Question about Home

1 Answer

My toilet seat is loose but there are no visible external securing parts. Its a Banyo suite with gentle self closing lid mechanism. How can I tighten it up and secure it back in place?

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 150 Answers

Where the hinges sit, use a small screwdriver and prise off the top chrome cover.Under neath are the securing screws for the seat. tighten these carefully until seat is secure, then replace the covers.

Posted on May 15, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I tighten a wobbly soft close toilet seat?


There are two(2) nuts under the outside edge of rim of bowl(bottom section)right in front of tank. use fingers to tighten, and pliers to secure. If it will not tighten, then the posts molded in are loose, requiring replacement. Sometimes even if new on these types.

Aug 27, 2014 | Home

1 Answer

Subway toilet, can't access soft close lid under toilet?


You will need to remove the toilet and access the bolts from inside the enclosure. It is a dirty job.... good luck!

Mar 02, 2014 | Villeroy & Boch Home

1 Answer

Self closing all in one tolet seat boxed, hidden screws, how to tighten


If you are trying to install a standard toilet seat on a special "smooth sides" toilet, it likely will not work. Most hidden bolt toilets come with a special seat because you cannot get to anything from below. This special seat has a set of expanding style bolts that are attached to the screw that is part of the seat. The plastic expanding bolt goes into the hole(s) on the toilet, and as you tighten the screw on the toilet seat bolts, they expand the plastic part in the hole of the ceramic toilet.

Aug 29, 2013 | Kohler 3386-6 Rialto Skylight Round Front...

1 Answer

My slow close toilet seat now slams shut. Are there any adjustments I can make to correct this problem?


WOW! Slow-close toilet seats. What will "they" think of next, to pick your pocket?

Slow-open mechanisms such as cassette players and top-loading DVD players use a special type of grease to achieve that effect.

The screen on the laptops uses a friction mechanism based on a "clutch-spring" with enough holding power to keep the display in the position selected.
This "clutch-spring" is factory adjusted so it neither slips under the weight of the laptop screen, nor is so tight that extra force is required to close the laptop.
These things do wear out, and as a rule are not user serviceable.

Can you adjust it? Good question!
Can you adjust it so it works? Ahah!
My rule of thumb: If it's already broken, how much more broken can it get?

Therefore, my conclusion is that the toilet seat's slow-close mechanism is factory set at the point where it will neither slam down nor stop half-way, but glide down gently until it's closed.

An interesting added feature would be for the toilet to recognise who's about to use it, and for what, select the seat position be it up or down, and then regulate the water volume needed to flush.
Also, it could flush itself once the lid is fully closed, to avoid or minimize the dreaded "toilet flush mist". arrrghhh!!!

.

Jul 04, 2011 | Kohler Toilet Seat - Elongated Front Quiet...

1 Answer

The hinge part of the toilet seat installed alright---but once the seat was connected to the tank, i tried to open the lid and it just fell off---the quiet close "dowels" for lack of a better...


Hi, Please don't take this the wrong way but did you install the hinges the right way? I fit bathroom suites for a living and have done this a few times wrong by putting the left hinge on the right side and vice verser. Sometimes the instructions are not very clear in explaining which side is left on the seat, as a result even though the toilet seat is closed, the springs are set backwards and are in fact in the up position. Double check the instructions once more, and just have a look on the hinges and seat because sometimes they have a small 'L' sticker on the hinge and an 'L' sticker on the seat and lid to correspond which hinge goes on which side. Hope this is of help to you.

Jan 11, 2011 | Kohler Toilet Seat - Elongated Front Quiet...

1 Answer

The toilet seat is very loose and I can't figure out how to tighten it. Please help! Its about to come off completely Thanks


Usually there are plastic caps that snap down over the bolt head.
Shut toilet lid and get down close with a flashlight.

Seat attaches in two places.
Reach underneath and you can feel two bolts with nuts.
You don't need to see them, just feel with your hand.

The bolt head is covered with a plastic cover.
The cover is added for aesthetic purpose only.
Use small screwdriver or fingernail file or nail or scissors to pry up the cover and reveal bolt head.

Use bigger screwdriver to tighten bolts.
You may have to keep one hand on underside to hold nut while turning bolt clockwise.
Another trick is use hand to push bolt all the way up, and then finger tighten bolt most of the way, and use screwdriver for last few turns.

Tighten bolts good and tight, but don't overdo it.
Bolts will come loose again and you can tighten more later.

Dec 13, 2010 | Bemis 1200 Slow Elongated Toilet Seat,...

2 Answers

The toilet see is not tight. How can I tighten the seat? I have an elongated seat with the soft closing lid.


Hi,
Right behind the bowl on the underside there is a nut on either side that holds the seat on...tighten those nuts and it will tighten down the seat...

heatman101

Aug 29, 2010 | Toto Aquia II Dual Flush Toilet

1 Answer

My toilet seat is loose but there are no visible external securing parts. Its a Banyo suite, with gentle self closing lid mechanism. How can I tighten it up and secure it back in place?


When the seat is closed there should be two plastic extensions about one and half inches long, lying flush on the base. Open these with a small screwdriver, like a ****-shell. There should be a regular head screw there and correspondingly underneath the screw, a nylon nut. hold the nut and tighten the screw.

Please rate this answer for me. Thank you

Mar 21, 2010 | Home

1 Answer

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.

Sep 06, 2009 | Home

1 Answer

Toilet seat connectors mounted on toilet is loose


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).
Best regards, --W/D-- please feel free to rate this solution..thanx!

Aug 01, 2009 | Home

Not finding what you are looking for?
Home Logo

Related Topics:

661 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Home Experts

Donni Steen

Level 3 Expert

659 Answers

Tom Chichester

Level 3 Expert

35531 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15941 Answers

Are you a Home Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...