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Old 10-01-2011, 09:31 AM   #1
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HI. I'm wondering if any1 can shine some light on my problem.
I have an ideal standard loo that leaks when it's flushed from between the Cistern. I've replaced the "Doughnut" washer and the close coupling plate as it was corroded but it still leaks. Any ideas??

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Old 10-01-2011, 09:29 PM   #2
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Are you speaking about a toilet that's 2 separate pieces, a bowl and a tank connected by a 2" metal elbow? Or is this a 2 piece with the tank on top of the bowl?

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Old 10-02-2011, 03:03 PM   #3
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It's 2 separate parts. Cistern & pan.
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Old 10-02-2011, 03:58 PM   #4
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It's 2 separate parts. Cistern & pan.
Yes, I get there are 2 separate pieces. The question I asked was which setup do you have.
The solution to the problem is based on the setup you have, not that you have 2 pieces.
How old is this toilet?
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2004 the toilet was installed. It's a 2" drop valve, if that helps??
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Old 10-02-2011, 04:19 PM   #6
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2004 the toilet was installed. It's a 2" drop valve, if that helps??
Sorry, it doesn't. Seems you're not in the US and use different terminology.
Posting a photo will help along with the manufacturer and model number.
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Old 10-02-2011, 04:24 PM   #7
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It's an idea standard toilet.
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Never heard of an idea standard toilet.
Sorry, not familiar with that part.
What country are you in?
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If the tank is leaking, that means that a gasket is missing. Take it all apart, and put all new parts on it at this point. Over tightening of the plastic sleeve can be one, missing the gasket between the bolts and the tank, and the metal plate and the tank can also be the problem.

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