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Old 10-19-2014, 10:19 AM   #1
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Toilet leaking

Has anyone had issue with base of toilet leaking on new 5.0TA ? Picked up 10 days ago and can't use toilet due to leak. Shut water off, but can't call Escape until tomorrow, plus we r in NY heading to Fla Monday.
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Old 10-19-2014, 10:49 AM   #2
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Sorry, I can't help... no problems.
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Old 10-19-2014, 11:20 AM   #3
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If it happens with the water on, it must be something with the supply line or valve. I know when I cracked my valve, water ran down the back of the toilet, and out from around the base. I would check all the connections first, otherwise it could likely be something to do with the valve itself.

I am sure Reace will be able to solve it and find a solution for you tomorrow.
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Old 10-19-2014, 11:48 AM   #4
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I had a toilet leak while out camping, water appeared to be trickling from the front of the toilet base onto the floor.

The actual leak was at the rear top of the toilet where the water supply line attaches to the toilet. Reace replaced the rear assembly of the toilet, problem solved.

Sorry, I don't know if the 5.0TA has a water shutoff valve just for the toilet. My 19' is from the recent era when Reace doesn't install a toilet shutoff valve during the factory build, so when I had the leak I had to shut off all water supply to the trailer. It was pretty inconvenient. I tried wrapping teflon tape around the connection, but that didn't solve the problem.

I have since learned that it's apparently pretty easy to buy a "plug" to plug up the water supply line. Apparently you unscrew the water supply line from the toilet, and thread the plug onto the toilet water supply line. This allows the rest of the trailer to have water service while the toilet is out of commission.

Of course, your trailer may already have a toilet shutoff valve, I just don't know. Good luck fixing things up, I know how unpleasant it is to have a toilet leak on a new trailer.
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Old 10-19-2014, 11:59 PM   #5
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Where is the water cut off for the whole trailer? I'm sure I don't have toilet cut off 17b 2012 but in case that happens to me someday I wouldn't know how to shut off the water.
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Where is the water cut off for the whole trailer? I'm sure I don't have toilet cut off 17b 2012 but in case that happens to me someday I wouldn't know how to shut off the water.
There is no valve to shut the water off. If hooked up to city water at a campground, turn off the valve at the site connections, and if using the water from the tank, leave the pump off.
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