Leaking toilet - with new flapper and flush valve


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Old 09-14-16, 09:39 PM
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Leaking toilet - with new flapper and flush valve

I got a Kohler two piece (Highline?) toilet that I recently noticed was running. I replaced the flapper (Korky). I replaced the whole flush valve assembly (I thought I ordered a Kohler OEM part but I got Flushmaster). The second replacement included a new washer and new gaskets both below the tank and inside the tank below/around the flush valve. Yet somehow the toilet is still leaking. I turned off the water and left it overnight; the tank was dry the next day so the leak is below the flapper level.

How do I stop the leaking?
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Old 09-14-16, 09:56 PM
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Remove the tank from the toilet and replace the entire overflow valve and flapper as a unit.
 
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Old 09-14-16, 10:01 PM
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Yup. Did that. That was the second thing I did. The tank was completely dry this morning so the leak is around the base of the flush valve.
 
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Old 09-14-16, 10:11 PM
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I would double check your work then.
 
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Old 09-14-16, 10:24 PM
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Yeah. I'm going to redo it all with some silicone gasket maker to help seal things in. That and sand the surface to make sure it's clean and smooth around the hole.
 
 

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