Leaky bowl

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by Tramm, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. Tramm

    Tramm New Member

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    Terry,

    I'm having trouble figuring out how to take this toilet off the floor. They used some type of threaded ball bearing or something...I know it can't be a nut they stripped because it's polished. Have you ever encountered something like this?

    How do I fix this? I can't tighten the bolt to see if that's why there is a leak. I know part of the problem is a hairline crack on both sides of the bowl, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to replace the toilet.

    What do you think?
    :confused:
     
  2. sulconst2

    sulconst2 New Member

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    if the bowls damaged. use a sawzall with a metal blade. slide it under the nuts and cut the bolts.
     
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  4. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    cracked toilet

    never mind the hack saw, just keep tapping the bolt area with a hammer.
    Replace the toilet.
    Sounds like it's screwed to the floor and not bolted to a closet flange.
    If so you will have to make a repair there before you install a new toilet..
     
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