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Matt
Ejector pit & pump
Matt

My ejector pit and new pump create a very strong odor while laundry is running. Pump is new and pit is sealed with silicone. There is water in trap in shower nearby and I believe it is vented properly. All suggestions and responses are appreciated. Thank you

Jack
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Jack

Sounds like either the vent is stopped up or there is not trap in the washer drain.

Jack

Matt
Re: Ejector pit & pump
Matt
Mmason wrote:

My ejector pit and new pump create a very strong odor while laundry is running. Pump is new and pit is sealed with silicone. There is water in trap in shower nearby and I believe it is vented properly. All suggestions and responses are appreciated. Thank you

JLMCDANIEL wrote:

Sounds like either the vent is stopped up or there is not trap in the washer drain.

Jack

I wil look into those, thank you very much for responding

bill
Re: Ejector pit & pump
bill

both the laundry drain connection and the pitt must be vented. If you want a good job done the old plumbing code called for independent vents. One for the pitt al least two inches all the way to the outside. and one separate vent for all the other plumbing connections. the new code called for combined but i have found problems with this and would separate the vent on any job that i would do.

Bill

Matt
Re: Ejector pit & pump
Matt

Bill, thank you very much for the info

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