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elwood556

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Originally posted by elwood556

Can anyone tell me whats wrong with this setup. The white pipe comes off the kitchen sink, the orange appliance on the left is a food disposal unit. Thanks.

The water doesn't know that it's supposed to turn when it gets to the common drain pipe. Install a sign for it with an arrow showing the proper direction.

The corrugated trap is prohibited.

- Jim Katen, Oregon

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Sounds like it was to far away from the sink,and they improvised.More than likely it is clamped to the black hose with a piece of galvinized half inch pipe and two hose clamps.

This is common but green hose has a tendency to leak as it does not have the flexability to adjust to the pipe coupling.

The part I can see looks like a screw on which is bad.Think of all the times they leak outside.

I would have recommended it be replaced .

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