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Flush Valves: Flapper Ball - Tapered Float Ball
Troubleshooting Common Toilet Problems

Flapper Ball Controls Water Flow Into Toilet

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Flush Valves
The flush valve can use a tapered rubber float ball or a flapper ball to control the flow of water into the toilet.

Flapper balls are common on newer flush valves and are connected to the handle lift arm with a lift chain.

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Float balls are more common on older style flush valves and are designed to lift and drop into the valve opening. The float ball is connected to the handle lift arm by a lift wire that runs through a guide arm attached to the overflow pipe.

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