Introduction

Is your toilet seat getting old or broken? Use this guide to learn how to replace your old toilet seat with a new one.

Parts

Measure the size of your toilet bowl to know what size seat to purchase.
  • Measure the size of your toilet bowl to know what size seat to purchase.

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Twist the tops of the hinges of the currently installed toilet seat and pull toilet seat off to expose the screws. Twist the tops of the hinges of the currently installed toilet seat and pull toilet seat off to expose the screws.
  • Twist the tops of the hinges of the currently installed toilet seat and pull toilet seat off to expose the screws.

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Unscrew the screws to detach the seat. If the screw is not loosening but is spinning as if it were, then hold the back plastic nut so that it can unscrew from the nut. Clean the newly exposed area. This opportunity will not present itself again anytime soon so take advantage of it.
  • Unscrew the screws to detach the seat.

  • If the screw is not loosening but is spinning as if it were, then hold the back plastic nut so that it can unscrew from the nut.

  • Clean the newly exposed area. This opportunity will not present itself again anytime soon so take advantage of it.

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Insert new special 20mm screws that are provided with the purchase of the toilet seat in the holes and tighten them. Insert new special 20mm screws that are provided with the purchase of the toilet seat in the holes and tighten them.
  • Insert new special 20mm screws that are provided with the purchase of the toilet seat in the holes and tighten them.

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Then re install the toilet seat by fitting the heads of the screws in the holes on the hinges of the seat.
  • Then re install the toilet seat by fitting the heads of the screws in the holes on the hinges of the seat.

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Close caps by twisting them in the opposite direction that you did to take off the seat.
  • Close caps by twisting them in the opposite direction that you did to take off the seat.

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Conclusion

To re-install your previous seat, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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