When your toilet sounds like it randomly flushes, even though nobody is near the toilet, it is referred to as phantom flushing. Despite the name, when a toilet phantom flushes it does not actually flush. The sound you hear that sounds like flushing is the tank refilling water that has been lost, which you hear after you flush a toilet.
The noise. The noise! If you’ve never had a problem with a noisy toilet, you probably think people exaggerate about how annoying it can be. If you’ve had a noisy toilet you know that, if anything, people are underselling it.. Toilets can make all kinds of weird noises for all kinds of weird reasons, but they’re all pretty much equally annoying.
This article defines simple solutions for: 1. GHOST FLUSHING: This can happen intermittently, cycling every few minutes or every few hours 2. FILL VALVE HISS: A noise that is constant and sounds like forced air moving through the toilet. 3. WATER RESONANCE: (constant thumping) A noise you hear when the toilet is flushed and the toilet is running water during its flush cycle
What Causes a Toilet to Make Noise? Toilets can make noise for many reasons: the most common are bad fill valves, calcium deposits inside pipes and leaky toilet valves. In most cases, a cleaning or replacement is needed to correct the problem.
If your toilet makes anything other than the familiar whooshing and gurgling sounds that accompany normal flushing, it's calling for attention. Compared to other appliances, toilets are relatively ...
Why does my toilet randomly make a loud gasping/whooshing noise? The toilet flushes fine but up to 5-10 minutes after flushing the toilet begins making a loud gasping/whooshing noise. It's almost the same noise as it would make when you flush it but not quite. It happens for only a second and goes back to normal.
There are a number of reasons why a toilet may make noise after flushing; however, a loud noise that takes more than a minute after flushing the toilet may indicate a restricted water flow or a problem with water pressure. In such a case, the pressure valve should be adjusted while the toilet is making the noise.
My Toilet Makes Noise When Not in Use – Why? December 6, 2016. Sometimes our customers notice that, after they flush the toilet, it makes a strange whistling or whooshing sound. Other times they notice their toilet keeps running on its own even after the tank is done filling.
It's 2 a.m and you can't sleep because your toilet is running, hissing, and making noises. Watch my video! I show you how to temporarily stop the noise and then how to fix it completely.