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The gasket that sits between a toilet tank and toilet bowl can deteriorate over time. When this gasket breaks down, water from the toilet tank can leak out of the toilet.

  1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank Lid: adım 1, 3 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank Lid: adım 1, 3 resimden 2. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank Lid: adım 1, 3 resimden 3.
    • Lift the tank lid up and away from the toilet tank.

  2. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Shutting off the Water Supply to a Toilet: adım 2, 2 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Shutting off the Water Supply to a Toilet: adım 2, 2 resimden 2.
    • Shut off the stop valve underneath the toilet by turning it clockwise until it becomes hand tight.

    • The appearance of this valve may differ from toilet to toilet, but most operate the same. Some valves require multiple turns to stop the water while others only require a quarter turn.

  3. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Draining a Toilet Tank: adım 3, 2 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Draining a Toilet Tank: adım 3, 2 resimden 2.
    • Push down the flush lever.

    • Hold the lever down until water stops draining from the tank.

    • A small amount of water will remain in the bottom of the tank.

    • If the flush lever or pull chain have become disconnected, lift up the toilet flapper to drain the tank.

  4. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Disassembling Toilet Pull Chain Spring Clasp: adım 4, 3 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Disassembling Toilet Pull Chain Spring Clasp: adım 4, 3 resimden 2. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Disassembling Toilet Pull Chain Spring Clasp: adım 4, 3 resimden 3.
    • Squeeze open the spring clasp that connects the pull chain to the tank lever.

    • Disconnect the spring clasp from the tank lever.

  5. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Supply Tube: adım 5, 3 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Supply Tube: adım 5, 3 resimden 2. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Supply Tube: adım 5, 3 resimden 3.
    • Place a bucket under the supply tube to catch any dripping water.

    • Turn the coupling nut on the supply tube clockwise until it releases from the threaded shank on the bottom of the tank.

  6. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank Assembly: adım 6, 3 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank Assembly: adım 6, 3 resimden 2. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank Assembly: adım 6, 3 resimden 3.
    • Using a socket wrench to hold the nuts, unscrew the two tank bolts with a screwdriver.

    • When reattaching the tank, tighten the bolts with a screwdriver, rather than tightening the nuts. Alternately tighten each bolt in increments, until the tank fits snugly against the toilet.

    • Avoid over-tightening the tank bolts. Too much force can easily crack the toilet tank or toilet bowl.

  7. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement: adım 7, 2 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement: adım 7, 2 resimden 2.
    • Lift the tank up from the lower half of the toilet.

    • Set the tank on a thick towel to avoid scraping it against the floor.

  8. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank to Bowl Gasket: adım 8, 2 resimden 1. Toilet Tank to Bowl Gasket Replacement, Tank to Bowl Gasket: adım 8, 2 resimden 2.
    • Remove the tank to bowl gasket from the opening at the top of the toilet bowl.

    • Use a paper towel to wipe away any residue left from the old gasket.

Sonuç

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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