Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet Pedal Flush - 2021 Review

Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet Pedal Flush – 2021 Review

A toilet is an essential thing in all homes. Whether you spend time at home or not, you still need to have a toilet in your home. Moreover, if you are interested in tourism and have a recreational vehicle, then the tour vehicle also must have a toilet. Therefore, buying a good quality toilet is extremely important for homes as well as vehicles as you don’t change toilets every day.

More importantly, buying a good quality toilet will make you stress-free for a long time as that can be used for a long time. There are many different types of toilets available in the market; however, RV toilets are one of the best.

Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet is one of the best toilets available in the market. It is available at an affordable rate with so many amazing features. If your toilet is leaked or you want to upgrade your current toilet, buying an Aqua-Magic toilet will be a good choice. It is quite easy to remove as well as easy to install.

The good thing about this toilet is that is available in low as well as tall profile heights. However, the tall design offers more comfortable seating. Another amazing thing about this toilet is that it is designed in such a way that it fits nearly all standard RV installations which includes standard RV bathrooms as well as combination units.

Specification

If you are in a hurry, here is a quick overview of the Aqua-Magic V RV toilet:

Product Name Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet
Item model number ‎31671
Brand Thetford
Color White
Material Plastic
Exterior ‎Smooth
Installation Type Floor Mounted
Folding ‎No
Cover Included Aqua-Magic V High Profile, Flange Seal, 2 x Bolts Covers, 2 x Nuts, 2 x Bolts
Warranty  3 years
Item Weight ‎9.08 pounds
Item Dimensions (inches) 17 (L) x 15 (W) x 18.5 (H) 
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Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet Pedal Flush Specification

Features

The Aqua-Magic V RV comes with quite a comfortable seat. However, we don’t have to sit on a toilet chair for a long time but in case you have some problem and have to sit for a long time. Honestly, you will not tire sitting on it even after sitting on it for a long time.

The other amazing thing which I like the most about the flush is its durability. You can use it without any fear, it will surely be last for years. I have been personally used it for a few years but up till now didn’t find fault in it. Also, it is quite easy to clean.

Moreover, the weight of the flush is light so you can comfortably fit in all recreational vehicles. It is quite easy to install as well. The single-pedal system, water-saving hand sprayer make it more appealing. It is perfect in all its aspects.

Installation

As we mentioned earlier, this toilet is quite easy to install. You don’t need any skill or special tools to install the toilet. Just use your hands for installing the flush; It takes hardly one hour to install the complete toilet. Moreover, the instructions are also included in the kit.

However, some basic installation steps are as follows:

  • First of all, turn off the supply of water to the toilet.
  • In the next step, carefully remove the old toilet by removing the nuts from the floor bolts.
  • After removing, discard the old toilet properly. For disposing follow all disposal restrictions.
  • In the next step, replace the flange with a new one which may be included in your new toilet.
  • Adjust the new toilet and set it into the correct position.
  • After adjusting, tighten the nuts. However, make sure not to over-tighten the nuts.
  • Lastly, connect the water supply to the toilet. Keep in mind that after connecting the water supply test the flush so that you know whether there’s any leakage or not.

Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet Pedal Flush Installation

How does Thetford RV Toilet Works?

The Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet comes with around 18-inch-tall seat height. The toilet’s single pedal offers two different functions; you can depress the pedal fully to flush to the toilet, and also you can depress the pedal partially to fill the bowl.

Choose an optional hand sprayer and you can easily clean your toilet at any time. The good thing about the toilet is that it is perfect for spot cleaning throughout the season. Moreover, before preparing your RV for winter storage, use foot pedals to increase pressure for deep weather cleaning.

Keep in mind that when you are not using the toilet, keep the lid completely closed. Also, if it is closed, it prevents debris from falling into the tank. Lastly, you can choose the toilet with a foot pedal or another with a handle flush that is mounted on the back of the toilet; it totally depends on you.

Does a Gasket Seal Come with it?

No, it doesn’t come with a Gasket seal. A gasket seal is very important as it connects two flanges or components that have the same surfaces. It is used wherever a flange is required to prevent leaking. In Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet Pedal there’s no Gasket seal, so you have to add an additional flange gasket.

If you want to buy a toilet that comes with a gasket, then go for Dometic 320 Series Standard Height Toilet w/Hand Spray.

Dometic 320 Series Standard Height Toilet wHand Spray, White

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great value for the money.
  • It is quite easy to install.
  • The height of the seat is good as well as comfortable.
  • It has a dual-action foot pedal.
Cons
  • There’s no flange gasket in the package.
  • The seat is of the toilet is a little shaky.
  • The flush pressure is not that fast.
  • The bowl depth is not that large, which can be an issue for some users.
  • The lid is not that sturdy so it may be not so good for larger individuals.

 

 

Buying Guide

In this section, I will discuss some of the things you should consider before buying an RV toilet.

Aqua-Magic V RV Toilet Pedal Flush

Comfort

Comfortability is the first thing you look at before buying a toilet. The toilet must have a tall height as well as a comfortable big seat.

Installation Process

If you hate the special installation procedures of the toilets, then go for a toilet that can be easily fitted without the need for a wrench, etc. Try to buy a toilet with a simple installation procedure.

Features

Try to buy a toilet that suits your needs. For example, buy a toilet that fits your needs in terms of convenience, size, budget, and hygiene.

Hygiene

Everyone one of us likes clean things, there’s hardly one person that dislikes cleaning. So, try to buy a toilet that is as hygienic as possible and easy to clean.

Price

Lastly, if you need a toilet only for occasional use, then try to buy a toilet that is cheap and affordable without spending hundreds of dollars. There are many toilets available in the market that can be bought for much less cost.

FAQ’s

How do I remove the Thetford Aqua Magic toilet?
First of all, disconnect the water supply line. Most of the toilets’ water supply is located on the rear of the toilet. After that, remove the nuts from both sides of the toilet. Lastly, carefully lift the toilet straight up from the closet flange.
What is a vacuum breaker on an RV toilet?
Vacuum breakers are an essential part of any plumbing system which is connected to a toilet. It must on all toilets. The breaker protects the water supply from contamination from back syphilis and backflow. Lastly, it prevents wastewater from returning to its freshwater, this is why it is very important in all toilets.
What cleaner is safe for the RV toilet?
Basically, there are two basic types of RV toilet bowl cleaners. The first one is safe and the other one is chemical. Safe products are much safer and better for RV toilets than chemical cleaners. Thetford Aqua Clean RV Toilet Cleaner, and Non-Abrasive Bowl Brush or Sponge are best for cleaning the toilet bowl.
Can you put vinegar in an RV toilet?
Yes, you can put vinegar in diluted form to clean the RV toilet. Vinegar helps to remove hard stains if you put a cup of diluted vinegar in a bowl at night and then clean it the next morning. By doing so, you can easily clean your toilet from the hard-to-clean spots and stains.

 

Our Verdict

To conclude here, Aqua-Magic V RV is one of the best toilets available in the market at an affordable rate. It comes with a taller seat height, and it is quite easy to install as well. Moreover, it is comfortable, hygienic, and of great value for your money. So, for me, it is a good toilet at this price. Therefore, I highly recommend you to buy this one if you want a good toilet at an amazing price.

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