flushing toilet creates sucking sound and rattling in pipes

piasanoMay 19, 2011

Flushing the toilet creates a sucking sound and rattling in the pipes. It sounds like a vacuum extractor! We are on a well system. This has been happening for two years. We are gone in the winter, and the water is turned off for about six months each year.

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You probably have a blocked vent. Perhaps a bird or some other critter has attempted to make a home there, or leaf debris has gotten in.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2011 at 1:37PM
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