Fix broken PVC pipe in basement concrete

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Zerocool749

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Hi all,

While grinding my floors I broke the 2" PVC pipe coming out of my concrete basement floor. This feeds my utility sink. What's the best way to fix this? I'm thinking I could cut and chip out the PVC pieces and clean out the 90 degree elbow. It looks like that is still in tact.


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This is how it should look, but it's now broken at the bottom. My plan is to chip out the pieces from the broken PVC pipe. Then glue a new 2" PVC pipe into the 90' elbow that you can see in the picture above. Then use a coupling to attach to this piece that's mostly in tact. I'll replace that AAV at the top as well.

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Any advice? Thanks!
 

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Small hand saw to cut some slices in there and pry the pieces inward. I'm not sure how a RamBit would work on the angle that you have.
Before RamBits, my fix was the small slices with a saw blade and prying the pieces out.
 

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Small hand saw to cut some slices in there and pry the pieces inward. I'm not sure how a RamBit would work on the angle that you have.
Before RamBits, my fix was the small slices with a saw blade and prying the pieces out.
I use rambit on crooked cuts and to trim shower drain stub ups.
 

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Hi all, thank you for the help! The ram bit / fitting saver worked great. I used that to get down to the 90' elbow. Then I used a dremel to clean up the sides so the new 2" PVC pipe would fit. It's all fixed now and appreciate the help. I never would have thought of that tool on my own.
 
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