Old 05-07-10, 07:51 PM
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It sounds similar to when a toilet flushes for the first time and there is air in the pipes
 
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Old 05-07-10, 08:14 PM
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It could be the fill valve on the toilet. As the float rises, it should get to a point where it almost instantly shuts. Sometimes as they get older or if some foreign object has made its way into the valve they will get to the point where the valve should shut off the water but they continue to leak out water slowly with a wish wish wish noise then after a bit, finally stopping. If bad enough, they never really stop and the water rises to the overflow pipe level and it just keeps running. Solving the problem could be, lowering the float, opening the valve and flushing out any foreign matter or simply replacing the fill valve. If this is your problem, I'd just replace it.
 
 

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