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Old 02-15-2012, 08:57 AM   #16
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Drain pipe leak, quick fix?


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ok best thing to do is loosen band from pvc 2 inch sawzall galvanized line at cast then drill out the lead in the bell of cast in floor with a series of holes then pry and pull out lead " i like needle nose vise grips" then pull out okum rope "which is under lead" then remove cast put a piece of 3 inch pipe in bell and seal it with a donut or wedge "home depot should have them with the fernco's" take a 3 inch t on top off that then run 3" horizontal turn up a 3 inch t reduce it down for the vent "as long as it is only a vent a t can be used if not a wye needs to be used" connect plastic to existing galvinized with a cast to plastic fernco "it will be the one that has smooth stainless sheild wraped all the way around it" continue the 3 inch all the way to wash machine connecting sink on the way "with a wye and trap" then put a 3 inch trap at wash machine and end of pipe reduce top of trap to 2" and run it higher then top of wash machine making sure 2 inch is at least 18 inches long on top off trap. support pipe every 4 feet and give it 1/8 to 1/4 inch fall per a foot also glue 2 inch sink drain in to top off t
I'm afraid all of this is way over my head.
I appreciate all of your help, but it appears that you guys have a lot more experience with this sort of thing.

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