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Old 05-05-2014, 07:33 PM   #11
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Interesting ... I talked with a neighboring dealer today (not a RW or CR dealer) and he suggested that the Thedford toilet is not at fault for failing to shut off and overflowing the bowl. He believes it's the metal filings and other detreous which occur in all new units, and if in the FW tank will find its way to the toilet valve, causing the leak. He suggests a good coarse-sediment filter in the line to capture the crud. Any thoughts on this?
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Old 05-05-2014, 07:42 PM   #12
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I will say we have always used the factory water filter, and I'm never seen filings or other debris in the filter. Not sure if I would agree with the Dealer's assessment.
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Mine only failed to shut off once, I blamed it on very low water pressure at the park we were in at the time, only 24-26 psi at the faucet, so after a sediment filter, water softener, & the on-board charcoal filter it had to be very low. No problems since.
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FWIW having looked at the way the pedal moves both the water and the sewer valve on the toilet (and having moved these manually for a month to flush the toilet before we replaced it) I would suspect that the movement of the pedal out of it's socket a bit is causing the water valve not to close completely.
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Old 05-06-2014, 11:39 AM   #15
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I will say we have always used the factory water filter, and I'm never seen filings or other debris in the filter. Not sure if I would agree with the Dealer's assessment.
I agree with you, and that's why I posted his suggestion - to get more feedback. Thanks...
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Mine only failed to shut off once, I blamed it on very low water pressure at the park we were in at the time, only 24-26 psi at the faucet, so after a sediment filter, water softener, & the on-board charcoal filter it had to be very low. No problems since.
Good info ... Thanks, Danny.
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FWIW having looked at the way the pedal moves both the water and the sewer valve on the toilet (and having moved these manually for a month to flush the toilet before we replaced it) I would suspect that the movement of the pedal out of it's socket a bit is causing the water valve not to close completely.
Excellent observation ... Thanks. I'm even more convinced that I'll swap out the toilet before I take delivery of the GK.
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