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Old 10-15-2007, 07:33 AM   #16
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That might work. I bought some other glue so I'll see if that works first. If not, I'll try the tube idea. Thanks!

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I'd buy a pipe tap in a size just too big to slide into the broken PVC. Then tap the PVC that's glued inside the valve. Get a threaded male PVC adapter that's the same size as the tap. Thread it in there with thread sealant, and you're all set. You can then glue a piece of PVC to the MPT fitting, and for pete's sake, install a door stop!
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I'd buy a pipe tap in a size just too big to slide into the broken PVC. Then tap the PVC that's glued inside the valve. Get a threaded male PVC adapter that's the same size as the tap. Thread it in there with thread sealant, and you're all set. You can then glue a piece of PVC to the MPT fitting, and for pete's sake, install a door stop!

Pipe tap, threaded male adapter, mpt fitting - gotcha. As for the doorstop, I'll let the landlord worry about that. Thanks Nate!
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I'd only let the landlord worry about the doorstop if he's also going to worry about repairing the AC drain next time it breaks (or this time for that matter). If you're going to the trouble to fix this, I'd add a door stop, so all your work isn't wasted when it's broken again a few days later.

I don't know your landlord, but I'd guess a basement doorstop isn't going to be high on his priority list, especially if you're doing the AC repairs for him. What's it going to cost you? 5$
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Just wondering, why is there a valve on your condensate drain?
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Old 10-16-2007, 08:30 AM   #21
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Nate, I'm getting ready to move so I just want to fix what I broke. I'm gonna let the landlord worry about breaking it again.

Duncan, it's not so much a valve as it is a series of pvc pipes from the condenser coil to the floor drain.
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Reroute it to the corner of the room so that the door can no longer hit it, if you are able to get it fixed.

Like others, i'm having a hard time picturing this situation. It sounds like you have a floor drain in the middle of your room, and your condenser is draining into it via indirect waste?

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