When i flush my toilet all the water and everything in it comes to the rim of the toilet and wont go down after a min or two it will go down a little just under the rim i have tried everything plunging it and it don't works cleaning the little holes that the water comes out of don't work
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Re: toilet water wont go down
I have found on many occasions this problem was caused by an obstuction in the internal trap of the toilet. Everything from toothbrushes to Batman figurines have been removed from them. If you intend to do the repair yourself you can use a closet augerwhich is a manual cable snake tool that will be inserted into the bowl of the toilet and the cable ran through the toilet's internal trap to clear obstructions. You could also rent a hand held electric auger that is basically a drill with a drum attached with a drum with coiled cable inside that is shoved down the channel the same as the aforementioned product. This device take a bit of finesse and skill as the cable will try to kink and coil up as you go one can get injured doing this. If you find that the toilet is clear of internal obstructions you may have to pull the toilet up as the obstruction may be further down the line. If you rent a medium sized electric auger you can locate the vent stack for the toilet and run your cable down the vent from the roof so you may not have to pull the toilet. This method will only clear obstructions behind the vent connection and not the length from the connection of the vent to the toilet itself. If yo have an elevated house you may have access to a clean out that by most codes are at every change of direction greter or equal to ninety degrees. You also should test your water pressure if all else fails as that specific model must have at least 25 psi at the very least to operate correctly. Hope this helps you out.
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My toilet had same problem: I thought it was a clog in the drain pipe. But the problem was clogged holes where water flushes into toilet bowl.
Here's how I fixed problem. Purchase: Gallon of CLR calcium-lime-rust remover from Home depot. Pumice stone from hardware store.
Home supplies: Cut off bottom of empty clorox bottle to make container for CLR Old 3" paint brush you don't use for anything else to apply CLR Small cup to pour CLR into toilet flapper opening
Steps: Look inside toilet bowl under rim and see holes where water comes out Use brush and apply CLR to holes where water comes out. Use pumice stone to scrape ... pumice stone will not hurt toilet surface. Flush toilet to clear holes so far. Turn off water to toilet. Open flapper to drain tank. Keep flapper open. Use cup and pour dose of CLR directly into flapper opening. (You can also pour CLR down overflow tube... but flapper opening puts whole dose directly onto problem) Pour another cup of CLR into opening. Notice how CLR starts coming out the holes into bowl. Pour CLR down flapper hole until it runs easy and fast out of holes. Close flapper, turn on water, toilet fixed.
I believe what your plumber was referring to are the flushing orifices. Yes they have changed through the years. Unless you have a pressure assisted toilet, the orifices are what makes it flush, by breaking the trap seal and creating a vacuum. Now that being said you can check to see if this is the problem by filling up a bucket with aprox. 2 gallons of water and dumping it straight into the bowl. It should flush right down with out hesitation. If it does then your orifices are not working properly. If this is a new stool, it is possible it is just a bad mold and should be replaced. I hope this helps. Your new toilet should flush for you.
Check water level in tank and also under rim off toliet bowl where water come's out. Make sure level in tank is right and it has ports all around rim. they can be clogged up also.
You can use a roofing nail to stick in ports it is several around under rim that you can't see but are there where water comes out. Because if the ports some are stopped up it will restrict proper amount of water to certain areas.
Make sure the water level is the same in both tanks, so you know the water volume will be the same for both units when flushing. Next, hold the handle down for the full flush release to make sure the flapper (in the tank) is not closing too soon and cutting off the full water volume needed. Next, would be to get a tolet snake reamer (buy the cheapest one) and run it through the toilet bowl 3 or 4 times always turning clockwise while entering and while removing. If all this does not cure the problem, then you probably have a defective toilet outlet hole that was made too small when the toilet was formed. The outlet hole must be minimum 1 5/8 inch diameter (most are between
1 3/4 inch to 2 1/4 inch diam.) . This is an occassional industry problem; I have seen it several time over the many years. To confirm this, you need to remove the toilet and measure the hole, or get flush balls of 1 5/8 inch with 4 ft. string attached. If the ball flushes and takes all the string slack, then the hole is at least correct minimum size. If ball does not completely flush after 3 tries, then there is some obstruction or the hole is too small and toilet it therefore defective. Goodluck, Macgivor
FIRST CHECK THE WATER LEVEL INSIDE THE TANK. MAKE SURE IT IS INLINE WITH THE MARK INSIDE THE TANK. SECOND, GET A TOILET BRUSH AND SCOUR UNDER THE TOILET RIM AND DOWN THRU THE BOWL AS FAR AS POSSIBLE. USE "
Comet Bathroom Cleaner", "Soft Scrub Original", "Bon Ami". BY ENSURING U HAVE THE CORRECT WATER LEVEL AND THE HOLES UNDER THE RIM AND THE BOWL IS CLEAN, THE FLUSH SHOULD IMPROVE. DON'T FORGET TO MAKE SURE THE FLAPPER VAVLE OPENS AS IT SHOULD TO ALLOW WATER TO FLOW INTO THE BOWL EFFICIENTLY.
You might check under the rim of the toilet, there are about 12 little holes that when you flush water comes out to start the most important part of the flush. The swrill, with out it hard to flush. Talk a piece of wire hanger ( I know "NO WIRE HANGERS") and use it to push up into the holes. Hard water deposits sometimes build up there.
Sounds like something is either in the bowl stuck or down in the waste line. I would probably pull the toilet and pour water down the waste line to see if it backs up or set the toilet up on something and pour water into the bowl to see if it comes out. At least it will help to find out where the problem is. Have you lost anything recently that might have fell in the toilet. Did something come off of the plunger and get stuck in the bowl?