macerator not taking water from shower

Postby billy g » Tue Sep 09, 2008 12:01 pm

hi,bought macerator to take waste and water from wc, sink and shower, installed to manufacturers instructions but waste is returning back up drain pipe from showwer tray, macerator was a new one from plumbworld called a hydrolux which should take up to 4 items into it, any ideas. :evil:
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Postby htg engineer » Tue Sep 09, 2008 5:31 pm

Does the instructions advise fitting Non-return valves to the waste pipes ? if not is an option that will probably solve the problems.

Alternatively if you 100% sure it is fitted correctly, get the manufacturers out - as it is under warranty.

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Postby retrostew » Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:06 am

Has the shower waste got a fall on the pipe run into the macerator , you might have to raise the incline a bit more to stop the run back.
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