Then you will be left with two screws - another larger alan key to remove them - then you wil be left with 2 plastic fittings - you can remove them using a flat screwdriver. To do so, use the screwdriver to loosen the screws 4 total screws , and remove the hinges from the seat completely. Karen October 2010 Thanks to Claire for info re getting replacement seat from Roca free of charge. Tried araldite but by re-screwing the lid you put the very bit you glued under stress and hence it breaks again. How can I sort out the flushing of my old Royal Doulton toilet? Dave March 2010 I have the same problem.
Either way Roca should be ashamed of themselves. Disconnecting the cisterm I found that the donut washer internal hole diameter 55mm has disintegrated and needs replacing. Jim McCann January 2014 Roca - Soft close toilet seat hinges caps were originally made of chrome plated cheap plastic which crack, break into pieces and the chrome starts to peal of usually after 1-2 years exposing horrible looking rusty green plastic. . The 'metal' parts have gone a horrible green colour, and yesterday one of the hinges broke. The assembly instructions were not correct.
They both broke at the same time so they must be dodgy. Can someone provide a contact number in Australia that might put me in touch with someone that may be willing to help? Bansi March 2010 I live in a block where every apartment has these seats and mine broke - the building management company have said roca have admitted respsonsibilty for a bad product and they get changed for free. Other questions in this category - How do I fix link between handle and siphon In old howson cistern? Tool fits all seat sizes. This step is somewhat awkward and would be easier with a second set of hands. They are used to secure the toilet seat to the bowl. How do I get the top of the cistern off? Mend it Fault find Advertisements Important Attempting repairs can be dangerous. They said I needed a proof of purchase and they would send me a replacement.
Made from metal, so you can be sure that it will never break again. They are not usable with a Bemis, Church, or Mayfair toilet seat. I initially purchased the toilet from Harvey Norman and they aren't interested either as it is over 12 months old. Made from a white finished plastic, these hinges are used to secure the toilet seat to the bowl. These hinges are an essential component of your toilet seat. Most likely you will have to drill new holes, but that is super easy on a toilet seat since the material it is made of is soft composite wood.
Show results for and start saving money today, so you're sure to find everything you need when and where required. Roy January 2011 Yes, same as you guys. However, the newer models have an improved design that conceals the hinges. We also recommend cleaning your Roca Toilet Seat and it's hinges frequently for hygiene reasons and to ensure the hinges are free from any contaminants that may also corrode the finish. Was the wrong part for this toilet seat. How do you get to,the screws to,tighten them on this model. To search for repair advice.
I've just emailed Roca to see what they have to say on the matter. The plastic these are made of is junk and the recessed bolt socket area is very weak. So, hopefully the replacement hinge will last at least 10 years. Will a new hinged Giralda seat connect to the existing pillars on a Giralda Soft Close toilet? Cannot remember the name of Company. I exchanged it and the 2nd one also broke quickly.
Use a hand mirror to see it if necessary. Any help would be much appreciated. Ensure you have read our page before using information supplied via this website. Phil May 2012 I just replaced hinges on my giralda seat toiletspares. If hinges are loose on your present seat, they may be able to be tightened using an allen key at the back of the hinge. They are fully aware and admit the problem. Is there way to losen up the mechanism.
Also, these hinges do not appear very durable; the plastic seems lighweight. This description may not be clear but if you assemble the hinges according to the instructions provided with the package, the problem will be more obvious. Anyway, managed to get hinges only but does anybody have any tips on how to fit? Just put the parts together before you install them and you can figure out how they fit. Daniel May 2015 I called Customer Service because like everyone else the left hinge on my Roca Giralda toilet broke. Nigel September 2009 I have had exactly the same problem - left side hinge as you look at it, where it screws in to the lid. Is it possible to purchase Giralda hinges as a replacement for a damaged soft close hinges? Risking any mishaps with a wobbly seat is something we all should keep away from. Step 2 was correct secure short hinges to toilet seat with 2 screws.