Toilet flange won't fit

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Old 11-30-19, 06:25 PM
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Toilet flange won't fit

Having some trouble replacing a toilet flange, toilet was rocking/leaking, pulled it off and of course the flange was broken. Managed to chisel off the old flange, went and got a new one but it would appear they are the exact same size...or perhaps the drain is slightly smaller. I don't know if I have the wrong size/style flange or what. I've read that PVC pipe clearances can be tight, but I can't even get this one started at all.

Any advice is appreciated.

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Old 12-01-19, 04:44 AM
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Most likely you have wrong flange. They make a flange that will go into the black pipe. I had to get one from plumbing supply store. Think I saw one at Lowes the other day,
 
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Old 12-01-19, 05:07 AM
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Look for a toilet repair flange. It has a protruding end with gasket that you shove down into your existing pipe.

 
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Old 12-01-19, 10:46 AM
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You bought a PVC flange and what you have is not PVC.
 
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Old 12-01-19, 12:47 PM
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I seem to be having a hard time finding one that fits a 4 inch pipe. That is the type of flange that fits down into the pipe.
 
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Different brands - same type of product.....
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Thank you so much. I for whatever reason couldn't find that, all I saw was cast iron 4 inch, not ABS suited stuff.
 
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Old 12-01-19, 07:20 PM
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