Gravity Fed Toilets
Gravity fed toilets is the most common toilet type. A gravity fed toilet flushing system functions by a handle lever. Once activated the flushing valve is lifted allowing water to enter the bowl and flush the waste. The below pages will help you care and repair your gravity fed toilets. If you are uncertain or uncomfortable performing a certain task, please contact American Standard or a local plumbing professional. You have selected Gravity Fed Toilets. If desired, you may change your selection.
To begin, select the item below that best describes your situation:
- Flushing Works Sporadically
- I have to hold the handle down for a long time.
- I need to flush more than once to clear the bowl.
- I ran the Leaking Tank Test and I am ready to continue.
- Not all of the water goes out of the tank.
- The bowl doesn’t get clean when I flush.
- The flapper is closing too soon.
- The flapper is warped.
- The floor around the toilet is wet.
- The Smart Valve water control won’t shut off.
- The tank won’t shut off.
- The toilet is clogged.
- The toilet is not flushing properly.
- The toilet is running, after the flush cycle is complete.
- The water control won’t shut off.
- The water level in the bowl keeps dropping.
- The water level in the tank keeps dropping.
- Water is dripping or leaking.
- Water is running down the insides of the bowl, after the flush cycle is complete.