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Old 12-26-2017, 02:40 AM   #21
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Water PSI 125. Max allowed by code 85 PSI (I gauged and pictured it). I'll be buying a toilet rebuild kit to fix the sound, others may have to also. Toilet plastic head starting to leak. Anyways, case closed.
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Old 12-29-2017, 01:00 PM   #22
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It's too bad that some of the responses to you come from jerks. As somewhat mentioned earlier here you are getting a resonating pipe that is vibrating. This is often caused by bends in the pipe and just the right flow velocity. Slowing down or speeding up the flow is likely to help. Close down or open up the flow valve and see if it goes away. This would be an easy fix since a toilet fill rate is not too important.

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It's too bad that some of the responses to you come from jerks. As somewhat mentioned earlier here you are getting a resonating pipe that is vibrating. This is often caused by bends in the pipe and just the right flow velocity. Slowing down or speeding up the flow is likely to help. Close down or open up the flow valve and see if it goes away. This would be an easy fix since a toilet fill rate is not too important.

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He got more than enough sound advice on how to troubleshoot and rectify the issue. Some of us just like to fool around. Pull you pants up, it's all good.
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He actually did get "sound" advice, didn't he?
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Replacing the toilets inards is all I can think of. I have no control over the water pressure as there is only one main shut off for this building that serves all units. Those toilets in the other units making the same sound will undoubtedly have to replace their toilets guts too. Our damn HOA took 5 months to finally reduce the water pressure from 125 PSI (85 PSI max by code) which probably messed up some of our toilets inards (besides the noise, mine is now leaking water at the top part and needs replacing).
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Didn't you say all this before? Replacing all those "innards" will set you back a whopping $15 per and they only last for so long.
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Didn't you say all this before? Replacing all those "innards" will set you back a whopping $15 per and they only last for so long.
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Which one of you smart ass boneheads with your ****ing snide replies even remotely suggested the inards of the toilet needs a rebuild or assembly replacement? HUH?
I figured out the remedy myself. As to the cause, noone mentioned the info I provided about the water pressure being an extreme 125PSI and messing up the components of the toilet assembly.

Let's keep coming with the absolute worthless replies from those of you with dirt for brains and nothing else better to do than waste bandwidth.

Some of you came up with your snide replies to cover the fact that you really don't know a ****ing thing about plumbing, but want to appear as if you do. That's understandable. There's no stopping trolls that some of you are.

P.S. Reply to yourselves because I'm not wasting any more time reading this thread. i won't read what you reply.

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Check that the water valve to the toilet is open fully.

Or it's the fill valve in the tank (thing on the left side). Maybe a replacement will help. They're pretty much interchangeable, so the new one may not look anything like what's in there currently.

Or try clearing debris, if the fill valve looks like this. The cap is removed when you hold the float lever "up" as you twist a little bit.
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Which one of you smart ass boneheads with your ****ing snide replies even remotely suggested the inards of the toilet needs a rebuild or assembly replacement? HUH?
I figured out the remedy myself. As to the cause, noone mentioned the info I provided about the water pressure being an extreme 125PSI and messing up the components of the toilet assembly.

Let's keep coming with the absolute worthless replies from those of you with dirt for brains and nothing else better to do than waste bandwidth.

Some of you came up with your snide replies to cover the fact that you really don't know a ****ing thing about plumbing, but want to appear as if you do. That's understandable. There's no stopping trolls that some of you are.

P.S. Reply to yourselves because I'm not wasting any more time reading this thread. i won't read what you reply.
Replacing the parts was in the first response.

There were a few replies instructing you to close the water stop some to see if helped with the excessive pressure.

Yes, you will.

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Someone needs to invest in a respirator.
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The sound is a very common problem with toilet fill valves. Especially, with the crappy water in California where Amonium Chloride is put in our potable water.

The gasket inside the fill valve gets deteriorated, swells up and it gets soft like melting jello. When the fill valve is just about to finally close to stop the water the washer starts to vibrate and the effect is similar to how the rubber acts with a fart bags. Since there is much more pressure that a fart bag, the noise and vibration is amplified. Sometimes the effect will sound like a helicopter landing of the roof of a house and sometimes the effect sounds like a tuba.

I get these type of noise problems from customers every week. For several years, there was a garden hose faucet manufacturer in Los Angeles. We used several brands of faucets, but had to stop using this one brand because after a few months the rubber washers in the faucets caused a vibration that was so bad people thought the water pipes were moving house off the foundations. We changed the washers and the problem always went away, but the cost to change hundreds of washers ever year can get very expensive because we had to pull workers off jobs when they could have been making money.

When shut off valves underneath fixtures get soft you will usually get only a vibration sound like a helicopter landing on the roof, but you don't get the humming sound. Again, you only need to change the washer. The problem with Brass Craft brand angle stops is they don't use a screw to hold the washer onto the stem. There washer only snaps over a plastic pin and the washer is loose from Day One.
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How did anyone friggin fix anything before internet ?

Someone told me a caveman invented the wheel without internet. Wow huh ?

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