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Fluidmaster

Model # 400ARHRP7

Internet # 203145078

Performax Fill Valve

$11.64 /each
  • "Very easy to install without specialized tools" (review)
  • "Fills quickly and nearly silently" (review)
  • Recommended by consumers

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Product Overview

The Fluidmaster Performax Fill Valve is the quietest and most powerful fill valve on the market. Your toilet is a precision-engineered appliance and is designed to work on a specific amount of water. The fill valve is the engine of this appliance; it drives flush performance and makes water saving possible by making sure that the right amount of water is used to flush the toilet. No other fill valve on the market will help your toilet run better than the Performax.

  • Most powerful fill valve on the market
  • Quietest fill valve on the market - ultra quiet fill
  • Performax valve has the highest refill rate of any valve on the market; your toilet will always get the right amount of water needed to flush
  • EZ-twist height adjusts from 10 in. to 15 in. to fit most tanks
  • 7 year warranty
  • Works with all toilets including KOHLER, Toto and American Standard
  • Universal fit, perfect for: high efficiency toilets HET 1.28 Gal., dual flush, including duo flush, 1.6 Gal. toilets with 2 in. and 3 in. flush valves (1994 and newer toilets, older high Gal. toilets with 2 in. flush valve (pre-1994 toilets), 2X greater refill rate than standard fill valve

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Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
10 
Product Width (in.) 

Details

Adjustable Fit 
Yes, adjust from 10"-15" 
Dual Flush 
No 
Hardware Included 
Yes 
Includes Flapper 
No 
Material 
Plastic 
Plumbing Part Type 
Toilet Fill Valve 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Valve Type 
Fill 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 
7 year warranty 

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instructions say to raise water level turn clockwise & counter clockwise to lower but i can't get screw to turn either way.help

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June 27, 2013
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Chandler, Arizona
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November 4, 2014
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I had the same problem until I slipped the plastic ring up on the lower plastic tube, then you can adjust the tube up or down.
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Richmond, VA
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September 16, 2014
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The screw is very tight (you don't want it slipping ...). There IS a slot in the top for a flat-blade screwdriver. Try that. If it still won't turn, you may need to return the valve to Home Depot for an Exchange.
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September 2, 2014
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just grab the bottom with one hand and the top with the other , seems hard but it will go. the bottom that goes through the tank and the top,like I said it seems like its gonna break but it wont
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Memphis, TN
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August 19, 2014
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If you are referring to the black screw at the top of the valve then you may have tightened it too much and the threads have come out of the guide. Try backing it out while raising the bar under it this might
bring the threads back into play. If not then I would take it back and exchange it for another as you might have a defective product. Also they may refer to the adjustable pole that goes up and down
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If you are referring to the black screw at the top of the valve then you may have tightened it too much and the threads have come out of the guide. Try backing it out while raising the bar under it this might
bring the threads back into play. If not then I would take it back and exchange it for another as you might have a defective product. Also they may refer to the adjustable pole that goes up and down depending on the height of the fill tank. Follow your instructions on how to adjust it. Once you do one they are all about the same and it's not hard to accomplish, even for the beginner.
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July 15, 2014
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The level adjustment was easy on mine. Sounds like you might have a faulty item. If this is something you want to keep trying rather than a return, a small squirt of WD-40 might help turning the adjustment. I know you are afraid of breaking the plastic -- good luck.
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Selden, NY
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July 6, 2014
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It's a little stiff to turn. Mine was set all the way up so try the CCW direction first. Try a little more force on the screw.
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Merrick, NY
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May 20, 2014
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You have to push down while turning.
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Lexington, MA, USA
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May 13, 2014
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Screw is tight; use Phillips head screwdriver to turn.
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April 22, 2014
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There's a locking ring that needs loosened before it can be adjusted. Just move this ring upward on the shaft and you can adjust as needed :) good luck!
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Cumming, GA, USA
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April 18, 2014
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It takes a little more force than I expected to get it to move. What you are really doing is pushing the roller over the little detent hump and then partially up the ramp, squeezing the hose partially close. It took some trial and error until I saw how it worked. Then it was one of those "Oh, I see" moments. ;-)
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June 27, 2013
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If the screw is not able to turn it may have become twisted at a slight angle in the float cup clamp. In such instances, you can gently pull the screw away from the float cup clamp and realign it, pushing it back toward the float to snap it into the clamp nice and straight.
To ensure proper water level, please be sure to adjust the PerforMAX fill valve (400ARHR) so the CL Mark is 1 inch above the Read More
If the screw is not able to turn it may have become twisted at a slight angle in the float cup clamp. In such instances, you can gently pull the screw away from the float cup clamp and realign it, pushing it back toward the float to snap it into the clamp nice and straight.
To ensure proper water level, please be sure to adjust the PerforMAX fill valve (400ARHR) so the CL Mark is 1 inch above the overflow pipe. This is critical because if it is not, the fine tune adjustment of the float will not be able to make the intended water line. And also keep in mind that once the screw is at either the minimum or maximum heights it will not be able to turn further. Read Less
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will the Fluidmaster Performax High Refill Rate Fill Valve fill valve work in an American Standard tank 4072?

