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I am trying to unplug a Crane toilet with a plumbers snake and am not having much luck. Is there a trick to get it more than two foot into the works. Gary Huffner5@aol.com

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Try smaller snake. Pull toilet check for obstruction inside base throat of water closet (bottom half of toilet. De sure to install new wax seal.

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