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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You don't want to overtighten since you could crack the porcelain. Are your rubber washers in good shape? This will help. You should be able to do this w/out doing any damage.
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
There should be a way to tighten the bolts without going that far Here's two things:
Look at the lid, with the seat down. The bolts are sometimes covered with a snap-in palstic cap or flap. If so, pry up with a screwdriver. Then use a screwdriver and wrench to tighten.
If the bolts appear to be cast as a part of the hinge assembly, you should be able to reach around the seat to the back side (no pun intended) of the toilet, and tighten with a wrench.
I sometimes use a 'mirror trick' to get a better idea of what's back there. Just use a small mirror and hold it to where you can see the bolt and not on the back.
Hope this gets you going (oops, another unintentional pun).
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Posted on Aug 01, 2009
SOURCE: loose Toto toilet seat
Lift up plastic caps located on ends of hindge behind seat. use flat screw driver and hold the nut under the outside toilet rim with your fingers or a pair of pliers. Do not over tighten or might crack the bowl.
Posted on Sep 14, 2009
SOURCE: I have a Villeroy and
There is no way to adjust the hinges themselves, just their position on the bowl relatively to the seat cover. If they are loose then they are damaged. Since they are guaranteed for 10 years this is clearly a manufacturing defect.
To fix that you will have to contact the ones that sold it to you and they will replace it free of charge.
Posted on Jun 09, 2011
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