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Old 06-15-2011, 06:58 PM   #15
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Welcome back! I had hoped to see you when I was supposed to go to 4CU Rally. The trip got cancelled to have Gall Bladder surgery. Gall Bladder surgery got cancelled to attend my Fathers Funeral.

Back to your problems.
The toilet seal to the flange may have dried out. Your vacuum relief valve for your sink may have failed. If you have an O-ring in the toilet it may have a cut or shunk.
Glad you have a new SO as well.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:04 PM   #16
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We just had this problem...two days ago. It smelled so bad I almost passed out in the bathroom or threw up.

After doing some online research, we dumped the tank containing the chemical helpers. Flushed it twice with water. Filled it 1/4 with water and dumped half a box of baking soda. Let it sit over night and the smell has almost completely gone.

We quit using our vent fan which seemed to create more of a problem. We also quit using the toilet additives.

We plan on putting more baking soda and 1/2 tank of water when we move this week. Hoping it will slosh around and help clean out the tank some more.

Not sure if this will be a "permanent fix" or not, but it is working so far.



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Old 07-25-2012, 08:21 PM   #17
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Did you ever get the problem resolved? I'm having the same issue - odor is strongest in the closet and under the sink. I've cleaned, checked the vent, the seals on the pipe, the toilet tank, etc. etc.
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Old 07-26-2012, 12:29 AM   #18
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