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Old 09-29-2014, 01:51 PM   #1
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Question Toilet bowl seal

Help~~~~Inside the toilet the seal that keeps water in the bowl isn't doing it's job. Has anyone had this issue and can we just get a new seal to install or does the whole toilet need to be replaced? We have an 2014.5 38RE.
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Old 09-29-2014, 01:58 PM   #2
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You can get a new replacement seal, but you might want to try the vaseline solution. apply a little to the seal, and then open and close it a few times. It has a tendency to dry out. We always keep at least a cup of water in the bowl. Turn off water, open the flapper apply some vaseline with a q-tip all around and then open and close the flapper a few times.
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Old 09-29-2014, 02:01 PM   #3
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The seal is only visible on one side. Wondering if it's in crocked. We have always tried to keep water in the bowl. Thanks for the suggestion, we'll try that first though. Can we just go through Terry at Redwood/Crossroads to have seal sent if it doesn't work?
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Old 09-29-2014, 02:24 PM   #4
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It sounds like it might be time to take it apart if you are only seeing part of it.
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You can get the seal from RW, or get the make of the toilet and you can order them from Camping World or off Amazon.
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Old 09-29-2014, 02:29 PM   #6
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Fill your toilet with water and do this often. Sometimes the seal will start working again. My seal dried up too but it's now back to working order.
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Thank you! Can the seal be taken out from the top or does the toilet need to be removed?
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Thank you! Can the seal be taken out from the top or does the toilet need to be removed?
I wish I could help with this question ....but I can't
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I wish I could help with this question ....but I can't
X2, as I have never taken it apart. It looks like you can separate the bowl from the base to get to the seal - check out this diagram

http://www.thetford.com/HOME/PARTS/P...2/Default.aspx
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Old 09-29-2014, 03:57 PM   #10
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We've been encouraged to ask Terry Cooper questions... perhaps this is one he could help with?

I know LadyE participates on the forum, can you get Terry to give some advise on this?
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