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Old 04-17-2012, 10:41 PM   #1
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Toilet water pressure

I seem to have a problem with water pressure in the toilet. The bowl is slow to fill and no pressure when I flush it. The water pressure is normal throughout the rest of the MH. This first occured on a recent trip when I was dry camping, but did not change once I hooked up shore water. Any ideas? I believe it's a sealand toilet in a 2007 Georgetown 359TS.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:57 PM   #2
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Turn off the water and remove the water supply line af the base of the toilet. I bet it is plugged with debris. Then check the anode rod in the hot water heater. It is probably corroded and needs to be replaced. If it needs to be replaced be sure and get a small pressure wand (found in the vicinity of the new anode rod at your local Rv supply store) and flush the hot water tank until the gunk stops coming out. My 2011 Georgetown. 378 was only a year old when it happened to me.

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Old 04-18-2012, 12:46 PM   #3
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I would suggest that you purchase a shut off valve and install it on the water line leading to your toilet if it doesn't already have one. You will then be able to disconnect the line and clean it out without draining your whole system. From experience, you will be doing this clean out with some regularity.
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:35 PM   #4
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I have never "cleaned" out my water system
but I change the water filter at least once a year and drain hw
Tank after every trip .
have yet to have white particles or plugged anything.
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Had to do it several times on our 08 Flagstaff 831RLSS and we always had a clean filter in the system. I always found shavings from the piping in it and we had the unit over 4 yrs. First time it was cleaned was on the way to FL the first yr when it started trickling. Stopped at a Camping World in GA and they charged $110. Did it myself from then on. You have to take the entire toilet out to get to the valve, but that is very easy. Unhook the supply line and 2 nuts on the base and lift it out. Plug the hole with a plastic sack filled with a towel and use the throwaway latex gloves. Pull the plastic tube on the discharge end and you will see the debris. Also look in the inlet side of the valve. All total, takes about 30 minutes start to finish.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:14 PM   #6
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Here is what is wrong and how to fix it.

Repairing a Thetford Aqua Magic V

Also remove your hot water anode and flush it out real good with one of these.
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I drilled ours out also and boy what a difference that made.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:28 PM   #8
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I don't think I have that toilet?
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:34 PM   #9
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They are all pretty much the same.

The new valve had a larger hole in it than the old one.
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They are all pretty much the same.
The new valve had a larger hole in it than the old one.
Lou where are you planning atrip to Arizona. I have all your mods and parts ready to do in my new Georgetown.

I've said it many times but you are one of the best advistors here on forestriverforums.com
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