Roots causing problems

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Old 03-08-14, 05:16 PM
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Roots causing problems

My pecan tree's roots grew under the sewer line of my home's addition. The toilet bubbled air and, occasionally, the sewer would back up into the tub. I scoped the pipe and located the bad connection. After digging up the area and cutting out all the roots, I cut out the connection (clay pipe) and replaced the 10" section with PVC and compression fittings. I took a shower and the toilet bubbled air again! As a side note, I discovered that the clean out has not had a cap since I bought the house 12 years ago (it was buried and is now open, but not capped yet).
Is there something that I'm missing? Could the open clean out be the culprit? Any ideas would be appreciated.
 
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Old 03-08-14, 05:46 PM
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Have a camera sent down again... Its the only what to know if there is blockage...

Toilet bubbling means back up in the sewer and the clog is blocking the vent...
 
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