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Greeley, CO
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February 17, 2015
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Yes a good fit in my American standard toilet.
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Richmond, VA
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September 16, 2014
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American Standard is a pretty common brand of toilet, so I would expect that it will work just fine.
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Memphis, TN
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August 19, 2014
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If you have the Cadet II 1.6g low flow then it will work. You will have to adjust the height of the valve so that it is low enough to fit the water tank.
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Cumming, GA, USA
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April 18, 2014
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As long the tank has a hose which shoots water down the overflow pipe, this model should work. Other than the fill rate control, it is a very standard tank filler valve.
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January 14, 2014
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I have two American Standard Champion Toilets. I am not sure of my tank number but I can tell you that they work in my toilets. I find that my tanks fill so much faster with this particular model fill valve than they ever did with the standard model. Good Luck on your quest for answers.
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Huntsville, AL, USA
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March 13, 2013
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That depends. If the American Standard 4072 (Cadet 3 type?) has a fill valve in it similar to the PerforMAX, then yes, it will work. I haven't seen one of those types of toilets in person, but I would assume that the flush valve, and not the fill valve, is what makes those toilets different.
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Lubbock, TX 79423, USA
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November 6, 2012
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Universal fit: Works with all American Standard toilets.
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Washington, DC, USA
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November 5, 2012
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There doesn't appear to be anything unusual about an American Standard 4072 tank, so I would say yes, the Fluidmaster Performax should work fine.
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August 27, 2012
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If your toilet is a 2 piece toilet (the tank is bolted onto the bowl or base) then yes the Performax High Refill Rate Fill Valve is the perfect choice for this toilet.The tank number you gave is for a tank lid and I have researched the tank cover to a Cadet ll model.
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will the performax work on a toto toilet,which needs high flow to refill bowl?

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Greeley, CO
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February 17, 2015
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I read reviews that indicated a lady used this to repair her Toto toilets.
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February 16, 2015
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I think it should. I used it on three 1.28 gal. Toto toilets and it's been totally reliable. You should be able to call Fluidmaster and confirm. Their customer support is very good.
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September 2, 2014
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this is by far the quickest fill of a tank I've seen
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August 19, 2014
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Most fill valves are adjustable so you can raise or lower the fill level. It should work for you.
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Cumming, GA, USA
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April 18, 2014
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The default setting of the bowl fill control is wide open. That was plenty of water to fill my toilet bowl, but it is not a "toto" toilet. I ended up adjusting the flow control to about 40% off.
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September 1, 2013
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Yes. According to the PerforMAX manufacturer website video, it works with American Standard, Kohler, and Toto.
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Huntsville, AL, USA
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As long as your toilet has the standard/classic style tank (I don't think I've seen a Toto that wasn't), then the PerforMAX valve will work.
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February 8, 2013
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The PerforMax fill valve is a great replacement design for the “Two-Piece” Toto Toilet. With its high refill rate and the ability to adjust the bowl refill amount using our Roller Clamp, you will be able to get the perfect amount of water for the correct bowl water level. There is a height requirement for the PerforMax valve, however, so the Toto toilet should be a two-piece construction (the tank is Read More
The PerforMax fill valve is a great replacement design for the “Two-Piece” Toto Toilet. With its high refill rate and the ability to adjust the bowl refill amount using our Roller Clamp, you will be able to get the perfect amount of water for the correct bowl water level. There is a height requirement for the PerforMax valve, however, so the Toto toilet should be a two-piece construction (the tank is removable and not molded onto the bowl as a single piece) with the tank deep enough to allow the valve to stand at a minimum of 10 inches tall. (Most one-piece Toto designs will not accommodate Fluidmaster 400 Series valves.) Read Less
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Will this valve work with the Icera one piece toilet?

