Blocked return

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  1. Fester

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    Hi
    I have 2 returns of25mm coming from my overflow joining a 50mm pipe. All pvc. The one 25mm pipe seems to be blocked near a 90 degree elbow. How can i unblock it or what can i use. Stupid question i guess but im stumped. Thanks for any help that may come
     
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  3. durleo

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    Try using electicians draw wire - it is the same wire they use to pull cables through - I might be able to push through - maybe you got a snail or hermit stuck in there!
     
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    Where would i find that wire? Im going to give it a try when i find it. I used a wire coat hanger but it is to stiff to get past corner.
     
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    You can ask at any hardwear for Fisher wire....
     
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    Else try to connect a strong pump to the bottom, reversing the flow. Could blow whatever out is you are lucky.
     
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