Plumbing Question

Cistern overflowing from the top

Our cistern has suddenly started overflowing when flushed - water comes out of the lid and runs down the side of the tank. It started a few days ago as a trickle but it is getting worse and is now quite a flow. Have had to stuff a towel under the cistern!

We had a new boiler fitted about 5 months ago, and the guy was obsessed with fixing our water pressure - not sure if has something to do with that? (Although I appreciate it's unlikely given that it was so long ago).

Would appreciate any help in sourcing the problem!

2 Answers

Best Answer

Try to adjust the float valve in the toilet cistern to a lower water level and if it doesn't help, hire a tradesman to change it for you.

Answered 11th Apr 2013

Petr Skapa

Member since 10 Apr 2013

id say the spout of the inlet valve has broken and is spraying upwards/outwards rather than down into the bowl, new inlet valve required

Answered 11th Apr 2013

L.D Plumbing and Heating

Member since 10 Apr 2013

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