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Sterling windham toilet seat wont stay up. Is there a way to tilt the tank to give the seat more room.

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SOURCE: elongated toilet doesn't fit where a round toilet was installed

Hi. There are toilets designed to accept a round seat and there are other toilets designed to accept an elongated seat. The primary difference is that the round seat fits a round bowl and the elongated seat fits an elongated bowl.

I recommend that you return the elongated seat and exchange it for a round toilet seat. good luck

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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Water is leaking from the tank to the bowl.


I've had this happen before. Mine was a bad seal between the tank and the bowl. I had to replace that stopper and the gasket underneath it between the tank and the bowl. It's not very complicated or dangerous, but you will have to remove the tank to do it. Have plenty of towels ready and plan for a place to sit the tank in (maybe your bathtub) while you are working.

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sounds like the valve is making the noise. You will need to replace it to stop the sound. The valve is the part of the stool that is located in the tank, the water supply connects to the bottom of it, and it lets the water refill the tank until the float turns it off.

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Try checking to see if you got the gaskets that around the plastic things in correctly.Often a part is in upside down or in the wrong order (IE bolt washer metal washer instead of bolt metal washer washer)You can make sure that the bolts are tight enough to compress the gasket but do not tighten them to much, you will crack the toilet.

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Yes that is a siphon type ballcock. And yes they do still make.


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