CONTAINERIZED SELF SERVICE LAUNDRY (CSSL) MODEL A
DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE
WASTEWATER PVC PIPES
THIS SECTION COVERS:
CSSL not in operation (WP 0005)
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, Gen. Mech. (WP 0045, Table 2, Item 1)
Cement, PVC Piping (WP 0072, Table 1, Item 8)
Hacksaw (WP 0045, Table 2, Item 7)
Wiping Rags (WP 0072, Table 1, Item 1)
Hacksaw Blade (WP 0045, Table 2, Item 8)
Cleaner, PVC Piping (WP 0072, Table 1, Item 9)
Before repairing the wastewater PVC Pipes (1), ensure all washers have completed their wash cycle. If
necessary, drain the wastewater tank (2) by removing the plug (3) and replacing it when the water level is
below the wastewater pump support bracket (4).
If necessary, disconnect the float switch power cords (5) from the curbside raceway receptacles (6).
Before repairing any portion of the 1½, 2 or 3 wastewater PVC Pipes, open the clean out plug (7) at the
end of the line and let the line drain. Repair any leaks or malfunctioning components in the line as
Use caution when cutting PVC components. Sharp material edges and
hack saw blades might cause injuries such as cuts and bruises.
Repair a leaking or damaged PVC Pipe (1) vent line (8) or component such as an elbow fitting (9),
adapter fitting (10), bushing (11), Tee (12), union (13) by cutting out the leaky or damaged section and
replacing with a similar, new section. Clean the ends of both connecting sections with all-purpose cleaner,
and cement the sections together. Follow product instructions for the use of the all-purpose cement.
Replace clean out plug (7) and reconnect any float switch power cords (5) disconnected from the
curbside raceway receptacles (6). Replace any cable ties (14) removed.