Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 17-09-2014, 20:08   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 2
Electric Toilet installation

just purchased 2010 Mahe 36 and looking at changing to TMC electric toilet. Concerned about making sure it will pump out OK - looking at installing anti siphon between pump and bowl and having a loop below bowl in outlet (25 mm hose).

Has anyone had experience with electric toilet installation?

Mahe36 Grace is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-09-2014, 07:01   #2
Registered User
Marcsailcat's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: St Petersburg, FL
Boat: Fountaine Pajot Greenland 34
Posts: 9
Re: Electric Toilet installation

I replaced both heads in my 2002 FP Greenland 34 recently with Raritan Marine Elegance fresh water flush units. Works great and flushes no problem. The holding tanks in this boat are mounted up high in the nose of each bow; approx 6 feet higher than the toilet pump. I also used the Raritan saniflex hose. No odors and made instal much easier.

Marcsailcat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-09-2014, 22:19   #3
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 2
Re: Electric Toilet installation

Thanks for the reply - sounds good
Mahe36 Grace is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-09-2014, 22:37   #4
Sponsoring Vendor
HopCar's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2011
Location: Miami Florida
Boat: Ellis Flybridge 28
Posts: 3,269
Re: Electric Toilet installation

Since it's an electric toilet, you may want to put the anti-siphon loop in the intake line and equip it with a solenoid valve. It will probably make a neater installation than putting a regular vented loop between the pump and bowl. Both methods will prevent water from syphoning into the bowl.

"...having a loop below bowl in outlet..."

Why would you put a loop below the bowl?
Hopkins-Carter Marine Supplies & Fishing Tackle
What You Need, at the Price You Want...with Service!
HopCar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19-09-2014, 01:33   #5
Registered User
Reefmagnet's Avatar

Join Date: May 2008
Location: puɐןsuǝǝnb 'ʎɐʞɔɐɯ
Boat: Nantucket Island 33
Posts: 2,910
Re: Electric Toilet installation

We have a TMC electric that has been installed by a PO. The intake has a vented loop which tends to draw air during use so the electric solenoid would be a great idea (we put a finger on vent during use). We don't have a loop on the outlet and it doesn't fill the toilet (which would be slightly above the waterline). One thing to be aware of is that the wires going to the macerator should be of adequate size. I had a lot of trouble with ours jamming until I routed heavy wires to the macerator and installed a relay circuit for switching in order to eliminate all low current capacity switches from the macerator power circuit.
Reefmagnet is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 19-09-2014, 21:57   #6
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Adelaide
Boat: FP Mahe
Posts: 8
Re: Electric Toilet installation


Our Mahe has a TMC electric toilet installed with no loop for the inlet. I suppose not required as the bowl is above the waterline.


RJW is offline   Reply With Quote

electric, installation, oil

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Jabsco Electric Toilet Woes Dockhead Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 19 05-04-2014 22:15
TMC Electric Toilet Pump - Anyone Familiar with these ? charliehows Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 32 24-08-2013 10:03
Which Electric Toilet? Dockhead Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 74 25-07-2013 12:08
Electric Toilet oldman66 Construction, Maintenance & Refit 5 27-10-2011 14:45
Electric Toilet Stopped? The Magic Fix... lorenzo b Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 2 22-02-2010 17:12

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 14:02.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.