Leak under kitchen sink

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by Terry, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

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    At least that was what the call was for. A leak under a kitchen sink. When I opened the cabinet doors and took a look, I had to take a picture.
    Blue masking tape as an attempt to hold the fittings together. And a flexy p-trap which had to go.

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    I also didn't like the paper label on the pipe above the tee where the slip joint washer was "trying" to seal.

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    The baffle tee I use is a bit longer; no masking tape needed. :)
    New p-trap and new non-labeled pipe from above.
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    The branch goes behind the disposer. Did they use a waste bend with the disposer elbow into it?
     
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  4. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer In the Trades

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    When in doubt......tear it out
     
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    Hilarious. Definitely a contender for the Golden Pipewrench Award.
     
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