How do I find the model number of my American Standard toilet seat?

Look inside the underneath of the tank lid for a model number. The model numbers start with a four-digit number beginning with a 2, 3 or 4. There may be a decimal and three additional numbers.

What type of American Standard toilet do I have?

Carefully remove your tank lid, and place it gently on the floor. You’ll notice a four-digit number located on the back of the tank, near the water level mark. This is your tank model number. If the number starts with a two, it is a one-piece toilet.

What kind of toilet do I have?

The number: Look under the water tank lid (on the bottom), or on the inside walls of the tank. * The number on the lid may or may not be the same as the in the tank or the number of the complete toilet model.

Are toilet tanks Universal?

When asking the question is a toilet tank universal, the short answer is no. While in certain brands they can be interchangeable, the overall consensus is that your toilet tank is fitted to your toilet model. When looking to purchase a new tank, you need to learn the measurements and model number.

How do you read an American Standard model number?

Look for the 7th and 8th digit of the model number. It will be a number divisible by 6 or 12, and represents the nominal BTU of the system in thousands. A ton of air conditioning equals 12,000 BTU, and 30 divided by 12 equals 2.5, so the data plate below indicates the system is 2-1/2 tons.

How do you read American Standard Serial numbers?

  1. Year of manufacture – The first numerical digit of the serial number.
  2. Week of manufacture – The 2nd & 3rd numerical digits of the serial number.
  3. Work Day of the week of manufacture – The 4th numerical digit of the serial number.

Can you mix and match toilet bowls and tanks?

There are a few models that can interchange tanks and bowls, but most are configured to work as a set, as indicated in our product showcase. If you mix and match yourself, the toilet may not flush at all. Tanks and bowls can not be mixed.

How do I know if my toilet is 10 or 12?

If your toilet has four bolts rather than the standard two, you’ll measure to the center of the rear bolts. The standard rough-in measurements are 10, 12 and 14 inches. If your measurement is in between these intervals, round your number down to the nearest standard measurement.

Are all toilet seats the same size?

Do all toilet seats fit the same? The simple answer is no, there are a range of different toilet seat fittings. Some are bottom fixing (fitted from beneath the fixing holes) and some are top fixing (usually required when there isn’t access to the bottom of the pan, e.g. with a fully shrouded toilet).

How do I measure for a replacement toilet tank?

A toilet tank’s height is measured from the floor to the top of the toilet tank. Place the end of the tape measure on the floor, and take the measurement at the very top edge of the tank lid. Toilet bowls and seats are either round or oval.

How interchangeable are toilet tanks?

This is a fairly common question, and the answer is usually no. It’s best to stick with the same manufacturer of your current toilet if you’re buying the replacement tank on its own. Though a toilet tank may look similar on the outside, and in some cases, even on the inside, it’s unlikely to perfectly match up.