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

    Jun 29, 2006
    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

    Nov 12, 2005
    It is possible but most times it leaks water.
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  4. DIY-JourneyMan

    DIY-JourneyMan New Member

    Jul 24, 2006
    Geospatial Analysis
    How could you tell if you have bad wax?

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