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Kohler Toilet seat bolts stuck

Toilet seat bolts are rusting and plastic caps broken. When I tried to remove the bolts they were stuck and would not turn.

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If the bolts are plastic or metal you will need to cut them off and install new ones from new seat or bolt kit there is no easy trick its just an easy cut them off or you could try some wd-40 or nutbuster.

Posted on Nov 30, 2014

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SOURCE: broken bolt on toilet seat

your new seat will have bolts and nuts with it.

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SOURCE: Can not remove toilet seat from Kohler Rialto

to access the nut remove the tank lid, then go down and forward, its there.

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SOURCE: My toilet is a kohler low profile. There is not a

Hacked off the old seat? You mean the closet flange that connects to the sewer pipe?
That's the part that has the bolts. They go up through the toilet base.

If you have just a straight sewer pipe now, you can connect a new closet flange to it.

1.Hardware stores sell a rubber sleeve. This sleeve fits over the cast iron, or copper, or plastic PVC pipe, and the new closet flange has a stem that fits down in the sleeve. There are two large hose clamps, that come with this rubber sleeve.

The rubber sleeve is an adapter. It adapts the 4 inch sewer pipe, down to the 3 inch stem on the closet flange. (Toilets are known as a 'Water Closet', hence the flange that the toilet bolts to, is a 'Closet Flange')

Whatever size of rubber sleeve you need to adapt two pipes together, they have it.
The new closet flange is made of PVC plastic.
(Poly Vinyl Chloride)
The flange itself is about 1/2 inch thick, and has provisions for bolts. (Use Toilet Bolts, and nuts)
Be sure the closet flange sits flush to the floor. The 1/2 inch thick rim of the flange, sits on top of the floor. The flange is then screwed to the floor with countersink head screws. The slots allow the bolts to just slip in.

IF, the flange Does Not sit level on the floor, and the area for the toilet base is not level, you need to make a flat, level surface!
Do Not half step this, or you'll have a toilet leak from now until the time you fix the floor!

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Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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SOURCE: What is the best way to remove stuck toilet anchors

try rotating the entire toilet counter clockwise so the bolts are in the insert slot of the toilet flange and rotate the nut and the bolt head should line up and pop free of flange.

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SOURCE: How do I replace the toilet seat on a Kohler

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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