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Old 02-10-2007, 08:11 PM   #15
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I had the same problem while my 06 was under warranty so I tried to have a couple RV repair places try to fix it with no help.It's one of those jobs no one wants to do or try very hard to fix.There is only one person who cares and wants it fixed,you.So I took it apart.Its not a hard job.Once you take it apart you'll see where you have to clean.It's worked great ever since.Don't tighten the seal too tight when you put it back togather.
Yes,you have to have water in there as a vapor seal.
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Old 02-11-2007, 09:28 AM   #16
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Thanks to all of you who responded to this message. I also taked to the mobile RV repairman working on my hydraulic leak issue and he said the same thing as Bob Kapp, only that the seal may be not tightened enough.

So, I'm going to give it a try and take it apart to clean it, and re-tighten it; trying not to overtighten it.

If that doesn't work, I'll try WD-40; and if that doesn't work, I'll order a new seal kit.

Thanks again--
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Old 02-11-2007, 05:48 PM   #17
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I would be somewhat cautious with using WD-40 as it will eat the rubber seal. There is a grease/lubricant put out by the manufacturer which seems to do a great job. Sealand really makes a great product and their sealant lubricant generally does the job as long as you folks make certain that everything is very clean.
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Old 02-15-2007, 06:49 PM   #18
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A little update on the leaking toilet seal. I gave the white lithium grease on the toilet seal a few days to work, and magically the seal stopped leaking - no cleaning, no tightening, no nothing. This is the same thing I used to do on my Sealand Vacu-Flush toilets on our boat, and it worked on them, although usually right away.

I'm not sure whether it smoothed out calcium deposits on the flapper ball or whether it just softened and created a better seal on the gasket, but in either case after a couple days it's working just fine.

So, perhaps just lubricating the seal to start is not a bad idea, or at least it appears to have worked for me.
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Old 02-16-2007, 04:16 AM   #19
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OK It looks like a W D 40 treatment for two days and then a shot of white lith grease and we got it under control. I will be doing this as soon as the temp gets up high enough I can venture out

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Old 02-18-2007, 02:55 PM   #20
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On our 02', I pour hot water into the toilet until it stops leaking! Then a little "EBG" with the toilet brush. No chems, and so far so good!

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Well we tried several things. We tightened the band and that seemed to help for a while. We tried the lithium grease and that worked for a while. Overall, however things have just gotten worse and worse to the point where our toilet hasn't held water for more than 2 minutes for months now.

We bought a new seal a while back. We finally replaced the seal a few nights ago. When we removed the old seal, there were several hard water deposits on the ball, so John spent 15 mins at least getting that all off. Then we put on the new seal. It wasn't very hard to do.

Our toilet has been holding water beautifully since. Not losing ANY at all. OK - it's only been 4 days, but still I don't think the toilet has ever held water this well.

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Aud- 4 days w/out a flush? You are getting close to some kind of record
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by EngineerMike:
Aud- 4 days w/out a flush? You are getting close to some kind of record </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Oops! Obviously I mean that it's been holding water between flushes. Of course it gets flushed several times a day.

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Great tips thanks guys will do that.
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Great tips I will do that next time.
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