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Old 10-27-2010, 05:29 PM   #1
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I had to take the toilet out to tile the walls in my bathroom. I reinstalled it, with a new wax ring. Now I have a small leak in two places. It wasn't leaking before I know that much. I didn't put any calk around it. There wasn't any before I removed it. Any suggestions? Thanks

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A small leak where?

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From under the bottom near the floor.
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If you had to wiggle the toilet a lot to get it into position, you may have squished the wax ring too much in a few places and then it will leak.

If the wax ring was not thick (high) enough, it would not seal against the bottom of the toilet and the flange of the drain pipe.
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So try putting a bigger wax ring on?
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.This is what I've been using for some time, instead of using wax ring. Anyone else tried them ?
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take it off and resinstall
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.This is what I've been using for some time, instead of using wax ring. Anyone else tried them ?
Nope, it looks expensive

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