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DALED1

05:21AM | 07/16/07
Member Since: 07/15/07
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ALL LINES HAVE BEEN CLEARED. TOILET BOWL DRAINS SLOWLY--BUT DOES NOT COMPLETLY EMPTY. NO LEAKS ARE NOTICEABLE. IT IS NOT SIPHONING ALL THE WATER OUT OF BOWL. COULD IT BE THE WAX RING SUCKING AIR BUT NOT LEAKING OR A CRACK INSIDE THE BOWL THAT CAN'T BE SEEN FROM THE OUTSIDE?

NOTE--THIS IS AN OLDER MODEL TOILET (40 YEARS OLD).

THANKS

DIYPLUMBER

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DALED1

07:44AM | 07/25/07
Member Since: 07/15/07
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I FOUND THE REASON. ABOUT 10 DAYS BEFORE WE HAD THE PROBLEM, MY WIFE PUT A BLUE TABLET IN THE TANK.

WE PREVIOUSLY HAD ROOTS IN THE DRAIN LINE SO I THOUGHT THAT WAS THE PROBLEM AGAIN, SO I DUG UP THE LINE AND REPLACED THE JOINT THAT HAD THE ROOTS IN IT.AFTER DOING THAT AND CLEANING THE WHOLE DRAIN LINE AND THE VENT. I FLUSHED AND THE TOILET STILL WOULDN'T EMPTY COMPLETELY. LUCKILY I FOUND ANOTHER WEB SITE ABOUT TOILETS TITLED "BLUE GOO". I TOOK OUT THE BLUE GOO TABLET AND CLEANED THE TANK AND AFTER A FEW FLUSHES, IT'S FINE.

AS FAR AS I KNOW THERE IS NO WARNING LABEL ON THE BOX OF BLE TABLETS.

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