I've seen this problem discussed before in this NG but the situation
here is a little different than what I've read.
After every flush in the 2nd floor bathroom in our condo (built in '93),
I hear a loud deep clunk simultaneous with gurgling in the adjacent tub
drain immediately after the bowl water is flushed (ie not related to the
Any thoughts? Is the toilet clogged? Everything flushes fine as far as
I can tell though.
Gurgling in the tub drain strongly suggests a venting problem
(e.g., clogged vent).
Just guessing, but the clunk may be the "slug" of water
hitting a turn in the drain.
Is the condo assoc responsible for this kind of problem?
On a similar note (no pun on the slam and gurgle :+):
Our second floor toilet does the same thing, but no gurgle. The main
vent is no more than 1 foot from the toilet. I'm not sure fo the exact
route plumbing bebeath the floor, but the toilet shoudl have a clear
shot right down the main standpipe (vent) (4") and into the sewer. The
standpipe goes right out the roof and is very clear.
When the flapper closes on the toilet, the toilet makes a ferocious
sucking sound. The sink and tub in the room are OK.
What is making the toilet "slam" shut, and how can I stop it?
Thanks for any clues...
Joseph Meehan wrote:
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