P-Trap max qty of 90 deg elbows ??

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  1. Mar 13, 2018 #1

    dan_movie

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    Hello All,

    New to this forum. I am in Quebec, Canada adn I wanted to know if there is a maximum number of 90 degree elbow one can install in a short distance ?

    I have a bathroom sink in my condo that is a really slow drain at times.
    I was wondering if it could be a venting issue or the p-trap position.

    I have attached a couple of photos. The installer also blocked access to the trap to clean out the trap.

    Thanks in advance for the help.

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    That set up is fine. Don't worry about the cap on the bottom of the p-trap, the clog source is NEVER in the trap. You have a clog downstream. Snake the drain line to open the pipe.
     
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    Thanks for the quick response.
    Anyone know if the center section of this drain is removable to allow a snake to go thru ?
    It is one of those drains with a "spring assembly" to allow the plug to pop up to release the water in the sink or push down on it to close the drain and keep water in the sink.

    thanks

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    sorry duplicate post. thought the 1st one had crashed

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    Looks like a push in stopper style, (not removable) just disassemble the p trap drain and cable from their ,
     

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