bubbles coming up in toilet.....


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Old 10-11-17, 03:16 PM
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bubbles coming up in toilet.....

Hello guys, I am new to this forum and i was hoping someone can help me out. I reside in the Danbury, CT area and i have a septic system. 2 days ago after purchasing a new washer we notice that the toilet in the laundry room makes a gurgling sound and bubbles come up in the water when the washer started draining after the spin cycle. A day after that it happened again after my wife used the sink that's also in the laundry room. I was wondering if that signifies that i have some type of venting issue going on? Any help would be appreciated and thank you.
 
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Old 10-11-17, 03:24 PM
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Two possibilities are likely. A clog somewhere in the drain line or you have a vent problem (no vent, improperly piped or clogged vent).
 
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Old 10-11-17, 03:45 PM
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Thank you, i will try to snake the line and check the vent.
 
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Old 10-11-17, 04:36 PM
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First thing to do is pump the septic..

when was the last time it was pumped..

If its full and you have field issues then your line is filled with effluent.

They/you will know when its pumped if thats the issue..

Also if it were a clog the time to snake it is immediately after it gets pumped..

The test is flush the toilet after tank is pumped to see/hear if line is clear...
 
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It's usually one of the two possibilities that Dane mentioned. However, it sounds like the new washer is pumping the water faster than the old washer. What size are the drain pipes? Some pics might help.
 
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Sorry guys went away for the weekend. To answer lawrosa - the septic system was pumped and inspected in the spring of this year.

Donato - the drain pipe that the washer is draining into is either 1 1/2" or 2" i'm not sure at the moment. i will upoad pictures tomorrow of the area.
 
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Old 10-16-17, 08:52 PM
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Dont matter. If you have a running toilet or or using a lot of water your field could be saturated...

At least a partial to get below the inlet /outlets so you can see if you have a clog or a field issue...


But its your house....
 
 

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