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bruciebt

07:28AM | 04/04/06
Member Since: 04/03/06
1 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
I live in a manufactured home & am city sewer line. But when we run water or flush a toilet we can hear the water. Sounds like it is running into an empty tank under the house. I even hear water sometimes when we don't even have any on. It's like i am hearing the neighbors water when it runs.

Thanks for any help.

Sylvan

11:30AM | 04/04/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1579 lifetime posts
Me_office1
Try adjusting the valve under your toilet as a globe valve is designed to throttle and excessive velocity can cause lots of strange sounds and piping erosion

TheGreatDivide

05:25PM | 04/07/06
Member Since: 04/02/06
5 lifetime posts
Can you please explain exactly what you mean by this -- don't have the valve fully open???

I have a knocking noise also and it seems like the toilet may be related. Can't yet tell where the sound actually is happening -- upstairs in the walls somewhere.

Thanks

Sylvan

01:59PM | 04/08/06
Member Since: 01/24/06
1579 lifetime posts
Me_office1
means that closing the water supply slightly so less volume is flowing through the piping and excessive velocity can cause all kinds of wacky sounds
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