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LED Nightlight Toilet Seat from Kohler

By: Jodi Marks
Toilet with blue light illumination in seat.

Cachet LED Nightlight toilet seat from Kohler.

The Kohler Cachet LED Nightlight toilet seat (model# K-4888-0) makes trips to the bathroom in the middle of the night easy.

Features of the Cachet LED Nightlight toilet seat include:

  • Battery powered LED guide lights on a seven-hour automatic cycle to illuminate your way in the bathroom at night.
  • Battery powered LED lighting that illuminates the bowl when the lid is lifted.
  • Quiet-Close lid to keep from waking everyone up.
  • Quick-Release function for easy removal for cleaning.

The Kohler LED Nightlight Toilet Seat is available at The Home Depot. Watch this video to find out more.

Further Information

Video Transcript

Jodi Marks: Don’t you hate it when you have to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom? You walk into the bathroom. You don’t want to turn on the overhead light because you don’t want to completely wake up, but you also have got to find where the toilet seat is.

Well, look no further than right here. Kohler, those clever people, have come up with a really neat, innovative night-light that’s incorporated into the toilet seat. Now, I don’t know if you can see it here, but it’s got a blue LED light, and it’s illuminated with four double-A batteries. It just pops in under the seat.

Not only does it illuminate the toilet, but it also lights up the bowl as well. Now another feature on this elongated seat is that it has a slow-closing lid, so that it doesn’t slam down and make a lot of noise at night as well.

Another feature of this, it’s very easy to remove. So that when you’re cleaning it—cleaning your toilet—it makes it a lot more convenient. The thing to remember, though, is because it is battery-operated, you’ll have to replace those batteries maybe every five to six months. But again, another neat idea from Kohler.


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  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    July 2nd, 2019 at 11:04 am

    Hi, Rogelio,
    Here’s where you can contact Kohler for product-specific questions:
    Good luck!

  • Rogelio Zaldívar Says:
    June 30th, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    How to change the nite light battery. My seat came without instructions. TK

  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    May 3rd, 2019 at 11:13 pm

    Hi, Anne,
    We recommend contacting the manufacturer for product-specific questions.
    Here’s where you can do that:
    Good luck!

  • Anne Says:
    April 30th, 2019 at 11:57 pm

    do you know how to reset the hours on it?

  • Brian Says:
    March 29th, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    Read the instructions for most questions
    Red means low battery
    You can slide the seat off without unscrewing the bolts to change the batteries
    Read the instructions people!!

  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    December 29th, 2018 at 10:37 pm

    Hi, Toilet Seat Guru,
    We recommend contacting the manufacturer for product-specific questions.
    Here’s where you can do that:
    Good luck!

  • Toilet Seat Guru Says:
    December 29th, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    Does anyone know how long the batteries will last on normal usage? Looking for a replacement period but all I can find is that it will stay on for 7 hours.

  • Cindy Says:
    December 9th, 2018 at 10:11 pm

    FYI, This is great if you read the instructions, if you don’t have them go to utube videos. Home Depot has an easy video even a child can understand.
    **The light has 4 different settings, *high, *med, *low, and off.
    You have to press the button to figure out the settings. Ours is on the low setting and we can see perfectly! The battery life is one year on low. If it’s on High you will be buying batteries!
    We are buying another one in the next couple of days !
    ***** ?

  • Sharin Says:
    November 25th, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    Horrible seat so complicated mine all fell apart and in no way I can put them together. Such a crappy design !

  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    October 1st, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Hi, Joyce,

    We recommend contacting the manufacturer for product-specific questions.
    Here’s where you can do that:

    Good luck!

  • Joyce Frey Says:
    September 30th, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    I purchased a Koehler toilet with night light toilet seat my plumbmer purchased it for me had no instructions, the light lasted only a couple of months, did not know that it had batteries , where can I purchase the batteries and how much do they cost and would appreciate instruction on how to replace the batteries and how to use this seat it suppose to be closed in order not to use up the batteries. Would have been nice to have instructions.

  • Official Comment:

    Thomas Boni Says:
    June 27th, 2018 at 8:39 am

    Hi, Carla,
    We recommend contacting the manufacturer for product-specific questions.
    Here’s where you can do that:
    Good luck!

  • Carla Says:
    June 26th, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    I need help the light in my toilet seat has turned red!! And I don’t know why can u help me get it to go back blue?? Please help

  • Jack G Says:
    May 2nd, 2018 at 6:04 am

    Love the light, but it definitely stays on longer than seven hours. I had to change batteries after about six weeks.
    The seat also works better with some toilets than others, if your holes are set back a bit the light will not illuminate in the bowl.

  • John Schmidtt Says:
    February 26th, 2018 at 12:46 am

    Mine came in the original package with NO instructions which made installing a bit of a hassle. Wife likes the light. I would give it 5 stars. Now we will see how long it continues to work. I see they sell replacement lights, soooo we will see…..

  • Cory Says:
    November 7th, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Good looking seat but the light feature is a joke.
    If it’s pitch black you can definitely see where the toilet is to sit down on but that’s it… Any man will still have to turn on a light ..

    I dont even know how there is a such thing a that dim of a LED light these days.. I should have saved the extra money.

  • Pat Says:
    October 5th, 2017 at 10:52 am

    I installed this seat as a replacement and it’s the best. The no slam is awesome. The nite light is awesome being we are seniors and you don’t have to turn on any lights thru the night. The way it removes from the toilet is simple. I’d recommend this seat for anybody building or remodeling. I did have a problem with the light ( housing was cracked out of the box) and Kolher sent me out a new replacement without any hassle at all. 5 out of 5 Stars from me…!!!

  • Joe Says:
    June 26th, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    I own 4 of these seats. It would be nice if they were designed to remove the batteries without removing the entire seat. Leah use the button for a high and low setting you’ll get a little more life out of the batteries. The no slam lid is also a great feature.

  • Leah Says:
    April 3rd, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    I own this seat and love the nightlight feature but their are some cons.

    Every couple months when you need to change the batteries you have to remove the entire seat to get to the batteries.

    Im not sure how much wear and tear the hardware can take before the threading warps.

    And theres only one timing option 8hrs. which I would 6 so I didn’t have to change the batteries so much

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LED Nightlight Toilet Seat from Kohler