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12:35PM | 09/03/02
Member Since: 09/02/02
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Bvplumbing
everytime my washer dumps the waste water,
the water backs up into my basement sink(ie water is coming up from the drain pipe)
how can i remedy this problem?
thanks

dana1028

01:52PM | 09/04/02
Member Since: 08/30/02
32 lifetime posts
that depends -
1. there could be a minor clog in the drain line somewhere - thus reducing the flow sufficiently that when your washer pumps out gallons of water the restriction won't let all the water out at once - so it backs up
2. has this always been a problem? if so - you drain line might be undersized (supposed to be 2" with a 2" vent)....hasn't always been a problem And is not your drain?...could be a clogged vent
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