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Posted: 03/23/21 11:14am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We have a Dometic 310 series porcelan toilet about 2 yrs old. Checking toilet after the winter, seems that the seal is not sealing properly and the water leaks out over time. What can I use to "lube" it up? Silicone? I'm also going out to clean the seal again.

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Posted: 03/23/21 11:20am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I use silicone.


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Posted: 03/23/21 11:39am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Years ago a parts guy at Camping World told me regular Vaseline was the best. It has worked well for me on a few occasions.


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Posted: 03/23/21 12:03pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Vaseline is a petroleum product. NO petroleum product should be used on the seal. Try Plumbers Silicone lube or just plain olive oil.


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Has anyone tried this


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Go to any regular hardware, Lowes or the such and buy something called Plumbers Grease. It is a little packet and costs less than $10.00 here. Apply it to the toilet seal liberally and it should work fine. We had a seal that didn’t work, so we applied the lube and kept that little bit of water in the bowl that you need to keep the seal moist and it held good all last season, will make this a regular part of each seasons startup.


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Posted: 03/23/21 05:25pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Be careful when purchasing "Plumbers Grease or Lubricant". Not all of them are silicone based.

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2x, Ernie.

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I've used silicone grease. No leaky seal since.


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Do a search for "Dometic 310 series porcelain toilet seal replacement" and there are several options for replacement seals.

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