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l.bro
double flushing

I need to flush twice in order for the toilet to empty the bowl. What problem may it have? I tried a plunger but that doesn't SEEM O BE HE PROBLEM. Any HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATD.

Thanks

67drake
Re: double flushing

Low flow toilet? If so, that's most if not all the problem.

johnjh2o
Re: double flushing

It could be that the bowl isn't refilling after the previous flush. Is the refill tube putting water into the overflow tube?

dj1
Re: double flushing

What kind of toilet/tank is it?

Lift the tank cover and flush. Is the entire tank go down? is it filling up to the desired height?

l.bro
Re: double flushing

Yes the tank does fill up. It is not low flow toilet.

dj1
Re: double flushing

Have you used a toilet auger? You could have some blockage inside the toilet, that a plunger can't remove.

I'd remove the toilet, bring it outside the house and clean it in the yard.

mske390
Re: double flushing

what are you eating :)

sorry couldn't resist

dj1
Re: double flushing
mske390 wrote:

what are you eating :)

sorry couldn't resist

That was cute...but a blockage or an obstruction is usually NOT due to an organic matter in the toilet or the drain line.
As a landlord, I've seen toilets with things like cloth, diapers, toys, straws, and you guessed it, condoms causing stoppages.

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