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Flip over basin plug jammed in plug hole have tried using hammer and wood pole but it will not shift any other suggestions? Sink is wall mou Ted and I can't access the waste connection.

Using a wooden pole and hammer have tried forcing it to flip but it won't budge. Have used ice water. WD40. Currently drying it out overnight to see if it helps rather than it being wet.

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Do you think there could have been a vacume created in the pipework? is it vented do you know? or perhaps capillary attraction. mind you, you would have thought time would cure both those problems. what about getting the hoover on it lol to try moving it in the opposite direction. ie up not down

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Try filling the sink and then using a suction pump right over the top of it to suck it up. Good luck. Maybe drying will help too, like you are doing.

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