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Old 09-24-2016, 02:21 PM   #11
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That happened to mine. The flapper had come out of one side of the pedal. All it took was putting it back, and paying for the guy to come out and do it.
Same happened to me last year. An extended family member had camped with us when it happened; never asked how she managed to do this. Easy fix. No problems since.
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Old 09-24-2016, 02:34 PM   #12
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That very same thing happened to us. I researched and found a Utube video. Our toilet is a dometic. There are two pivot points on the ball and one side had come out. We had to remove the seal and push the pivot back in place. Then with the ball closed, replace the seal. Worked like a charm. Hoping this helps!
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Old 09-24-2016, 03:42 PM   #13
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I take an old toothbrush with soap and water to clean the seal. Tie a string on toothbrush handle in case you drop it. It seems to work for me. Good idea on the vinegar. I may try that next time.
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Old 09-24-2016, 07:00 PM   #14
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Go On YOUTUBE

Same think happen to me, I went on Youtube. Easy fix by Entertainment if it is a Dometic. I just push handle to lower flapper, Removed Gasket and cleaned it, put Petroleum Jelly around it, and reinstalled. Two minute job. Took care of problem Make sure water is turned off.
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Old 09-24-2016, 11:43 PM   #15
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That happened to mine. The flapper had come out of one side of the pedal. All it took was putting it back, and paying for the guy to come out and do it.
That's what happened to me but I fixed it myself in 30 seconds. Tried all the other solutions but no go because the ball valve popped off its hinge mount.

Put a glove on, turn off the pumps. then push on the pedal
to fully open the ball valve.

Look inside to the right and left to make sure the the ball hinge did not slip off its mount. Now reach in and snap it back in place. You're done.
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Old 09-24-2016, 11:48 PM   #16
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Same think happen to me, I went on Youtube. Easy fix by Entertainment if it is a Dometic. I just push handle to lower flapper, Removed Gasket and cleaned it, put Petroleum Jelly around it, and reinstalled. Two minute job. Took care of problem Make sure water is turned off.
Never ever put petroleum jelly (Vaseline) on any rubber gasket, it eats the rubber. Best to use a silicone grease.
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:23 AM   #17
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Broken plastic

I know it sounds dumb. But the plastic piece that closes and opens when you flush may be cracked. My wife let her foot off the flusher and the toilet flap slammed closed and cracked. It was a hairline crack and only visible when i had it half opened. But the water would not stay in the bowl. Worth a look
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Old 09-25-2016, 09:54 AM   #18
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I have had that same problem. If you cannot get the seal clean or if it is torn then you will have to pull the toilet and install a new seal. It is not a tough job although not always pleasant.
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Old 09-25-2016, 10:02 AM   #19
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Common issue, easy fix. I followed very similar advice already posted. Clean and wipe the seal check the grove. I happened to be at the RV store and decided to buy seal re conditioner. I used that and it was fine.
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Old 09-25-2016, 11:51 AM   #20
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I take an old toothbrush with soap and water to clean the seal. Tie a string on toothbrush handle in case you drop it. It seems to work for me. Good idea on the vinegar. I may try that next time.
Or if it's been a bad bad trip use DH's toothbrush lol.
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