can wax seal leak gas but not water?

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by dallas homeowner, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. dallas homeowner

    dallas homeowner New Member

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    thanks in advance for feedback.

    question: if a toilet appears to be properly seated (no rocking, etc), can a possible failed wax ring still be leaking sewer gas but not water?
  2. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    It is possible but most times it leaks water.
  3. DIY-JourneyMan

    DIY-JourneyMan New Member

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    How could you tell if you have bad wax?

    Duan
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