Toilet won't flush, Not clogged


Old 09-17-17, 09:20 AM
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Toilet won't flush, Not clogged

Toilet is not clogged but wont flush correctly. When the toilet handle is pulled it will flush and drain some what the first time. If i go to pull it a second time right afterwards the bowl fills and drains very slowly. if i wait about 5 hours then i can flush it once with no problems. We do not know a history since we just purchased this house. This is what I have done so far.

- I put a 1/2 inch snake through both clean outs and toilet all the way to the septic. no blockage
- used a plunger no improvement
- root killer about a week ago
- left the caps off the clean outs in case it is a pressure problem with no improvement
- Purchased a brand new toilet
- poured five gallons of water down the drain with the toilet off and no back ups what so ever

Any ideas?

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Old 09-17-17, 10:55 AM
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So this is all happening with a new toilet?
Old 09-17-17, 11:43 AM
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Ran the snake down the vent line on the roof?
A 1/2 snake is not near big enough to clean out a main drain line.
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