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Old 10-02-2011, 08:00 PM   #16
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Too many pieces

My original problem My garbage disposal would not empty water, obviously a drain clog..So, I began by taking the pipes out, and checking each of them. Puppies and PVC pipes do not mix, and while I was cleaning one the others got scattered.
I tried to put the system back together, but I am not sure the pipes are in correct order, or why I have a piece left over..."

One problem solved was there were not too many pieces, but too few. Still haven't figured where one got lost.
In the process of getting all back together, I discovered a leak in the dishwasher hose coupling. Aggravating, this is all new pipe and the job is less that four months old.
My original problem, the disposal, is still present. The sink will not empty water, and if I activate the disposal, water is sucked down but you can hear it swirling around. When the unit is turned off, water spews up and back in the sink Local who did some other work in the house thinks the main drain out of the house is clogged.
Is this a rooter job, or can anti clogging chemicals be used in the pipes?(Not through the disposal) Or do I need to look for something else?


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Old 10-02-2011, 08:17 PM   #17
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Skysoldier----Please find a way to post a picture----Even if you must bribe a neighbor kid to do it.

You have made a simple error someplace that we could help you fix in 15 minutes if we could just see the piping.

Do not put any chemicals down the pipes---they don't work and will make working on the pipes dangerous.
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:27 PM   #18
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Post a picture for clarification
Disassemble the trap again and rent a 3/8 cable machine or a hand spinner to open your kitchen drain line. Its blocked inside the wall. Chances are the main is not blocked if you are able to use other fixtures in your house.
Once its open and flowing, we'll help you reassemble your trap properly
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Old 10-02-2011, 08:39 PM   #19
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Too many pieces

Thanks for input,
It will be tomorrow, at least, before I can do anything. I'll post back when I catch up.


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