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Old 4/24/10, 5:36 PM
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I was wondering what causes toilets to burp or gurgle when their flushed. I have not found anything on this. From what I understand is if its a bad vent, then you need to flush more than once. Could the burping be from bad venting also?
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Old 4/24/10, 6:39 PM
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Could be vent is partially clogged,check from the roof.
How far away is the stack?

Sometimes a hard object such as a toothbrush gets caught in the trap and causes issues.
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Old 4/24/10, 6:49 PM
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Common' Sonny. Don't you let out a burp after a big meal?



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Old 4/25/10, 7:01 PM
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Could be vent is partially clogged,check from the roof.
How far away is the stack?

Sometimes a hard object such as a toothbrush gets caught in the trap and causes issues.
The stack is right there, from what I can tell. I just cant figure it out
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Old 4/25/10, 7:20 PM
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double post...

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Old 4/25/10, 7:21 PM
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Does this have a septic tank? It may need to be pumped. A plugged screen or drain field would do it.
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Old 4/27/10, 9:02 PM
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I recently had a cell phone blocking a toilet, so don't rule out an obstruction.
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Old 4/27/10, 9:43 PM
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I recently had a cell phone blocking a toilet, so don't rule out an obstruction.
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Old 4/27/10, 9:55 PM
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My toilet makes a farting sound when I sit on it. Is this normal??



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Old 4/27/10, 9:58 PM
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My toilet makes a farting sound when I sit on it. Is this normal??
That's interesting... Mine does the same thing when I'm standing in front of it.



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Could be vent is partially clogged,check from the roof.
How far away is the stack?

Sometimes a hard object such as a toothbrush gets caught in the trap and causes issues.
Bob...... you aren't rinsing your toothbrush in the "magic spring" again, are you?




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Bob...... you aren't rinsing your toothbrush in the "magic spring" again, are you?
Yuck
Then I couldn't drink it.
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