The Mansfield toilet flush valve is often the central issue when your toilet system is not flushing properly. The toilet fill valve is different on a Mansfield toilet. The Mansfield toilet fill valve works more like a plunger than the flapper valves to which many of us have become accustomed. For this reason, a Mansfield toilet requires special directions on how to change the toilet fill valve.
If the toilet tank does not fill, you are probably experiencing a problem with the toilet fill valve. In many instances, replacing the toilet fill valve entirely will not be necessary. Most of the parts used in a Mansfield toilet are either plastic or rubber. This allows you to clean many parts or purchase inexpensive replacement parts. However, if you do not know how to change a toilet valve, this may present itself as something of a challenge. If at any point you are unsure how to proceed, or if you are unable to fix the problem, call a licensed plumber to diagnose and fix the issue.
Before you replace the fill valve on a toilet you will need to go to your local hardware store and purchase the proper replacement parts. If you are able to shut off the water to your toilet, It is recommended removing the entire fill valve assembly so that you can bring it with you.
Most hardware stores will have an employee who will try to explain how to replace a fill valve on a toilet and guide you towards the proper replacement parts.
However, once you get home, you will have to replace the fill valve on your own. If you have a problem with this, assume that changing a toilet valve is beyond your plumbing skill and call a plumber.