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Toilet drains very very slow when flushed, then toilet empties down to the hole and will only fill up again when flushed. snaked everything so there appears to be no clog that we can tell, plus tub and sink drain fine. also, when toilet is filling up, water comes from both little tube on the right and also the valve thing on the left at the same time inside the back tank. also noticed that when the toilet is flushed, bubbles are coming in from the hole in bottom of toilet- and i think that is not supposed to happen when flushed as stuff is supposed to be going down instead right. toilet is new-worked for a couple weeks then just boom -it all came together. should i buy new guts or new toilet thanks you in advance for your help

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Hi,
The problem is not the toilet... changing it will only will only be wasting your money!

The problem is in the plumbing...the air in the pipes has no place to go when the water comes from the toilet being flushed...so it bubles up through and messes everything up...
The vent pipe of the system is either frozen or it has sagged somewhere and is full of water....
You will need to find/figure out why the system cannot vent properly and get it fixed....
The vent pipe is the pipe that sticks out the top of your roof... something is blocking that pipe...

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