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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:01 pm 
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Hello,

Was hoping someone may be able to assist with this. We recently had an old loo replaced with a dual flush version. The only problem with it is that you have to tamper with the float to stop it filling by extending the float past its point of resistance. The float doesn't seem to rise high enough initialy to stop the flow of water in to the cistern.

I'm trying to get in touch with the guy that fitted it but he's on holiday. I've read many a helpful thread on here before and was hoping someone may be able to offer some assistance. Ive take a photo of the mechanism.

I have heard these things can be more hassle than they're worth. I don't believe this was a cheap loo either.

Hopefully an adjustment can be made to slow the water flow or reduce it even?

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can only hazard a guess that the float is catching on the sides of the cistern. should be possible to twist it a little (carefully) without causing any leaks.

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The other thing you can look at is twiddling the white threaded rod on the right of the fill valve to adjust the fill height.

To be totally frank, the internals look a bit cheap to me. It isn't that uncommon for even fairly pricey toilets to be supplied with unbranded chinese cistern internals, and I'm fairly sure that's what they are. If the fill valve is adjusted correctly, and it's not catching on anything, but it's still not shutting off reliably, then I'd replace it with a decent, branded, one such as a fluidmaster.

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PS. When I say the "the white threaded rod on the right of the fill valve" I mean on the right as you're standing over the pan, facing the cistern/wall. :-)

This is the sort of thing that the valves in your photo put me in mind of:-
http://compasxm.en.made-in-china.com/product/ueUnIqsxslkJ/China-G1-2-Toilet-Float-Cup-Fill-Valve-A4014-.html
If a quick adjustment doesn't get it working reliably for you, swap it out as they're absolute garbage!

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Agreed fluid master is good brand

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