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Clogged Drain in Whirlpool shower/tub

Our 3nd floor tub/shower/whirlpool is clogged. I removed both the drain cover and the plunnger tub drain. I snaked both openings but I keep on running into an obstacle. Its not soft and I don't get any debris up. Could something have broken or or is the S-trap broken? If so how do I fix it.

Thank you very much

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  • dontooh Dec 23, 2008

    Sorry, Powers been out. Problem has benn resloved. Broken Plunge on tap.



    Thanks,.

  • dontooh Jan 07, 2009

    Tap has been removed problem is resolved. Thanks for the hel[p

  • Stephen Davids May 11, 2010

    sounds like it broke. water needs gravity to flow. go down a floor under where it would be and you might have to take a small piece of ceiling out to get to it. how much of the snake did you insert?

  • rfindlow2006 May 11, 2010

    how near to the trap is the obstacle?

  • Ray Coon May 11, 2010

    How old is the home?

    more then likely it is just a build up of soap and hair that is causing the problem? What are you using to snake out the drain?

    Sometimes I have been successful in removing items from a tub drain by using a wet/dry vaccuum. Be sure and block off the upper portion of the waste assembly, while using the Wet/Dry Vac on the lower section.

  • Stephen Evans May 11, 2010

    Does this unit have a pump with jets? If the p-trap is broken you should have signs of water damage on the ceiling or walls below.

  • Joe Neff May 11, 2010

    How old is the house? Do you have access to the trap? When was your tub installed? How long was it working before the problem happened? Is the Tud Used often? The More info you can give me the better understanding I will have to help with your drain problem.....Joe

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What you would have to do is this measure how far in to the line you are figure out what wall pipe is in cut access hole to pipe cut pipe and clearout blockage replace pipe your best bet is to go pick up the 3 peices of plumbing first 1. pipe 2.conections

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