American Standard slow close is too slow!

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by lauras2011, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. lauras2011

    lauras2011 New Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Needham, MA
    I bought a Champion 4 Everclean toilet seat and it is soooo slooooow (over 15 secs for the seat and nearly *25* secs for the lid) ... it just feels very stiff maybe because it's new? Will it loosen up and speed up over time? Is there a way I can lubricate it?
  2. Gary Swart

    Gary Swart In the Trades

    Sep 1, 2004
    Yakima WA
    I suspect the spring tension is too tight. I do not know if there is an adjustment, but I doubt it. Lubrication will do no good. I don't think it will loosen up with time. Maybe an exchange is in order.
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  4. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    Is there a reason that it needs to close quickly?
    I'm guessing it's going to speed up a bit over time as it wears in.
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