Question about Saniflo & Saniplus& Macerator Pump

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After flushing the macerator kicks in OK but doesn't deal with all the poo.It will take about 3-4 flushes for it all to disappear.Asked plumber who fitted unit about this he said it was due to the smaller amounts of water involved compared to conventional toilets,Ps toilet only used by a 3year old for No.2's!

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Typically this will have if the pump is either not vented at all or lack of air flow on the vent pipe. Most of this units have an 1 1/2" vent connection on top of the lid which should be vented to the open air to allow air to flow in and out of the vent pipe at all times. If you already have a vent pipe connected, disconnect it from the top of the lid and leave the vent connection open to the room so air can flow in and out, then flush the toilet, one flush should get rid of all the solids. Also check the rim of the bowl, water should enter evenly all around the rim of the bowl. If you see more water on one side than the other, then could be calcium build up or an obstruction inside the rim of the bowl.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

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