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Gap back to wall clean rim . when fitting the cisten to the bowl . The pipe THAT COMES out of the bottom of the cisten does not seam to be long inought to get a good seal

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You can get a different length pipe from a plumbers supply shop
check the height of the new cistern and you may get it right by turning the pipe around so that the longer section goes to the pan but the cistern may have to be fitted a bit lower
the pipe doesn't have to go into the hole in the pan as the rubber seal takes care of a small difference in length

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