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Kohler K4530 Toilet Seat assembly is broken. One plastic screw broke and the other one is very loose. When inserting the replacement plastic screw to the hinge of the toilet seat there is not a pla

Could it be that there is a nut built into the hole, in the toilet itself, where the screws are inserted to attach (the hinges) the seat and lid to the toilet and they have been stripped over time. If this is the case what would I have to do to secure the seat and lid to the toilet? Thanks

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I repaied one of these laast week and it had the Plastic nuts in between the webbing on the seat where the lid connects I believe You remove the plastic cap with a knife and use a flat tip screw driver to remove the screws and replace the seat.

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Not a major task, though perhaps accomplished in an uncomfortable position. If the bolts are stripped, and won't come off, and you can't get a saw under the rim to cut off the bolts, take a drill and drill down through the bolt from on top.

This will weaken the plastic bolt enough in order for you to break it off. Another way is to use a Dremel tool with a grinding wheel to cut off the bolts.

Check here additional installation details: onlinecatalog/pdf/1070416_2 pdf

Hope helps.

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