I live in LA and we have a convenient sewer cleanout where I would like to place the washing machine. Is there an adapter for the cleanout to accommodate the outgoing water? Thank you in advance!

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    hard to say without knowing what it is. Can you take a photo and attach it?
    – JRaef
    Jun 27 '19 at 23:28

Not a 100% definite answer (I am not a plumber or a code expert), but I would be concerned about a trap. Or rather, a lack thereof. A plumbing fixture - sink, shower, bathtub, dishwasher, laundry drain, etc. normally has a trap that fills with water and keeps sewer gas from getting into the building. A cleanout, by its nature, will likely have a straight shot down the drain pipe - i.e., you would not want to have a trap in a cleanout because it would make it much harder to clean out.

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    i agree with @manassehkatz ... but you could build an adapter that includes a trap
    – jsotola
    Jun 28 '19 at 2:42
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    Threaded ABS fitting to fit into the cleanout, trap attached onto that and 18 inch down tube on top of the trap
    – Alaska Man
    Jun 28 '19 at 3:29

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