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Old 01-19-2016, 09:11 AM   #1
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Crack in bowl of toilet where siphon hole is


Hi All. I have a 5 year old toilet that i recently saw has a crack starting at the end of the siphon hole and going down about 2.5 inches to the bottom of the bowl. I have no water leaking and dont know how long this crack has been there. I have searched everywhere for a cross section picture showing if there could be a way that the crack is only on the "outside" part and not all the way thru the porcelain and or if there is another layer under that one that keeps the water inside the toilet so i have some time before swapping it out. Don't see any bubble's while water sits or during or after a flush indicating any air getting in there (if that means anything). Is it worth trying to epoxy or glue this straight crack about the width of a penny on it's side?

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It is not worth try to repair a cracked toilet. Replace it.

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for a temporary fix only...turn off the water and empty the bowl with a cup and sponge it dry, then heat porcelain with a hair dryer till all the moisture is gone and use crazy glue on the crack... let dry and use...but I would think to replace sooner than later...
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If it's not leaking then there is no need for a temp repair. Just replace it before it does leak.
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it could be seeping underneath the bowl and cause moisture problems, so for a 5 minute fix till he changes it in a few weeks is no harm done..
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