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    dieterbl207 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Mar 8, 2008, 04:53 PM
    Kitchen Sink J-Drain pipe broke
    The J-drain pipe under my kitchen sink has rusted through and has a hole. While attempting to remove the old J-pipe, it basically disintegrated at the threads connecting the pipe to the pipe going to the wall. Now I can't get the thread off. Any suggestions? I have already tried to use WD-40 to loosen it, but the compression fitting won't budge.
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    Mar 8, 2008, 05:04 PM
    Hi Dieter:

    Sound like you have a copper drain pipe that connects into (maybe) a galvanized drain line (silver) into wall... maybe? Let me know.

    Also, how big is the wrench or pliers you are using?
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    Mar 8, 2008, 05:09 PM
    I am using a fourteen inch pipe wrench, The connection is just spinning.

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