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Old 09-26-2013, 12:52 PM   #1
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Broken ABS pipe under closet flange


I'm setting a toilet for our new basement bathroom. When cutting the pipe (3" ABS), so the flange is at the right height, the pipe broke. Is there a way to fix this without having to break the floor up?

The pipe is attached to a flexible coupling that was used to extend the pipe from the existing drain. Above the coupling, there's only about a 1/4" of pipe (at the lowest point). I'm not sure if using a reamer bit is possible (or recommended) so I can ream out the existing pipe and insert a new piece.
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Old 09-26-2013, 03:51 PM   #2
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Broken ABS pipe under closet flange


loosen the hose clamp and pull the broken pipe out

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Broken ABS pipe under closet flange


Break out the concrete...
What is the Styrofoam on the floor for?
That stuff is way to soft to set a fixture on.
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