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i have water comming back up my washer drain pipe,as far as

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i have water comming back up my washer drain pipe,as far as i can tell there is no clogs in the lines anywhere.i opened the clean out outside filled the sink drained no problem,flushed the commode again just fine,however i live in a dbl wide the washer and kitchen sink are the only things on that drain pipe,it does gurgel through the kitchen the washer drains.please help
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 3 years ago.

Rick the plumber :

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Rick the plumber :

If you have water backing up you have a stoppage of some kind. When does the water back up?

Rick the plumber :

Your best bet would be to snake out the line with a power snake

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or call in a drain cleaning service or a plumber

Customer:

water come back up the drain when the washer starts to drain

Rick the plumber :

you have at least a partial stoppage in the washer drain line

Rick the plumber :

the drain can't handle the flow of the washer pumping the water out under pressure

Rick the plumber :

you need to snake the line

Customer:

could the line not being vented properly

Customer:

causeing the gergle

Rick the plumber :

perhaps but this would have been an ongoing problem from day 1

Rick the plumber :

more likely the stoppage is obstructing the vent

Customer:

thats just it i dont see any vents on that of the house and it always gergeld when it drained?

Rick the plumber :

if it always gurgled then it was never vented properly but you still need to snake the washing machine line.

Customer:

ok thanks for your time i guess i will call a plumber

Rick the plumber :

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