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DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-28-2013, 07:31 AM
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Posted By ollie24018
The condensate pipe just goes down into the drain...

The condensate pipe just goes down into the drain opening. When a sewer backup occurs it will spill out onto your floor. It will not be sucked up into the equipment because you a P-trap with water...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-27-2013, 05:49 PM
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The trap stops flue gases from entering the drain...

The trap stops flue gases from entering the drain pipe, and allows free flow, or stopping "water slugging". That's also why you have to trap a/c condensate with the evap coil on the negative side of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-27-2013, 04:12 PM
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Posted By ollie24018
The P-trap with water in the trap prevents...

The P-trap with water in the trap prevents pulling the "sewer gas" from the drain when the blower is running. Just stick the pipe into the drain grate.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 06-27-2013, 09:31 AM
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Posted By ollie24018
Just add a p-trap to the condensate line where it...

Just add a p-trap to the condensate line where it comes out of the condenser.
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