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My Kohler Cimmarron one-piece (new - installed for only one day) suddenly won't stop filling the tank. I checked for dirt or obstruction under flap and raised the valve ball all the way up manually -- still won't stop running. Help!

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  • snaponauto Jan 12, 2009

    i just installed my second kohler one piece toilet i replaced the rialto with the cimarron after the first day i detect a musty type odor almost like stagnated water just not as strong and the toilet every couple of minutes runs for second like the tank isnt full ! its irratating ! i payed neary $400. dollars for this ! i believe the float bulb may be defective ! any comments ?

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Check the fill vale to see if it is not releaceing

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