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Flotec 1/4 Horsepower Sink Pump System slow to drain. Seems clogged on the sink side of the pump. Can I use Drano or clorox or will that damage the rubber and plastic parts int he pump?

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Hi, draino and all those sorts of products only make it worse they will help the blockage solidify best way is to run hot water through the system even if it is boiling water from the kettle and a little bit of a pump with a plunger should do the trick

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