I tried the bucket of water test, and the toilet worked. I used a
copper wire and went through all the "jets", and they seemed open, but
how much can you see with a mirror. I raised the water level a bit in
the tank, and that made it work better. I also noticed that the water
level in the bowl (after a good flush) is too high, so I think it would
really help if I replaced some of the "guts" of the tank. A new
bathroom is in the plans, but we have a new baby on the way, so I don't
want to tear into it at this point. At worse case I will install a new
toilet to fix the problem.
Thanks for your help
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