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Old 04-21-2021, 04:54 PM   #1
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Hi everyone! Hate that this is my first question on the forum

We don’t see a name brand on the toilet of our new-to-us 1986 Khashing Spindrift 40, but we had guests this past weekend and now the toilet is spitting water when we flush it. It IS flushing at least. Anyone have advice? We are not handy and getting someone to come out and help repair will take a looonnng time (says our recent experience). I have a video if that will help. Not sure how to post it, but I uploaded it on my profile I think.

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Welcome aboard. I deleted your duplicate thread. First off what brand and model of head do you have?
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Old 04-21-2021, 06:17 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard. I deleted your duplicate thread. First off what brand and model of head do you have?
We couldn't find a brand or model anywhere. Is there someplace specific to look for that? We have left the boat for the day but I will look again this weekend.
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We couldn't find a brand or model anywhere. Is there someplace specific to look for that? We have left the boat for the day but I will look again this weekend.



Post a pic or two. That could help.
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Old 04-21-2021, 06:41 PM   #5
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I did not see your video, but you should post a photo or two of the commode because there are folks here who can help based on some good evidence like that.
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Old 04-21-2021, 06:56 PM   #6
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To post a photo or two find the ones you want andet them up so they are easily found. I usually set them up in a desktop file
>Go to the "Go Advanced" box just below the the reply box and click it. The box will change and present a whole mess of other features.

Scroll down to "ADDITIONAL OPTIONS" and find "MANAGE ATTACHMENTS" and click Manage attachments.

A drop down box will appear with CHOOSE FILE. Click one and then find the photo you want to load and click it. GO on to choose any other photos with the same procedure. When all you want to send are loaded click "UPLOAD" Then you can close the box and the photos should be listed in your posting box.

Fill in any message you want to use to explain and then click "SUBMIT REPLY"

I think I have it right.
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Ok thank you! Working on the picture uploads now.
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Hoping this worked. It would not allow the video.
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Looks Jabsco to the untrained eye. (Keep eye closed during spitback).
We get the same thing with a Jabsco initially during a flush, then it`s ok. The Manual is onboard and I`m not so I can`t give you the model but I suspect "Elegance". I suspected a tight exit turn in the outbound tubing. It doesn`t prevent adequate flushing and hasn`t for a year of ownership of attached boat.
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Old 04-21-2021, 08:28 PM   #10
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Thank you for the reply!



Here is the video, is this what yours does BruceK?
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Peggie Hall is a member here with a user name The Head Mistress. She is the guru in all things related to a head. Send her a PM to look at the thread, maybe she can figure it out.
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Our Head Mistress may confirm but indeed it looks like a Jabsco to me.
For what I see in your video you got the bidet option!

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Old 04-21-2021, 08:35 PM   #13
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Mind doesn't do that.

Wild guessing that the discharge may be constricted and some of what is getting pushed down is briefly under pressure and pushes back up?

If it were me, aid start at the discharge on the unit and work my way back to the holding tank looking for a constriction, especially at valves and angle fittings and to see if the scaling has really significantly narrowed the hose anywhere.
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Old 04-21-2021, 08:47 PM   #14
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Thanks so much for all the replies! We are not handy but will try those ideas gkesden. And LOL on the bidet option! Will message Peggie too
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I think it is a Jabsco 37010 series toilet.

My guess is that your discharge hose is higher than the toilet at some point and when you stop pumping water flows back.

Go here, scroll down to the exploded view, try replacing part #11.
https://www.xylem.com/siteassets/bra...sheet---en.pdf
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Actually, HopCar may be spot on. Those Joker valves are....well...jokers.
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Thanks HopCar! It seemed to run fine until this past weekend. I printed off the manual you posted and we will give it a go.
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It could be a Jabsco or it could just as easily be any one of several other basic macerating electric toilets made here and in other countries. (Bruce, it's definitely NOT an "Elegance" which btw, is a Raritan toilet!) You may find the brand name if your remove the cover that over the part that's sticking out the back or side of the base in your second photo. Whether you do or not, I need to see a photo of that part with the cover off. There seems to be some kind of embossed label on the front of the base that the bowl is sitting on.



Do you know whether it's a sea water toilet or uses onboard pressurized fresh water?


The problem may not even be in the toilet...a blocked holding tank vent will pressurize a system, causing flushes to spit up. Have you successfully pumped out the tank?


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I'll have a better idea of the problem once I see photos of more than just the bowl (all toilet bowls look alike) and the seat and have the answers to my questions
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You raise a good point, Parks, but it looks a bit sleek to be a 37010...and it raises another question: Is the toilet "burping" and actually spitting up? Or is water and/or maybe some of the flush too just running back into the bowl?


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You raise a good point, Parks, but it looks a bit sleek to be a 37010...and it raises another question: Is the toilet "burping" and actually spitting up? Or is water and/or maybe some of the flush too just running back into the bowl?


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Could it be the tank vent blocked so when the toilet flushes it pressurize the tank/hose and "spit" the water back?

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