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Old 10-12-2011, 04:56 PM   #16
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Toilet Tank Leaking


Never over tighten any hardware on toilets just put them together a little snug then turn the water on , if it leaks just tighten very little till it stops.

Most people that install their own toilets over tighten everything.

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try removing the bolt & rubber washer & use a wax ring or the part of & rub it around the china in the area of the leak then put some on the bolt & washer then reinstall. i have had this happen to me as well good luck.
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try removing the bolt & rubber washer & use a wax ring or the part of & rub it around the china in the area of the leak then put some on the bolt & washer then reinstall. i have had this happen to me as well good luck.
How's about plumbers putty? Leak is not coming from both bolts.

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