The toilet is clogged.
- Before you begin the steps to determine what caused the problem, it is essential that the bowl is clean. This may mean that you have to flush a few times or, if your toilet is completely clogged, you may need to plunge.
Important: Do not continue to the next step until the bowl is clean. If you're having trouble getting the bowl clean, you may need to consult a plumber.
- Reset the toilet with a new wax ring. You may need to consult a plumber to do so.
- Flush the toilet.
- Does it work?