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Old 10-05-2016, 08:14 AM   #1
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Water pressure very low to both toilets - Any ideas?

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We have a bath and 1/2 model and are suddenly not getting much more than a trickle of water into either of the toilets when we flush. Sinks, shower, washer, etc are just fine but both toilets? I don't even know where to begin to look. I don't see any leaks in or under the RV.
Any information would be appreciated.
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Old 10-05-2016, 08:46 AM   #2
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I suspect the toilets use more water to operate than a restricted shower or faucet, I'd start by changing the water filter. You may have just enough sediment to slow the flow.
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:07 AM   #3
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At the end of the year, we noticed that our camper suffered from low water flow and know that our exterior single use water filter had done its job. We just lived with it and know that high pressure will return next year when I use a new filter.
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Old 10-05-2016, 09:07 AM   #4
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Sounds as though you may have the dreaded blockage of the input port at the toilet. Deposits will accumulate in the toilet valve input screen. Disconnect the input hose and clean out screen inside the connection cavity with a tooth pick (sometimes the deposit will expel when the hose is disconnected). Water will have to be turned off and pressure in the lines relieved. Be prepared to soak up residual water on floor. Could be your issue. Might also check your faucet aerators.
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Old 10-05-2016, 11:02 AM   #5
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Could be either answer, whole house filter or input port to the toilets. If you haven't changed your filter in a while, I'd start there, it's the easiest of the two. :-)


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Old 10-05-2016, 11:41 AM   #6
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Time to check the toilet water strainers.
Shut off the water and disconnect the water line from the toilet valve.
It has a small strainer inside that catches a lot of stuff from the building of the rig.


I just searched the internet and no where can I find any info on this strainer.
I guess they want you to buy a whole new valve. LOL


All you need is a small pick to pull this small metal strainer out to clean.
You could then clean and reinstall or just leave it out because any large junk will be flushed out into the toilet.
This may just be a quick fix for anyone needing immediate help.


Here is a picture of my water valve and if you look in the side with the arrow you will see the small strain inside to remove.
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It looks like this but they has no rubber ring just metal screen and a bit smaller.
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Not close to my coach to check, but my other unit has a little bulb filter just before the pump with a clear cap that screws off to show a metal screen filter. I've had this one get goop in it that restricted flow.
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Not close to my coach to check, but my other unit has a little bulb filter just before the pump with a clear cap that screws off to show a metal screen filter. I've had this one get goop in it that restricted flow.
Yes that is the filter if you use water from your tank.
JuleyT is having issues with just the 2 toilets all the time.
Everything else runs fine.
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:20 AM   #10
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Thanks Everyone!

Thank you all for your input. I'll start by changing the filter because we were just in a place with a high mineral content and it's been in for quite a while. If that doesn't do the trick I'll check the filters in the toilets. I'll report back!
Thanks again!
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