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Old 09-26-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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I have an older model Kohler angle toilet. I purchased a fluidmaster universal toilet repair kit and replaced all of the parts inside the tank. now the toilet just doesn't flush right. It flushes but the tank doesn't fill back up until you hit flush handle a second time. Problem with how it was installed or is the kit just not compatible with my toilet?



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Old 09-26-2013, 09:15 PM   #2
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We need a picture or the model of the toilet you have.



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Old 09-26-2013, 10:33 PM   #3
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Fluid master fill valve will work. The flush valve should also work. Did you read the instructions and adjust the fill valve to the correct height?

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It's possible your Fluidmaster kit is defective. A picture of the insides of your toilet tank would help us help you better.

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Based on the stained water line in your tank, you need to remove the Fluidmaster valve and unscrew it to raise the height. It appears to be a few inches too low, causing you to have less than the needed water in your tank to operate correctly.

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Thank you so much for the advice I will give it a try!

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You do have some adjustment on the black valve, which might help you a bit. Seeing only a downshot pic of the tank, it is hard to tell how much adjustment is really needed. There is an "X" which holds a Phillips screwdriver perfectly and by twisting it, you might gain an inch or so without removing and expanding the valve. I'm just throwing this out in case you are reluctant in removing and expanding the Fluidmaster valve.

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The fill valve you have is the fluid master 400LSR. That thing is a bear to adjust. There is a second chain that prevents the toilet from filling if the flapper should hang up. If not adjusted correctly you will have the problem that you are describing. You can try reading the instructions and get the correct adjustments, but my advice would be to remove it and install the standard fluid master 400. The flapper and flush valve can stay.



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