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Neighbors suggested Tide washing Machine Cleanser; after 2 cycles the sewer smell is gone💁; of course we now know why, where, and when we get gassed 😄 Nonanoic acid, sulfophenyl ester http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC36022 smells noxious, irritates the eyes but does the job😄 making sewer gas sweeter.
If it isn't spraying water, it doesn't need a clean-out. More likely your vent stack needs to be cleaned out.
My solution was to use a dishwasher hose drain kit, cutting the 'connector piece' until it just barely fit inside the original drainage hose. I then used a hose clamp to make the seal water tight.
Easiest way is to buy some 20mm light duty flexible corrugated conduit from hardware store and pvc electrical conduit glue.run the glue around inside of end of drain hose and around the outside on the end of flexible corrugated conduit.insert conduit in end of drain hose,glue will dry in a few minutes or so and you are good to go with no leaks.or ...
Replace this hose with a single long hose. Remove the hose that came with the unit and measure the size of the fitting it was attached to. Go to a good hardware or plumbing shop and buy a single length of heavy duty reinforced rubber hose and a hose clamp to fit. This is the only correct way to do it IMO.
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