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Old 07-03-2010, 04:19 PM   #1
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Unhappy Toilet Bowl Wont Stay Full

Surprise!!! The toilet bowl seal won't close completely and, thus, the bowl wont hold water after a flush. We've been RVing for many years with every type of RV and this situation has occured on all of our units. I know this is fairly common BUT.....has anyone come up with a simple means of "cleaning" the gasket seat so as to get a proper seal?
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Old 07-03-2010, 04:26 PM   #2
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There are many different toilets out there, which kind? I have never had a problem with this. Have had one that slowly would leak dry but it took many days to do it so it wasn't really an issue for us. Our Sealand toilet came with some kind of a cleaning tool but haven't even looked at it since we bought our rig 2 years ago.
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Old 07-03-2010, 04:45 PM   #3
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I had the same problem with one of our toilets. I took the thing apart to get to the seal. Scrubbed it real good and then put it back together. It still would not hold water. I ended up buying a replacement. In my case the part number had changed to a newer, better made seal Part # 385316140. Installed it and it's been doing the job for more than 2 years. If you can find the part number, there are lots of these things on ebay. I bought mine from a distributor. I bought 2 because I figured if our second toilet had the same issue I'd be prepared. So far the original is doing just fine. We have 2 of the Sealand SC -210 Toilets. The place I got the seals is Northeast Sanitation Ltd. The seals were $35.53 each plus $5 shipping.
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Old 07-19-2010, 11:16 PM   #4
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Read somewhere that Dometic sells a little tool for cleaning the groove out.
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