Yes, the seal area was cleaned thoroughly and dried. For the price of a
new wax seal, it seems false economy to me to try and rescue the old one
unless it's only been down a very short while. But that's not where the
The leak is coming from the bottom of the water tank (above the toilet)
itself. There are two screws that attach the tank to the toilet but
they don't seem to be causing a problem because when the tank is full of
water, everything's fine, no leaks at all.
But the minute the toilet is flushed, water pours out from beneath the
tank itself, onto the floor.
Quite frankly I think that main - is it called an overflow pipe, needs
to be replaced. Am I right?