Nosy Drain Pipes


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Old 01-27-04, 08:07 AM
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This might seem like a dumb question. When water drains from our Bathroom sink, it makes cracking nosies. Nothing is leaking, the water drains just fine. Just a little cracking sound comes from the pipes when it drains. Any ideas. Does it have to do with that I live in Minn. and it is really cold here??

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Old 01-27-04, 08:12 AM
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Could be hearing expansion and contraction of the drain pipe.
 
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Old 01-27-04, 08:15 AM
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So this is nothing to worry about? Should I replace the drain pipe?
 
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Old 01-27-04, 08:56 AM
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No, leave it alone.

If it's not broke, don't fix it.
 
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Old 02-17-08, 10:00 PM
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noisey drains

i dont think u living in minn. has any thing to do with it. i live in calif. and my bathroom sink drain all of a sudden is very noisey. it makes a glupping sound or maybe it could be called a cracking noise. i would like to know what is making it do that all of a sudden. i know this doesnt answer your problem but i thought i would put my 2 cents in on a calif. noisey bathroom sink drain.
 
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Old 02-18-08, 12:18 PM
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It is a four-year-old thread, thatsthat9 but it is possible that your problem is a plugged vent.
 
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Old 02-18-08, 03:45 PM
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Hi,
Hot water will cause the ABS pipe inside the wall to expand and rub against the wood. That will give you that sound.
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