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Old 01-23-2014, 01:08 PM   #1
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Toilet Probs- What would you do?

The foot flusher on our Thetford Aqua magic is going out. Actually, the water-filler pedal has already broken off, and now the other one is about to go. I have warranty coverage with $100 deductible but, since we live in our 5er, and actually have no way to move it to get it fixed, we have to have a mobile repair co come out.

The question? Would you just replace the whole toilet since I could conceivably purchase a brand new toilet for under $150 and install it my self, or pay the $100 deductible and get just the levers fixed?

We're in a 2001 Cedar Creek. Toilet probably is original.

Thanks in advance for your advice.
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For $50 difference and some of your time you're replacing an 13 yo flush lever with a brand new toilet - no brainer IMHO.
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For $50 difference and some of your time you're replacing an 13 yo flush lever with a brand new toilet - no brainer IMHO.
x2, change it.....
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Change it out. We have a Dometic 310 foot lever flush. it's China porcelin and have had zero problems in three seasons. Dometic - PPL Motor Homes
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Putting in a new toilet is an inexpensive DIY project for most folks.

Thetford 31671 Aqua Magic V White Foot Flush Hi Profile Trailer Camper RV Toilet

4 bolts and a water connection.
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Putting in a new toilet is an inexpensive DIY project for most folks.

Thetford 31671 Aqua Magic V White Foot Flush Hi Profile Trailer Camper RV Toilet

4 bolts and a water connection.
My Thedford Aqua Magic Style II only has 2 bolts and the water connection.
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My Thedford Aqua Magic Style II only has 2 bolts and the water connection.
LOL - Yep! 2 bolts on an RV toilet...

Easier than I thought!
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Thumbs up Done Did It- Worked Out Great!



Just to let you all know: I got a brand new high rise Dometic ceramic toilet with optional sprayer installed for $151! Mobile RV repair guys did all the work, including filing with the insurance people. Very happy camper!

Thanks for all the advice and interest shown!

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Glad to hear all worked out well for you!
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Just to let you all know: I got a brand new high rise Dometic ceramic toilet with optional sprayer installed for $151! Mobile RV repair guys did all the work, including filing with the insurance people. Very happy camper!

Thanks for all the advice and interest shown!

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