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Old 11-29-2013, 12:16 PM   #1
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Toilet Stopped Up

Is it ok to plunge an RV toilet like you would a residential toilet?
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:21 PM   #2
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I would guess so.
What model and brand do you have.
Mine is a straight line drop only way for it to get plugged is if the black tank is full.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:23 PM   #3
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Is the black tank full? Our toilet is a straight drop to the black tank and should not be able to stop up.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:45 PM   #4
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Just dumped the tank - Not sure if mine is a straight drop or not. I think I will gently try it...
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:53 PM   #5
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Turn off the water to the toilet.
Hold the flush lever down/open.
Look down the hole with a flashlight.
You will be able to see if the tank is empty.
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Old 11-29-2013, 01:35 PM   #6
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I know you said that you just dumped the black tank but did it actually empty? If id did not empty there could be a blockage at the valve.
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Old 11-29-2013, 02:52 PM   #7
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How did it happen? I don't know, but mine was plugged recently, and the tank was not full. I used a stick, pushed it into the plug, and it cleared it out. Worked for me.

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Old 11-29-2013, 04:49 PM   #8
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Is it ok to plunge an RV toilet like you would a residential toilet?
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Don't think it wold hut but doubt that it will help......

X2 on other recommendations.......mine is not a straight drop I have a plumbers snake along ...............
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Is it just a coincidence that there are more than the usual amount of posts about clogged/stopped up toilets the day after the big Thanksgiving meal or not?
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Is it just a coincidence that there are more than the usual amount of posts about clogged/stopped up toilets the day after the big Thanksgiving meal or not?
Pure conjecture, I'm almost certain of it....
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