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Posted 8:48 pm, 03/08/2020

I'm with stirstick. I believe you have something caught in the throat. Remove toilet and turn over.
Or take a plunger and violently plunge for 30 seconds. To may jar it loose.


Posted 10:42 am, 08/17/2019

are you sure you don't have something hung in toilet like bar of soap or anything


Posted 10:43 pm, 07/30/2015

Yeah, I had the same thing happen and ended up just changing the O Ring to correct the problem.


Posted 3:12 pm, 06/21/2015

i would say you need a new flapper......the do get hard over time and start letting water pass by....adjust your water level on your float so it is below your fill valve overflow.....should help you out there


Posted 11:53 am, 05/11/2015

Yes...a newer "house" toilet will fit. We live in a double, and we replaced both of ours when we did a reno. We purchased the Kohler ones....a little more pricey than the Aqua Source, but it sure made a world of difference. Personally, I would replace it, rather than trying to repair it. That stuff that comes in trailers isn't always the best quality...JMO. Good Luck!


Posted 11:22 am, 05/11/2015

If the water in the bowl is draining out and not showing up on the floor it can only be a couple of things. One would be a bad vent in the drain line, a clogged natural vent or a bad mechanical vent, and the water being flushed is pulling the water in the bowl with it as it leaves. Two would be something trapped in the toilet acting as a siphon. Three would be a perfectly placed crack between the upside down "U" part of the trap in the toilet. Check ALL vents first. Run a water hose down them, and replace any mechanical ones in the area.


Posted 9:29 am, 05/11/2015

I agree with HD, you have a leak below the water line in the bowl. It has nothing to do with the water tank or flapper. It's below the water line, the toilet is either cracked or you fudged the install of the wax ring. Or it's the floor joint itself. You said you changed the wax ring, if you didn't clean the bottom of the toilet, the floor joint and clean it well then all you did was for nothing. If the floor joint isn't level then it can make the wax ring leak. HD also told you to check under your trailer, trailers do have a liner and that would prevent you from seeing a leak, can fill up with water, soak it up like a sponge, you'd never see it. HD said, poke the liner with a knife in several places under the toilet, if it's leaking you'll know it. If you can hear dripping then water is coming out some where, the weakest joint is the wax ring.

Clean it up

Posted 9:24 pm, 05/10/2015


Forget the toilet and get one of these.


Posted 9:22 pm, 05/10/2015

That's Bay 13 not 19. You don't need a towel rack.


Posted 9:21 pm, 05/10/2015

Crypt has plumbing experience. I would rather use Kohler products just my preference.

Red Snag

Posted 8:59 pm, 05/10/2015

Dang you even know how many and where and everything. I guess your must be right then. Listen to that one.


Posted 8:58 pm, 05/10/2015

im just saying the lining under the trailer will hold gallons of water and not leak.You will only know if you see a saging place in it


Posted 8:52 pm, 05/10/2015

Anyway after you replace both those old toilets with a brand new AquaSource 1.28 gpf ADA compliant 2 inch trapway 3 inch flush valve item number 98923 on aisle 46 bay19 (Lowes in Wilkes has 7 of them) along with new closet flanges, you'll know it's not the toilet.

Red Snag

Posted 8:41 pm, 05/10/2015

See what happens is that Qtip gets flushed and hangs up in the curly part. Then paper and poop and hair gets caught on the Qtip. Next is slow flushing. Only thing you can do is bust it with a hammer.


Posted 8:38 pm, 05/10/2015

I think it's the flap.

Stick your arm in there and clean it off.


Posted 8:36 pm, 05/10/2015

miloopus already changed the wax seal and checked under the trailer for a leak around the closet flange. Do I need to get my banjo out?


Posted 8:34 pm, 05/10/2015

you have a crack below the water line in the toilet or something in your drain.You might not see a leak under the house couse trailers have lineing under the trailer to seal up the under neith,look for a saging place where the bathroom is stick a knife in it see if water comes out.It could leak for a while befor you see it


Posted 8:25 pm, 05/10/2015

I sat in the bathtub and yelled fix me a mater sandwich while the wife changed my toilet.


Posted 8:19 pm, 05/10/2015

Post pics of the toilet


Posted 8:16 pm, 05/10/2015

I'm guessing it's the O ring between the toilet and the floor. Bee's wax toilet rings go bad and they can leak and you'd never know it because the wood in your flooring will suck it up like a sponge. If you live in a trailer, I would suggest you get that checked asap else you will be replacing your floor too.

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