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I installed brand new fluidmaster and it would not shut off even though the flowter are all the way up. why it would not shut down?

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If the fill valve will not turn off. There may be debris at seal. The seal in the top of valve may be damaged.

Shut water off and the top will come off.

Check out www.fluidmaster.com for more trouble shooting details.

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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If these don't help, check the model number of your Fluidmaster and include that the next time you write.

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