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Clearing RV Toilet Clogs

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Key Points:

  • Always be sure you know exactly which clog you are dealing with before trying to fix it.
  • There are easy fixes for all three types of RV clogs; if misreading sensors are the issue, we have also provided resources to take care of that problem.

No one likes having to fix a toilet clog at home, much less in an RV where your only recourse if you can’t fix it may be the campground outhouse or worse…an ant-infested log. You’ll be happy to know that we get calls from dozens of RVers (even seasoned pros) every single week who are struggling with how to unclog an RV toilet, so you’re not alone. In this guide we’ll give you resources to diagnose and fix any RV toilet clog.

Determine the Type of RV Toilet Clog

Knowing the type of clog you are dealing with is very important because there are different techniques you may need to use to free one clog as opposed to another type. We have provided a very easy litmus test below to help you determine what kind of issue you are experiencing, and then we’ll show you how to fix it! Refer to our guide, What Kind of RV Toilet Clog do I Have?

How to Clear All Three Types of Clogs

Any clog in an RV toilet is no fun to deal with, but the good news is that we have guides that will walk you through fixing any type of clog that may develop, even if it’s just misreading sensors making you think you have a clog.

Guide: How to Clear a Pyramid Plug

Guide: How to Clear a Clogged RV Black Tank

Guide: How to Clear a Blocked RV Toilet Line

Guide: How to Clean and Restore RV Holding Tank Sensors 


We have an entire series of articles dedicated just to solving and preventing clogs in your RV toilet, so start reading the Series on RV Toilet Clogs today. Here’s a brief review of what we covered in this guide:

  • Make sure you know what kind of clog you have before you begin trying to clear it.
  • We have easy-to-follow instructions for clearing every type of RV toilet clog.

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