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Dble sink, one with the garbage disp. won't drain standing water

Have a double sink, the one with the garbage disposal will not drain standing water, but when you turn the garabge disposal on it pushes the water out and drains the sink quickly. It's just standing water that won't drain. each sink has it's own drain line but I'm not sure if the one with the garbage disposal has an air line up through the roof. The other sink drains standing water normally.
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It's a drain clog within the disposal. Try a drain cleaner, if no luck, you will likely need to replace it.

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The two drains are connected, but below the disposal. Likely if it's not draining down, you still have a clog, and the person the "cleared" the drain didn't.

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What you will need: a stopper, and possibly a clean toilet plunger (the cup-shaped kind that stands on its own, not the kind that is bulb-shaped)

Stopper up the side in which the water is rising up out of the drain. Make sure you hold down the stopper as well; if you don't, the stopper will shoot up on a geyser of dirty water when you perform the next step. Once you have the stopper in place and are holding it down, run water on the other side/sink and turn on the garbage disposal. Once you have done that for a reasonable amount of time, shut off the garbage disposal and water, and unstopper* the other side. Run water on both sides to make sure everything is draining properly. Doing this should save you the hassle of taking the pipes apart or plunging one side repeatedly to clear the clog.

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What is happening is that there is a clog in your pipes. When water goes down one side, it hits the clog somewhere in the pipes, has nowhere to go, and gets pushed back up the pipe leading to the other side of the double sink. By stopping up the side without the garbage disposal, you are creating a barrier preventing the water from coming back up. At the same time, the garbage disposal running on the other side is forcing the water down. Since the water now cannot escape up the stoppered side, it has nowhere to go but down, forcing the clog out with it.

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Loosen 2 nuts on trap, and trap falls loose.
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