Install rubber bushings
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Photo 1: Slide on a rubber bushing
Install the rubber bushing with the tapered side
facing up toward the toilet seat. Then use the tightening
tool from the kit to snug up the nut.
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Photo 1A: Close-up of bushing kit
Rubber bushings slide on the seat bolt and the supplied tool helps with tightening.
Forum reader “tank_military” asked for advice on keeping a
toilet seat tight for more than a few months at a time. Another
forum member advised that he change out the plastic toilet
seat bolts to steel. We think that’s just a temporary fix too.
Here’s a more permanent fix. Buy a toilet seat tightening kit
(about $3) from a home center or through our affiliation with amazon.com. Remove the
toilet seat nuts and insert the rubber bushings (Photo