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You need to use a closet auger (a specialized snake for toilets)
i have one
Have you tried cranking it in both directions?
i have one of these but cannot get it past the 180 turn and it is scratching the bowl
yes, I have cranked it in each direction
Have you pulled the handle all the way out so only the head of the auger is showing when you start to crank?
I have put it in as far as I can with it in the sleeve. The problem is at the turn
I don't know if that is the issue
Is there some other reason that it would not be flushing
If you can't get the auger through the bowl then there could be something caught in the bowl. You should be able to fully extend the auger all the way into the bowl
it is in the bowl and goes up to the turn, but not any further
Other than a blockage one other possible cause would be a venting problem
I could pull the toliet out and go from other side but I dont want to do that unless I have no other choice
this is a toilet that I have used for 2 years
with no issues
One other thing you can check is the siphon jet
not sure how to check that
This is the ~3/4" diameter hole in the bottom of the bowl below the water line
checked it allready
there are no obstructions
Then you either have something caught in the bowl. I could write a book about all the strange stuff I've pulled out of toilets. Pulling the toilet off the floor is the next step
If you can't clear it that way then something is lodged where you can't reach it or you cluold have a blocked vent
that is what I thougt, but wanted to check to see if there was some other way
do you have any more questions?
how do I check the vent
If this is not an old house the chances of a blocked vent are very low. Without knowledge of how plumbing systems are piped you can't check it. If your toilet drain is a branch off the main stack (vertical drain) then the chances are extremely low that it's a blocked vent
all the other toilets are working so I agree that a blocked vent is unlikely
anything else I can answer for you?
I guess not, thanks
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