27 year old toilet


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Old 02-06-23, 07:40 AM
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27 year old toilet

I still have a very old toilet in my house. It's lasted so long because it is rarely used and I have replaced a lot of parts on it myself. I flush it every now and then to keep sewer gas out of the house. I recently replaced the tank to bowl gasket also.

The toilet works fine and there are no known leaks. But since the toilet is so old, should I pull up the toilet and replace the wax ring and flange also?
 

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02-06-23, 07:51 AM
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IMO if it's not broke don't fix it.
 
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IMO if it's not broke don't fix it.
 
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That's not old. Maybe 40 or 50 years,
 
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Wax rings don't go bad. So, if it's not leaking leave it alone.
 
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Ok. Thanks. I'm glad to hear that I don't need to to do this.
 
 

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