Bathroom Sink P Trap


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Old 08-18-22, 06:12 AM
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Bathroom Sink P Trap

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Iím trying to remove the P trap under my bathroom sink to clean it out however, I canít seem to loosen one of the nuts. In the attached photo, Iím able to loosen the nut circled in yellow but canít loosen the one circled in red. It doesnít appear to be cemented together.

I purchased a universal plumbers wrench but it seemed to be too small. Tried an adjustable plumbers wrench but it started to gauge the ABS plastic so I stopped. I returned both tools and recently tried a nylon strap wrench but had no luck. The stores are all sold out of other strap wrenches so Iím not sure what to do next. any suggestions for next steps? If I purchase a universal plumbers wrench what size will I need to loosen the nut circled in red? I labelled the dimensions of whatís written on the pipes.

Thanks in advance!




Top down view of one Iím trying to loosen
 
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Old 08-18-22, 07:17 AM
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Do you have a large enough pipe wrench? That's what I'd use. Doesn't matter if it marks up the fitting. They're cheap to replace if needed.
 
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Old 08-18-22, 12:10 PM
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Just wrench away and replace if you mess it up too much. But you will need to replace the trap if you do.
Remember counterclockwise to loosen.
 
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Old 08-20-22, 08:43 AM
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The plumbing wrench I have is too small but Iíll get a bigger one and try that. Would channel lock pliers be better?
 
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Old 08-20-22, 09:26 AM
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If you get a large enough one.
 
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Old 08-22-22, 07:11 AM
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I finally purchased some channel lock pliers big enough and was able to get it open with no issues! Thank you everyone for your support
 
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Old 08-22-22, 02:21 PM
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Channel locks is what I use.
 
 

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