Briggs Vacuity problems flushing.

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  1. Dellborg

    Dellborg New Member

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    In my first floor guest bathroom I'm on my second Briggs Vacuity that wont flush. The first one had no problems for about 5 years then started to where nothing would go down, so when I updated the master bathroom I moved that working Briggs Vacuity to the first floor guest bathroom and not long later it started doing the same thing. It seem strange to me 2 have do units having the same problem in the same location. Could it be a problem with the plumbing, may be the slope is not enough and a build up in the pipes is causing back pressure. Open to thoughts on what the problem might be.
     
  2. Reach4

    Reach4 Well-Known Member

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    Yes. It could be a partially blocked drain line.

    Try dumping water into the bowl from a big container from as high as you can as fast as you dare. Maybe that will get things moving along.
     
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