2021 9 14 nbsp 0183 32 Check Existing Bolts Make sure that the bolts coming through the base of the toilet are not too long Many toilet bolts are quite long and normally are cut down when installing a toilet If the bolts are too long to allow the 2018 1 16 nbsp 0183 32 Hold down bolts usually turn 90 to lock into place so if you can push it down to disengage the head from the flange then turn it 90 it should slide out from under the flange Hopefully theres at least a little bit of the bolt left to grab with some needle nosed pliers to 2022 1 31 nbsp 0183 32 Remove the nuts from the anchor bolts Lift toilet mostly straight up You may have to rock it side to side or front to back to overcome the wax ring s adhesion while lifting To minimize water splashing on the floor keep it tipped forward away from the wall and set it out of the way Assess the situation Maybe you want to replace the flange or even install one if the 2022 2 11 nbsp 0183 32 According to professional plumber Dave Jones quot A toilet flange holds the vertical bolts in place that connect your toilet to the bathroom floor quot When Replacing toilet anchor bolts is not hard if the toilet is already removed If you have to take it up for another reason then it makes sense to replace the anchor bolts If the toilet is older you likely ruined the anchor bolts getting the nuts loose

2015 8 28 nbsp 0183 32 This video shows the process for removing the old unusable bolts and replacing them with new wedge anchor bolts in preparation for receiving a new Delphi Spe 2021 11 17 nbsp 0183 32 If the toilet base is not too damaged you may be able glue it back together but before you can do that you ll probably have to widen the crack Without doing that there s no way to get the glue where you need it to go 2022 1 31 nbsp 0183 32 The anchor bolts almost surely attach through the toilet flange This diagram shows the general layout Click here for more detail That image is part of U S Patent 7069603 showing who knows what Here is what the flange and closet fitting have looked like in new construction for the last 20 years or so 2010 7 14 nbsp 0183 32 For an extra stubborn toilet flange you may have to use a chisel and hammer to loosen it You might even have to break the remaining flange if none of the previous methods work Once you have removed the bolts you can lift the 2022 2 25 nbsp 0183 32 If this happens you ll have to purchase a replacement for the cracked part Overtightened toilet tank bolts will crack the toilet bowl or tank Toilets are made from ceramic which does not flex If stressed it will crack

2018 1 16 nbsp 0183 32 Re Broken toilet anchor bolt stuck under flange Hold down bolts usually turn 90 to lock into place so if you can push it down to disengage the head from the flange then turn it 90 it should slide out from under the flange Hopefully theres at least a little bit of the bolt left to grab with some needle nosed pliers to help work it out 2022 2 24 nbsp 0183 32 Most toilet seats require a 1 2 in socket The deep socket fits over the long bolt and grips the nut tightly Most metal bolts aren t covered by a flip open cover all you have to do is turn the nut counterclockwise Go ahead and 2021 3 4 nbsp 0183 32 You will notice the flange bolts fit into a slot that is wide on one end Flange bolts had a wide flat head that slips into the wide end and then follows the slot around When you do this examination you will realize why the toilet has Replace the Toilet Place the toilet bowl atop the new flange aligning the bolt holes in the base of the bowl with the flange bolts Holding the bowl by the inside rim may help you get a better grip Lower the bowl down and apply pressure to set the seal How do you replace a toilet anchor bolt Grip the top of one of the bolts with adjustable pliers then fit an adjustable wrench around the nut Hold the bolt steady while you turn the nut counterclockwise Once it begins turning release the bolt and keep unscrewing the nut If it sticks again hold the bolt steady once again with the pliers

Grip the top of one of the bolts with adjustable pliers then fit an adjustable wrench around the nut Hold the bolt steady while you turn the nut counterclockwise Once it begins turning release the bolt and keep unscrewing the nut If it sticks again To remove the anchor bolts you need to remove the toilet This sounds contradictory but it is not To remove the toilet you need to remove the nuts on the tee bolts See the article How To Remove a Toilet for instructions on taking up a toilet Once the toilet is removed the anchor bolts will slide in a slot on the flanges to a spot where they can be removed Check the flange bolt at each side of the toilet using a pair of pliers or a small wrench If a bolt is loose tighten it slowly just until it is snug Check the other bolt to make sure it is equally snug then test the toilet for rocking If it still rocks proceed with shimming the base Bolt broke off bottom of toilet Author steve CA The toilet would need to be removed to replace the broken bolt The toilet needs to have it s water supply turned off the water in the toilet drain bailed out and then remove the nut from the remaining bolt Both bolts should be replaced and the bolts should be solid brass not brass plated Broken Toilet anchor bolts Author Zcnoxin IL We moved into this house recently and the toilet broke as it was being removed i noticed the left side had no bolt at all and the right side bolt snapped clean in half I m not sure what the next step i need to take is as youtube and google only seem to answer if the anchors are slipping

Step 2 Check the Hole Now it is the time for checking the hole for the bolts If there is anything that is working as lubrication and the bolts are moving If you find something clean that with a cloth and make sure nothing is remaining inside Now check the diameter of the bolts to match it with the hole size 2013 2 9 nbsp 0183 32 Wood subfloors typically used either a carriage bolt or a stud with wood threads on one end and standard nut thread on the other If the wood is rotted the wood threads are probably just spinning without enough bite to back out If it s concrete you may have to pull the anchor out and vacuum the hole out and set a new anchor in with epoxy Re Broken Toilet anchor bolts Author hj AZ Okay He has two choices 1 remove the concrete to access the broken bolt heads and remove them Then install the toilet using a thicker wax seal or 2 remove a LOT of concrete to allow access to the flange and remove it Install a new flange sitting on top of the floor then install the toilet 2020 4 20 nbsp 0183 32 To replace a toilet mounting bolts you will first need to turn off water to the toilet then drain the tank and the bowl Loosen the bolt nuts with a One of the anchor bolt slots is broken I need to change the flange however it is all one piece and goes directly into the tank Mechanic s Assistant What s the make model year of your RV Coachman Catalina 2001 24 foot Mechanic s Assistant What is the model of your 01 RV Catalina Mechanic s Assistant Are you fixing your RV yourself

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