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I need to know exactly how to adjust the toilet tank fill valve on a Hoov-R-Line 8121-1AS or get a link to a user manual. The toilet tank fills too high and it's constantly overflowing and I have no idea how to adjust the fill valve and I refuse to call a plumber.

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Most of the HooverLine fill valve have an adjustment screw on the top of the valve. It only takes about a half turn to change the level. Hope this helps.

Posted on May 13, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you. You are correct. The plastic screw on top of the valve did the trick. At first I went to far with the screw and the tank water level went too low. But I got it just right now. Thanks. "

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