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Old 10-29-2011, 11:33 AM   #1
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Changed the wax ring on my toilet because it was leaking a little. When I did leak stopped, but toilet won't flush. When it does flush it bubbles up and gurgles in the shower drain. I know this has symptoms of a vent problem, but this happened when I changed the wax ring. It flushed fine before that. What's going on here?

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Old 10-29-2011, 12:12 PM   #2
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Sounds like the drain is clogged...

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Old 10-29-2011, 12:14 PM   #3
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How old are your kids?

Did you shove a rag in there to stop the odor and forget to remove it?
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Old 10-29-2011, 01:59 PM   #4
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I took the toilet off the drain and snaked it. It flushes better but still makes a slight bubble sound in tub. I think you where right it had a clog. I think it might be still blogged a little. I didn't use a rag to cover hole. Maybe I should have.
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Next if you can, snake the vents. Also snake the toilet itself.
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Old 10-29-2011, 03:21 PM   #6
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I snaked the vent, but not the toilet. I try that, thanks
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Look on the bottom of the toilet .
You may have a big ugly hunk of the old wax ring on there.

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