Whos been using my Toilet?

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  1. jumar

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    Hi funsters, woke this morning visited the loo, as you do, the bowl is filling, not by my doing but with the flush running.
    The pump is off, but a steady drip is filling the bowl.
    A syphoning is possibly happening?
    Anyone has this happen to them, quick replies please, I'm busting now.
     
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    Not had it happen to me but is your flush supplied from a separate water tank above the level of the toilet? If so it could just be a seal.
     
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    Directly fed from main water tank.
     
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    It sound like it is syphoning, probably still due to a seal.

    If you could give some more detail on the toilet make & model someone may have some other solutions.
     
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    We had this problem when we had a caravan, that was down to previous owner not fitting a anti syphon valve, I fitted new one, problem solved.
     
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    If it's fed directly from the main water tank it will be using the main water pump. Is yours a pressurised system or microswitches on the taps, if it is pressurised the toilet has a solenoid valve to open and let the water through to flush it sounds like the valve is leaking.

    If you are worried about it overflowing switch off the pump overnight.

    Martin
     
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    I suspect you've been the victim of an overnight gas attack, with the miscreants using your loo during their evil doings. Check your personal belongings. :LOL:
     
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    :LOL:My personal belongings are untouched.
    And more inkeeping with the initial posting my drip has stopped for now.

    I will monitor the fault and replace if required the valve.

    (Martin) Turning off the pump didnt change anything, it seems to be syphoning.
     
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    To syphon the exit would need to be below the tank water level as you can't syphon up hill. If switching the pump off is going to help you would have to open a tap to release any pressure.

    Otherwise I can't help, Sorry.

    Martin
     
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    Place some tissue around the water outlet and see if it gets wet. You may need to strip it down and check behind outlet to see if loose or cracked or may just need to tighten.
     
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