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    Re: Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    I may not have been clear on this. The lines are separate and go into the main line at different points. They are not joined together before attaching to the main lines.
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    Re: Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    Thanks for all of the answers, guys. I replaced the 1.5 in black water line with 2 in drain pipe as suggested and installed a vent outside of the house in the 4 in main line by digging up the main...
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    Re: Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    No, I am following you. I'm just wondering the reasoning behind extending the vent pipe over the top of the roof. I have no way to run this pipe inside so it will have to be outside of the building....
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    Re: Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    Why above the house? This old house has no plumbing on the second floor only the ground floor.
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    Re: Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    ok! Does this vent need to be downstream from both pipes?

    1) I'll replace the 1.5 inch pipe with rigid 2 in or, since I'm changing the pipe should I go larger on the washing machine line?
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    Re: Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    What do you mean by "newer"? The original machine was a regular old washing machine and it still threw water into the kitchen sink. Thanks
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    Backup from washing machine into kitchen sink

    OK, here it go's...I bought a 75yr old house and everything is in need of repair. Here is one of the things that has me stumped and I can not find a thread that explains it out for me.

    The kitchen...
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