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Old 06-15-2008
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Default Microphor toilet HELP HELP

I need some help. I have a Microphor toilet, model lf-220, in a 1991 WLWB. After moving the coach to Ocean City MD yesterday I hooked up everything and was watching the Open when I noticed water running out the of the front door. Water was overflowing from the toilet. I shut off the shore water and cleaned up the mess. Now the water overflows from the toilet with either shore water or 12v holding tank water. Where do I start and where can I get parts. Thanks, Jim Barone, fulltiming currently in Ocean City Maryland
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Hi Jim,

Check www.microphor.com, they have manuals and parts.

HTH, Joe
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Hi Jim,

The Toilet should have a manual shut-off valve located under either the kitchen cabinet or under the vanity like mine is (see the attachment). You can turn the valve off to stop the flood problem.

You may have to pull out shelves, etc. to find it but it should be there.

Note: You can then flush by pouring water into the toilet (as needed) until you can fix the toilet.

If your toilet looks like mine, the lid pulls off (Velcro). The flush solenoid valve is located inside.
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Old 06-15-2008
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Wink Microphor toilet

Jim, We have a 95 BMC with microphor and just had the same problem on an 8 week trip out west. I called microphor who immediately pinpointed the problem and emailed me 4 pages of microphor info which covered the fix. I was hesitant to dig in and screw it up more and they sent me a VHS tape which went thru the steps. It became so irritating that I dug in as per emailed pages and fixed the problem before I received the video. The problem is that there is a piece of debris near/at the diaphragm which causes the running. - ours overflowed twice but not much either time. I could email you the instructions if you send me your email address. I just tried to attach it here and - - - maybe it worked.
Ed Nowokunski - thudpilot1@yahoo.com.

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i never had good luck with the air flush microphor toilet in my 93WB, i replaced it with a standard drop through toilet,which has been trouble free.
i do have a microphor air flush toilet here,not very old if anybody needs parts,not free,but cheap!

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Has anybody done a rebuild/repair to the Microphor air compressor? Ours has quit, so I need to get into it. I thought it was at least trying to work, while we were bringing her home; but once in the drive, the compressor is just sitting there. Microphor tells me it's a non-serviceable part, you have to buy the motor/pump assembly, for about $300. Since I can't hurt it anymore than it currently already is, might as well try.
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i think i have a used one.
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Has anybody done a rebuild/repair to the Microphor air compressor? Ours has quit, so I need to get into it. I thought it was at least trying to work, while we were bringing her home; but once in the drive, the compressor is just sitting there. Microphor tells me it's a non-serviceable part, you have to buy the motor/pump assembly, for about $300. Since I can't hurt it anymore than it currently already is, might as well try.
If it is the same model as mine it is a Thomas 12v compressor pump with a pancake tank. The rebuild kit comes with the flat mitral valves, the cylinder and the piston for about $65. It takes about 1 hour to do the job. 3/8 open end wrench and a phillips screwdriver. A couple of beer help.
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Old 06-17-2008
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Leroy,
It's the motor that's quit. I think the pump is okay. It is a Thomas.

Randy,
How much?
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Where can one get the rebuild kit? I have two of them, one bad, one questionable. I really need the pancake tank, but refuse to pay (so far ) the price Microphor wants for it.
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