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Old 06-28-2015, 09:14 AM   #1
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Wet wipes clogged toilet

Hello, I have a 2006 Rockwood fifth wheel. The toilet is clogged somewhere underneath and is almost backed up to the valve at the bowl. There's wAter in there too so I believe it's completely clogged. I tried the dumping boiling water in the bowl trick to no avail. Anyone know a way to clear these things out? Coat hanger down the hole? I'm afraid to just start jamming stuff down there and create a bigger problem. Please help. Thank you, Gordon.
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Old 06-28-2015, 09:17 AM   #2
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Might try a toilet wand to stick down the hole, or try using a tank flusher. I have a Valtera unit that back flushes the tank from the dump side. I have also used the wand to clean things from the toilet side. If by wet wipes you mean not just TP... Nothing but pee, poo and TP in the tank or you get a jam.

EDIT: Have you actually tried to dump and got nothing out?
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Toilet wand? Yeah I'm learning this.
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Old 06-28-2015, 09:24 AM   #4
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They sell them at Wally World and in the camp stores sometimes.
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I would make a hook out of a metal coat hanger and get that wet wipe out from the top. Once in the tank it can cause an even more expensive repair.

I would unbolt the toilet stool before I pushed it into the tank.

We too use wet ones but I have a small spring top trash can (with plastic bag) just for them. This is NOT your house toilet and "flushables" should never be flushed into an RV's holding tank.
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Old 06-28-2015, 09:25 AM   #6
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Use this now:


and love it.
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I would make a hook out of a metal coat hanger and get that wet wipe out from the top. Once in the tank it can cause an even more expensive repair.

I would unbolt the toilet stool before I pushed it into the tank.

We too use wet ones but I have a small spring top trash can (with plastic bag) just for them. This is NOT your house toilet and "flushables" should never be flushed into an RV's holding tank.

I am just surprised that they clogged things up so fast, I guess, unless they were really wadded up.

I know I added it late but did you actually dump and open all the valves and all.. Just want to make sure the tank is just not full.
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That reverse flush valve, it doesn't blow back out the bowl?
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I found one of these does a bit better job than a rotating tank wand.
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No you stop filling the tank before that happens... Otherwise you may get wet. It has a water shut off valve build on it along with the large gate valve for the sewer line. I run it for 2 minutes, drain, then 2 more minutes. So far no clogs and no sensor reading issues.
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