Toto 6.0 Litre Power Flush Toilet Leak

Toto Power Flush 6.0L Toilet

OK. I thought we were finished writing about our toilets for a while once we fixed, for the second time, our American Standard low flow toilet leak earlier this summer. I was wrong. When we were undergoing the major renovations to our now 22 year old bungalow back in 2007, we decided to go with a Toto 6.0L Power Flush toilet for our special needs daughters' bathroom and not the American Standard low flow toilets we put in our master bedroom en suite and in the main floor … [Read more...]

Internal Toilet Leak – Part 3 – Toilet Leak Fixed

Toilet Tank Parts

In Part 2 we had received the replacement part for the internally leaking American Standard toilet. We also indicated the instructions from the customer support person on the phone: Unscrew 4 screws holding the current part Remove defective part Place new part Replace 4 screws to hold the new part Done Well, not quite. Here is what happened after steps 1 and 2: Um. It is now no longer a single part in one piece but in three pieces. Why? Well, just as there is in the … [Read more...]

Internal Toilet Leak – Part 2 – A New Part

Flush Tower

In Part 1 we identified that we had in internal leak in our less than 1 year old low-flow 6 Litre American Standard Champion toilet. From our investigation it was caused by the seal on the gasket which stops the water from leaving the tank. Once in a while it might have some debris preventing it from completely sealing. However, we checked and no such luck. Now, the nice things about toilets from American Standard is that they have a 10 year warranty. Other manufacturers might as well, I … [Read more...]

Internal Toilet Leak – Part 1 – There It Goes Again

American Standard Champion Toilet 1

Those of you who are regular visitors to know all about our water leak issue in the basement ceiling and how it was caused by improper installation of the flow in our en suite shower. In fact you know that we wrote an entire series of articles on it (there was so much to tell). So, you know that by now we are pretty gun shy when it comes to water leaks. A few weeks ago we started to notice that the water was going on and off inside the house by itself. Now, this in … [Read more...]

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