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Old 2010-01-27, 10:43 AM
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Does anyone know what might cause all the toilets in our house to make flushing sounds? It has been happening since we moved in -- for well over a year.
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Old 2010-01-27, 10:56 AM
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You just need to adjust the float in the toilet a little.
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Old 2010-01-27, 11:23 AM
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The flushing sounds occur when you push on the lever on the side of the toilet tank... (couldn't resist)
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Old 2010-01-27, 11:28 AM
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The flushing sounds occur when you push on the lever on the side of the toilet tank... (couldn't resist)
Yes, that certainly would do it
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Old 2010-01-27, 11:53 AM
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I had to look on the Moen website to cure this problem when I moved in. When new, most of my water lines had debris in them (little black gravel-ey things to be exact). These bits of gravel get stuck in the float mechanism. If you have similar mechanisms, there is a way to fix it. You shut off the water (turn the thing near the floor under the tank), then you unscrew the top of the float (which first requires that you pop the cap off, careful it's fairly fragile), then cover the top of the mechanism with your hand and gently turn the water back on. It will spray out the top of the mechanism removing the gravel. Turn the water off, reassemble, turn the water back on, no more noise.
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Old 2010-01-27, 12:06 PM
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Adjust the float so their is not too much water in the tank.

Also make sure your plumbing air vent ( a black pipe on your roof) has had the cap (usually orange) removed. That may also create some ghost flushing.

We had similar problems.
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