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tank bolts are rusted and will not come off?

If you tank bolts are rusted you can remove them with a hack saw. Once removed, replace your gasket to restore appropriate seal and replace tank bolts.

PRODUCT SOLUTION



UNIVERSAL TANK-TO-BALL GASKET REPLACEMENT


LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY

TIME TO INSTALL

INTERMEDIATE 30 MINUTES

TOOLS NEEDED:

PRODUCT NEEDED:


Bucket BUCKET
Flathead Screwdriver FLATHEAD SCREWDRIVER
Pliers PLIERS

Fluidmaster 6100 Tank-To-Bowl Gasket

Fluidmaster 6100 Tank-To-Bowl Gasket SEE PACKAGING  |  SEE IN-STORE DISPLAY
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Turn off water supply and flush tank. Remove excess tank water with sponge. Disconnect water supply line from tank fill valve.

  2. Unbolt tank from bowl by loosening nuts below toilet bowl. Lift tank from bowl.

  3. Remove old gasket. Slide new sponge rubber gasket (small side down) over nut on threaded end of flush valve.

  4. Place tank back on bowl so that sponge gasket fits evenly and bolts line up tank to bowl. If bolts are worn, replace with Fluidmaster model 6101 bolts or 6105 bolts.

  5. Install rubber washer, metal washer, then nut onto bolt. Repeat for second side of tank/bowl. Tighten nut evenly. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN or bowl may crack. Reconnect water supply line.

© 2011 Fluidmaster, Inc. All rights reserved. This document is not a substitute for the product instructions, which may be found at www.fluidmaster.com. Fluidmaster, Inc. shall not be liable for any damages resulting from failure to install or maintain the product in accordance with the product instructions, from abuse or misuse of the product, from use of non-Fluidmaster, Inc. parts, or from overtightening. Do not use in-tank drop-in toilet bowl cleaners containing bleach or chlorine.