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Re: foul smell from bath sink

Posted By: AHandyman
Tuesday, 23 February 1999, at 10:39 a.m.

In Response To: foul smell from bath sink (dwight olds)

D,

My best guess would be that the trap is missing and or leaking which would allow sewer gas to escape the piping without the natural blockage the trap provides.

(That's that little J looking thing just under the sink. If the drain pipe doesn't come out, go down, turn back up far enough to trap water, and then go to the waste disposal system, or if the water is leaking out of the trap you will get raw gases from the sewer system in the house.)

Don

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