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I have a Kohler toilet. The triangular black gasket between tank and boel needs to be replaced. While I had the tank off, I noticed the large plastic pipe that comes from the tank is threaded like a screw. Is there supposed to be something it srews to? Should there be a donut sized gasket that goes on there?, or is the flange on the rubber triangle all it needs to seal. (mine seemed to be leaking fron that area rather than from the bolt holes as I first suspected).

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Inside the tank it has a gasket from the stand pipe to the bottom of the tank. The stand pipe threads go through the tank and a plastic nut holds it to the tank. Then a gasket goes on the nut and threads to make a seal between the tank and bowl. I have included this picture that has the above look. I hope this will be of some help for you.

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