Fill Valve Problem on Cadet 3

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  1. birdmom

    birdmom New Member

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    Just replaced the fill valve on m y Cadet as it stopped filling the tank. The toilet is nearly new. The fill valve still does not work, tank is not filling, and we are left to fill by hand. Anyone have any idea what to do next? Thanks. :rolleyes:
     
  2. krow

    krow Plumber

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    Shut off the water and disconnect the supply tube. You may have something in the supply tube stopping the water from running, or the valve below the tank has malfunctioned
     
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  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    If you have a Watts Flood Safe water supply, it may have shut down.
    If that is the case, the proper procedure would be:

    1) Carefully remove the Watts Floodsafe
    2) Walk out to the garbage can, and throw it inside.
    3) Get a water supply that works, and install it.
     
  5. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    This is what the Floodsafe supply looks like...
    Note the extra chrome piece between the compression nut and the hose crimp on the left side of the pic...
     

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  6. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

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    It's such a shame they have problems. I really like the concept and the look.
     
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