tank wobbly and leaks when leaned on

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by CindyE, May 25, 2006.

  1. CindyE

    CindyE New Member

    May 25, 2006
    We recently had a Toto Whitney toilet installed by a friend. I noticed the tank is wobbly compared to our previous toilet. We had no problem with leaks until I pushed down on the toilet tank and heard a spray of water. I am assuming the tank is not bolted down tight enough. Do we need to take the tank off and reinstall? Thanks for any help..
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    We normally sand the inside of the tank first

    And then we tighten down the tank pretty well.
    It may be that you just need to finish tightening the tank to the bowl.
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  4. RRW

    RRW New Member

    Jul 15, 2005
    When you say you heard a "spray", to me that sounds like a pressure part of the water supply is leaking. Maybe you have a hard line connecting the water supply to the tank rather than a flex line, and when you lean on the tank you are overstressing the connections of the hardline to either the tank or wall valve. Good luck
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