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 Weird Kitchen Sing Drain Issue
Author: Dozer (MI)

2 story home. Built 1994, main level kitchen dual/two tub sink. Has disposal and dishwasher going through that sink.
Clogged, water does not drain. Does drain very slowly if you let it sit there.

Upstairs bathroom tub drain water will cause kitchen sink to fill with water.
Got on roof, no visual obstruction of vent, ran water with waterhose through vent,
sink also fills up when water is put through vent tube on roof.
Upstairs bathroom sink and tub go through different line, as they do not fill up the sink when used.

I have a finished basement, but can see the pipe that comes from the sink.
Ran 50' snake through kitchen sink entrance, though pipe to main line(in basement).
Ran snake through roof vent, to main line.
Can hear snake in pipe in basement.

Have not ran snake through upstairs tub.

The only other thing connected is my wife's sink, right near the branch where it
goes to the main line down into ground(in basement).
My wife's sink drains fine.

If the snake has made it through, not sure what is going on?
The vent is clear.

Really weird.

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 Re: Weird Kitchen Sing Drain Issue
Author: packy (MA)

if you ran 50 feet of snake wire thru from the kitchen cleanout and didn't get to the clog ?????
that sounds like it should have cleared it???
try it again while trickling some water in the tub.
sometimes the clog gets loosened but needs to be washed away.
does the snake come back dirty ??

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 Re: Weird Kitchen Sing Drain Issue
Author: hj (AZ)

Either the snake is not long enough or it is going the wrong direction.

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