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Old 12-13-2017, 01:01 PM   #1
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Why is my toilet's fill valve spraying sideways?


Doesn't happen every flush. After I took the below photo, I lifted and dropped the "floaty" thing (ballcock?) and the fill valve then operated normally, without spraying all over the place.

Is there some adjustment I can do or do I need a new valve?


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Normally I would tell you to replace the flush valve but that is a 1 piece Kohler toilet and that flush valve is expensive. Try removing the blue cap on the top (shut water off first) and see if the O-ring is out of position or worn.
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And Kohler should have rebuild kits for it, complete with directions on how. new O ring. and spring .


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http://helptopics.us.kohler.com/link...et-Fill-Valves
https://www.supplyhouse.com/Fluidmas...yAAEgJFAvD_BwE
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