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Toilet Seat Replacement

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    • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Conclusion

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

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