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Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107121 12/07/04 11:16 PM
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Was this a plumber doing electric work?

Who do I call to get this fixed?

- Jim M
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Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107122 12/07/04 11:45 PM
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DougW Offline
Hope that fixture's rated for Hazardous Atmospheres... [Linked Image]

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107123 12/08/04 01:24 AM
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kiwi Offline
OMG is that the toilet breather pipe ?? Or is that pipe and elbow just a means of mounting the security light fixture ? ?

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107124 12/08/04 02:43 PM
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slumlordworker Offline
that looks a little shi%y tome

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107125 12/08/04 05:42 PM
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Trumpy Offline
That's a liitle strange.
Thanks for the Pic, Jim!. [Linked Image]
I'd just like to ask how the gases that are supposed to get out of that vent pipe, escape?.

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107126 12/09/04 06:58 PM
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BElder Offline
I dont think its a vent if it was it would probably be black ABS PIPING Please Note (PROBABLY) you never know

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107127 12/09/04 10:22 PM
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Where you are located will decide if the DWV piping is ABS or PVC.

Re: Lights Dim When I Flush ... #107128 12/11/04 07:24 AM
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electure Offline
I'm curious if the other end of the wiring comes up out of their toilet, lavatory, or shower.

Personally, I'd pull it up through the washing machine drain to make for a neater installation [Linked Image]

Maybe this is just a new twist on the old M80-down-the-porta-potty-vent trick?
Visitor comes while homeowner is "taking care of business".
Motion detector "sees" visitor, and makes.
Resulting spark ignites methane gas in drainage system.
Visitor waits 10 min after ringing doorbell while occupant takes a very necessary shower.

[This message has been edited by electure (edited 12-11-2004).]


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