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Old 07-11-2011, 09:51 PM   #1
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flange inside waste pipe but net secured to waste pipe

Hello. I just installed a new flange into a 3" waste pipe. I removed the old cast iron flange and therefore cannot place new flange over waste pipe due to pieces of old flange still present. I used a "twist and set" replacement flange, however, it did not secure to the waste pipe. The flange is inside the pipe though. My question is, how would i go about securing the flange to the waste pipe. Also, what is the reason for securing it to the waste pipe. It this due to possible leaks? Thanks.


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Does anyone know what will happen if the inside pvc flange is not secure to the Abs waste pipe?


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Old 07-12-2011, 09:58 PM   #3
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yes, it will leak. Find a tighter fitting flange. Upload a photo and we'll walk you through it
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