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September 16, 2014
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Is the connection to the water supply external to the body of the toilet? (In other words, does the water supply connect to the bottom of the tank OUTSIDE of the side panel?) If so, the Fluidmaster valve should work fine.
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I went to the Icera website and it says that it takes a 3" oversized valve that goes into a siphon-jetted trapway. This is a $525 toilet on their site. My advice would be to contact the manufacturer and see if
it's possible or advisable to use another brand of flush valve.
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have no idea. Ask FluidMaster. They are very helpful
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I am not familiar with that model, but if it has a bowl fill hose which shoots water down the overflow pipe, then yes. I expect all toilets that flush must have an overflow pipe.
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September 10, 2013
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The one piece toilets from Icera, in some cases, use an over sized flush valve (3 inch High Efficiency Valve) that may require a powerful refill valve like the Performax. To verify that the PerforMax will fit inside the tank make sure that the toilet tank lid will close when the valve is standing 3 inches taller than the top of the overflow pipe.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 113 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Doesn't fit Kohler toilets Not recommended for Kohler toilets - I have a 1-piece toilet. Stick to the Kohler fill valve even though it's much pricier. Was very loud too. July 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by It does the job. Installation was easy taking only about 5 minutes. I used this valve to replace the old fashion float valve with the huge ball. I would have rated 5 stars for quality but honestly, most plastic moving parts seem fragile however I must add, it is better than metal submerged in water and I was not concerned about breakage during installation. Actually, I was more concerned about the shutoff valve. Value? Do the math....It took a trip to Home Depot, 5 minutes to install and it works perfectly. How much would YOUR plumber charge? If you have seen one toilet, you've seen them all but I included three pictures to illustrate how simple this is...... ;->. April 7, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Very Noisy, Slow to fill I replaced my old basic Fluidmaster with the Performax Fill Valve thinking it would be more quiet and fill faster then the basic model, I was so wrong! The bathroom is located in my master bedroom and when the toilet is filling, it was so noisy I actually could not hear my TV! It is also a lot slower to fill than the basic fill valve. After 2 days, I couldn't take it anymore and switch back to the cheaper valve. Back to almost silent and quick fills. Definitely not the "Quietest" as advertise. February 27, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Rube Goldberg woud be embarrassed by this contraption! This is not at all good. I've used Fluidmaster products for years without a problem. This product was bad out of the box. The instructions are poor at best. They have added something called a lek sentry. It basically makes the valve stick and not refill after flushing. I took it off and it worked better. It fills incredibly slowly not the 2x faster it claims. It also has a roller saving water clamp. It's totally useless . Fluidmaster should be embarrassed by this addition. January 23, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by This is an adequate but slow filling plastic valve Fluidmaster PerforMAX Fill Valve is: 1) Plastic; 2) Not all that quiet; and 3) S-l-o-w to fill the tank. The fill tube has a small inner diameter (opening), even without their clip installed. It does the required job but takes around one and one-half minutes to fill our smaller toilet's tank. It depends on what you are looking for. If you want quieter filling than the fast-filling valves, this valve will do the job. However, it accomplishes its quieter sound by slowly filling the tank through a smaller tube. February 18, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Don't waste your time or money. This is absolute garbage. Leak sentry valve would only work half the time. Valve sticks and leaks water. I really tried to make adjustments to this for several days. Finally gave up and returned it and bought a different brand from the competitor. Not one problem since. December 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fills quickly Simple to install and adjust. Fills much more quickly than old fill valve. May 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ne toilet valve My toilet was leaking and costing me money on my water bill. The HD associate recommended the performax valve as a solution and am I glad he did. 10 minute job and no leaks. December 8, 2015
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