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Old 05-08-2016, 06:08 PM   #1
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Bathroom stool problems

I have a 2012 Silverback. The bathroom stool only leaks around the base while sitting on it. It don't leak when you flush it. what could cause this and how would I fix it??
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Sounds like a base seal leaking and allowing the wood flooring to get saturated, When weight is applied, the water oozes out between the stool and the floor.

Remove the stool to see if the floor is wet under the stool.
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What can I expect how is the stool hooked up to the pipe and the water supply?
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Your flange, which the toilet sits on and is secured to the floor by, may be cracked. We just had to have one of ours replaced for that reason.
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Is this something you did or is it something I should have someone do?
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Old 05-09-2016, 02:53 AM   #6
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Ours was done under warranty. It really depends on your abilities.

You'll most likely have to remove the belly cover & insulation to gain access. The insulation may be soaked. In our case the flange wasn't properly secured to the floor - one of the screws was firmly secured to nothing because the factory cut the hole in the floor too big.

The tech reinforced the sub floor from underneath.

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The original post title...well, could be taken a couple of ways...

But, turn the water off from hose connection and turn water pump off.
Disconnect the water line to the toilet.
Take the toilet up--don't know how many different iterations of toilets there are, but ours has the standard 2 bolts holding it to the flange.
Check around the flange to see if anything is not looking right/cracked. Also check for dampness/wetness around the flange--if wet, give it plenty of time to dry, or use a blow dryer for several hours. Get a reseal kit from RV dealer and reinstall. If problem persists, you need a new toilet.
This is not a fun deal, but neither is a sewer/toilet problem in the house. it can be fixed probably without much $$, unless you need a new toilet.
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Ha Ha, he said stool problems!
Sort of a hijack here. I am getting ready to put a new toilet in mine. I'm going to a different brand/style so i know I'll need to replumb some stuff. I'd like to add a shut off valve but ain't figured out the best way to do this. Call me silly and slap my face, but I was thinking of just adapting a valve to the tube coming out of the floor and going with a flex hose to the new throne. Can I do this? I am guessing regular household flex tubes meant for toilets may be to small in diameter.
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Not a problem as long as you use a valve with hose barbs of correct diameter. There are also lots of stab fittings at Lowes that probably would let you just cut the hose at proper point and insert the valve.
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Bob1340, check out the "pex" fittings in Home Depot and Lowes. Also look at the variety of stainless flex hoses. BTW, what toilet are you installing,tankless?

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In mine i have high density poly tubing. Its grey and looks like pex. The valves are HD poly white. They are called 1/2 inch in line shut off valves. Two barbs and two nuts. Cut the hose and put in valve and tighten by hand. there is a arrow showing direction of flow.
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Bob1340, check out the "pex" fittings in Home Depot and Lowes. Also look at the variety of stainless flex hoses. BTW, what toilet are you installing,tankless?

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Of course it's tankless. Dometec 320. I went to Lowes and there display/ shelves were such a mess it was like shopping at the swap meet. My trailer uses stab fittings with compression nuts. My factory head had the plumbing on the opposite side as the new head. I like shut offs at the sinks, toilets etc. I'll look around for what I need at a different Lowes.
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BTW, are these type of fittings re-usable? The ones I pulled off look good. I would only put them back on freshly cut tubing of course. These are the barbed/stab fittings that have a compression nut on them.
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There are a few YouTube videos showing how to remove and repair/rebuild these toilets. On mine there's a hidden bolt I would have searched for forever had it not been for the video.
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