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Old 03-21-2018, 01:45 PM   #1
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Default Singing toilets ?

Two of my toilets in the house have recently developed a high-pitched noise when flushed. Almost sounds like a cat M-E-O-W ! Very strange.

I replaced the 'flapper' in one of the toilets to test if that was the problem, but makes no difference.

Thoughts ?
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Old 03-21-2018, 02:01 PM   #2
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Two of my toilets in the house have recently developed a high-pitched noise when flushed. Almost sounds like a cat M-E-O-W ! Very strange.

I replaced the 'flapper' in one of the toilets to test if that was the problem, but makes no difference.

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I have noticed that my shower (when I shut the water off when finished) makes a high pitched noise but never my toilet.
That only makes funny noises before I flush...
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Old 03-21-2018, 02:56 PM   #3
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Two of my toilets in the house have recently developed a high-pitched noise when flushed. Almost sounds like a cat M-E-O-W ! Very strange.

I replaced the 'flapper' in one of the toilets to test if that was the problem, but makes no difference.

Thoughts ?
They are crying out because they have a $hitty job.

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Old 03-21-2018, 04:32 PM   #4
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Try flushing down 2 large boxes of Cheez-its 3 times a day for 2 weeks.
If that doesn't work than try 3 large boxes.

This might also help reduce the availability of cheese-its that are fed to the geese.
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Old 03-21-2018, 04:50 PM   #5
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I am not a plumber.....FWIW

I have had the same issue and learned that it was a "low flow" of water coming in to the toilet tank. Same issue happened with my dish washer (not my wife, the actual machine that washes dishes)

In my case it was a metal ballcock valve.The new ones are plastic and I believe they are part of the "toilet repair kit". It is not a difficult part to replace if you are comfortable with DYI.
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Try flushing down 2 large boxes of Cheez-its 3 times a day for 2 weeks.
If that doesn't work than try 3 large boxes.

This might also help reduce the availability of cheese-its that are fed to the geese.

UH oh. You are in trouble for going off topic. But I am laughing anyway.
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Old 03-22-2018, 07:09 AM   #7
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Hmmm that's typically a partially clogged valve unit in the bowl also can search that on Google to verify. Kind of strange both started at once maybe some work was done in the water line and sediment pushed through?
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Sounds like a noise from refilling. I'll bet its your float valve.
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Old 05-03-2018, 06:39 PM   #9
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Now several faucets are singing also, what the heck is going on.

FYI, I have city water !
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Old 05-03-2018, 07:40 PM   #10
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Now several faucets are singing also, what the heck is going on.

FYI, I have city water !
You have not mentioned if you tried any of the above advise. City water has no bearing on this.
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Now several faucets are singing also, what the heck is going on.

FYI, I have city water !
Are they all singing the same song?🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶
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Sing Misty for me!!

My pipes sing when I leave the outside water on with a hose attached. There is a back flow preventer on the spigot that whistles Dixie, groans and generally complains when water is used inside and I forgot to turn the outside water off.
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May be sediment lots of cities/towns now are flushing fire hydrants we get some brown water pushing through when they do our street.
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Mine did it as well, Unfortunately it was the 1st sign of hard water destroying my entire system.
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