Help me fix my Toto Drake

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by topcat, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. topcat

    topcat New Member

    Mar 28, 2007
    My Toto drake is about 2 years old now. I installed it myself. But over the past 2 months it seems like I need to take a plunger to it almost every time more than 3 wads of toilet paper are used... Thoughts on how to troubleshoot this? Water levels seem OK... It flushes great otherwise, just gets stuck with 4 or more wads of toilet paper. Upstairs toto drake (same model) can handle 4 or more wads of toilet paper without ever needing to be plunged.
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    There may be something in the lower trapway that is hanging things up.

    Sometimes, it's a good idea to hold the handle down to drain the entire tank, just to sweep the trapway.
    Anything left over in the trapway can impede the siphon action.
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  4. topcat

    topcat New Member

    Mar 28, 2007
    Thanks, I will give that a try and hopefully it will do better. It's been a great toilet otherwise that I bought and installed from finding your site.
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