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After installing a new Fluidmaster 400A a few months ago, the refill tube started running constantly - not at 100% like when we flush it but enough that it always sounds like it's running and I would guess it to be approximately 1 gallon every 15 - 20 minutes. Adjusting the float up or down seems to make no difference. We have soft water. Thanks for any help.

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Hi,
With the fluidmaster you should have found instructions on how to take it apart and flush it out if dirt gets in the valve...
If not look up the fluid master website, the instructions are there...
You simply have dirt in the needle valve...

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