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How to remove the two bolts of kohler toilet k-3384? Althrough I had tried serveral size drillers and manners,they can't be bolted out yet.

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From bottom of bowl, has two nuts!

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go to any howm center, plumbing section. The replacement gasket is not the same as the original, however, they do fit. The other choice is go to Kohler resaller.

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There is clips where the bolts should be .Flip the clips up grab hold of the seat and pull it strait out towards the front of the toilet.

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SOURCE: Get seat of Kohler K-3386

Roberta3fan could be giving bad advice based on experience with other toilets. This does not seem to be an option for this toilet design. I am in a similar situation and it appears that the nut (and it is a metal bolt) is not what you would expect. Here is a picture of the anchor kit for this toilet seat: http://www.plumbingsupply.com/images/kohler-anchorkit-84999.jpg I am going to assume that the sleave that should be engaging the bolt is cross threaded and try to grab it with a pair of vice grips. I'll let you know if it works.

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