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emeryj23 08-31-2012 08:29 AM

Toilet slowly draining, sink causes level to rise
 
I installed the toilet in my bathroom on Wednesday and have had no problems at all, but last night on thursday the toilet wouldn't flush. The water level would just rise. I tried using a plunger but that had no effect, other than hearing water near the sink move around. I left it overnight and the water level in the toilet went down to a minimum, so it is slowly draining, but not flushing. When I use the sink, the water level in the toilet rises and the water bubbles (obviously the water is going back up the pipe to the toilet or something). Do I have a clog in the pipe that is stopping 100% water flow or something? Let me know what you think. Thanks.

Javiles 08-31-2012 08:37 AM

Stoppage Now you need to determine if its the branch or the whole System.

oh'mike 08-31-2012 08:57 AM

You have a blockage--past the T from the toilet /sink---could be the main line from the house--or could be right there----

I suggest you pull off the toilet and rod out that line---you may need to rent an auger for a 3 inch line----

You mentioned recently installing that toilet---any possibility that construction debris or a rag was left in the pipe?

ajmckay 08-31-2012 12:17 PM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1000380)
You mentioned recently installing that toilet---any possibility that construction debris or a rag was left in the pipe?

+1 that's exactly what I was thinking...

ajmckay 09-04-2012 10:28 AM

Soooo... Did you find the blockage?


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