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Old 08-31-2012, 08:29 AM   #1
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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.

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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?
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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...
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Soooo... Did you find the blockage?
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