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Toilet Float valve not letting water into the cisten

Postby IanRWillison » Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:27 pm

Can anyone help. I haven't installed a dual flush cisten before. I have conected the water in pipe but when I open the isolator almost no water is coming up into the cisten. I have removed it all again and tried to blow up the pipe which i can't. Am I missing a trick somewhere?
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Postby rosebery » Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:53 am

Have you removed the restrictor?

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Postby gooner4life » Thu Jul 09, 2009 8:11 am

I had this once when the inlet pipe was gravity fed (not mains) and there was a flow reducing fitting inside the float valve, thus not enough pressure to fill the cistern very quickly. I removed the flow reducer and it worked ok.
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