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Recent development....burbling noise in my kitchen sink when

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Recent development....burbling noise in my kitchen sink when a toilet is flushed or when the laundry washer drains. We have checked all the roof vents. It does not happen on both toilets, just the one that is farther away from the septic line. What could cause this?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

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There's a pretty good chance you have a partial stoppage into your septic tank which may be (partially?) blocking the branch to a vent. The vent being open at the roof doesn't indicate otherwise. If you haven't had you tank pumped in a while I'd suggest you do that as a first step.

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