New laundry tub drain pipe leaking

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Old 05-02-14, 05:18 AM
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I just installed a new laundry tub and everything went well but I keep getting leakage from one connection. I have added a photo and marked the problem joint with "here". I have disconnect and reconnected several times. Should I try gluing it? I have thought about just buying a new drain kit and start from scratch. Thanks for any help.

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Old 05-02-14, 09:29 AM
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Looks strange to me. I'd expect to see where the tube on the right turns a 90° into the wall and I don't.

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First, I assume the left side where the photo is dark is heading into the wall. You should assemble the parts like Ray's photo shows. The way you have it assembled holds a lot more water in the trap increasing the likeliness of leaks.

1. The piece coming out of the wall should be turned end for end so the straight section goes to the wall and the curve points down at the end. The straight section may have to be cut to length.
2. Your trap will need to be turned end for end.
3. You will have to cut your straight tubes coming down from the sink to the proper length.
 
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Thanks for the replies I appreciate it! When I turn the pipes around like suggested they don't line up. The trap is then up too high to go into the straight pipe coming out of the tub. I guess it time to have my daughters friend who is a plumber come out. I am totally lost now!
 
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I think you just need to cut the straight pipe from the sink to the proper height. build it out from the wall first and then you will see how short to cut that pipe.
 
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The length of the straight section coming out of the wall is adjustable by cutting it as is the tube coming down from the sink and after cutting they are adjustable by sliding the washer along the pipe's length.
 
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OK thanks again I will go at it again and see if I can get it right!
 
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Here is another view of it.

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Thumbs up Looks OK?

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Ok Guys here is a pic. It looks like I got it. It is not leaking! Can't thank you all enough!

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