How should I fix this toilet?

Old 08-10-23, 09:19 PM
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How should I fix this toilet?

I had to take the old toilet out. It wouldn't flush. It flushed fine if I poured water in the bowl. I am attaching a picture. This is a three inch pipe. It immediately sweeps to the left at about 10 or 11 oclock. around and above it as you can see there isn't anything. Questions:
How should I plumb this? Just put a three inch pipe and flange.
Should I fill in around with an epoxy cement or something to level it? I don't know how I can anchor the toilet with that open area.


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Old 08-13-23, 03:11 AM
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I couldn't see enough detail.

What kind of pipe is that ?
Did the old flange rot off ?
Is there a basement below that ?
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You said the toilet flushed fine when you poured water in the bowl. That indicates that the plumbing is OK and the problem is with the toilet.

You need to somehow install a toilet flange. It's quite dirty so it's hard to see exactly what you've got in the photo so I can't say exactly how to do that. It looks like you've got at least two layers of flooring. You might be able to use a toilet repair flange.


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