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Hi, I can't remove a toilet seat due to rusty bolts and nails holding it down underneath the toilet. I tried a bit of sandpaper, some WD-40 spray and tried loosening it with a wrench but the wings on the winged-bolt snapped off.

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Sadly this is life. I've never had them come apart, they always break. New ones are inexpensive at your local hardware store. Some of them even have all the bolts as a kit.

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3 wing nuts. here is the info needed.

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2005 Buick LaCrosse ' Allure, LaCrosse VIN W Service Manual ' Body ' Lighting Systems ' Repair Instructions ' Document ID: 1537542 Tail Lamp, Turn Signal Lamp, High Mount Stop Lamp, License Lamp, Backup Lamp Replacement - Rear
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Turn Signal/Stop Lamp Assembly Replacement - Rear 1
Nut, Turn Signal/Tail Lamp (Qty: 3)
Tip
Pull back rear compartment carpet to gain access to lamp.
Tighten
2 N·m (18 lb in)
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Twist the bulb socket and pull inward to replace the bulb.
License Lamp Replacement 3
Screws, License Lamp (Qty: 2)
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Twist the bulb socket and pull inward to replace the bulb.

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