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My hot tub won't drain.... apparently there is a hard plastic

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my hot tub won't drain.... apparently there is a hard plastic elbow at the bottom of the tub , just below the drainage grate. which is somehow kinked ... the problem is not in the hose ... . I hope my explanation is understandable. right now the tub is empty.... it was emptied in late june.... then there was an earthquake, and now, after removing the grate, this elbow seems squashed. can you help me?
I suppose I could just buy a transfer pump to empty it...??
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Pool and Spa
Expert:  Billy replied 2 years ago.
for the cost to repair...I would empty via siphon or transfer pump.
It could be fixed....but the cost and hassle would outweigh just throwing a siphon on it.