Pop up plug allows water to drain even when in down position.
I have a relatively new (not even two years old) pop up drain plug by Eljer. It permits the water to drain, even though it pops up and stay down. With the drain plug in the down position, water continues to drain out of the tub and we can't fill it enough the use the Jacuzzi jets. What to do?
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The drain may have been installed incorrectly. It should not be that easy to "pop" open. In normal operation, you push it down until it latches in the closed position. Afterwards, you push it down to unlatch it and start draining.
So I figured out what the real problem is with this model of freezer. There is an updated drain that needs to be installed. The old version gets plugged from dust and no amount of thawing will fix it. if your appliance is less than 2 years old the manufacturer will pay to have your appliance updated with the new part. If your appliance is over two years old they will send you the new part for free.
Did you drain fuel tank before refilling with fresh fuel? Drained carburator bowl good, drained crankcase and refilled with fresh oil good,removed air cleaner and dried out good. One question for you , did you remove spark plug and drain any water that may have gotten into your cylinder through an open valve? There could be water sloshing around in the cylinder, gas and water will not fire, and water on spark plug wont allow plug to spark. If you need any more help please get back to me , I believe this is the first under water problem I've encountered. GOOD LUCK.
Most areas it is not up to code to discharge stormwater into a public sewer. In other areas it is not permitted to discharge into street. This can errode the streeet and causing freezing. There is a pop up device to allow you to discharge into your yard. It will pop up when pressure lifts it allowing the water to discharge in your yard. Be sure that the water doesn't flow into a neighbor's yard. You will have to make provisions for the outlet to drain in the winter. I would keep the pipe below frost line. Where pipe turns up I would drill small weep hole and back fill area with sand or gravel to allow the pipe to drain when pump turns off.
I'm assuming this is a mechanical pop up drain. If so then one of three things are happening. Either the pop up mechanism needs to be adjusted, there is build up inside the drain where the stopper is or the mechanical parts are worn and need to be replaced.
Remove the items from underneath your vanity so that you have room to work. Under the vanity the pop up will have an adjustment rod. It is possible that the adjustment has slipped resulting in the drain not closing off properly. Try adjusting the connecting rod and see if that helps. If not move on to the next step.
You will need a small pail to catch any water when you disassemble the pop up. Inside the sink put something under the stopper to hold it in an open position because when you disassemble the pop up it will drop to the closed position and may be difficult to get out of the drain. Under the sink there will be rod coming out of the drain held on with a threaded nut. Unscrew the nut and the rod will come out of the drain and deattach from the pop up inside the drain. From the top of the sink remove the stopper. Clear any of the build up which is usually a distasteful combination of hair and soap scum. A pair of latex gloves come in handy at this point. Check the pop up for wear at the point where the rod attaches. It is possible that this could be worn to the point of not working correctly when the mechanics of the pop up are moved to the closed position. Your local hardware store will have any replacement parts required.
Be sure to reassemble every component before using the sink and test for leaks. Good luck with your project.
Not being a plumber by trade I don't want to bad mouth what your plumber had to say but there may be other things to consider.
If the toilet does not flush directly into the main drain there is the possibilty that the coupling between the main drain and the toilet drain is under-sized which could cause reduced water flow and your toilet not flushing completely.
Get under the sink inside the cabinet to do this. First, take loose and remove the connection of the arm that goes into the drain tail piece. It is on the back side of the drain piece and connects to the rod that you pull up on the faucet when you close the drain. Next, loosen and remove the nut on the back side of the drain tail piece that holds the drain lever in place. When you remove this, it will allow the old pop up plug to be removed. You put the new pop up plug in by reversing the proceedure. Make sure the rod gets inserted into the new drain pop up and the nut is snug enough to make a water tight seal when you reassemble it. Reconnect the pull rod and you are done.