Broken washing machine standpipe P-Trap. Is the part I need to replace a “J-bend”? Is this something I should attempt myself?
Images here: https://imgur.com/a/X2QWqSs
There's a huge crack in the P-Trap for our standpipe that leaks like a sieve. My attempt at Googling and youtubing suggests that I can just replace this one part, which I believe is called a J-bend: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-1-1-2-in-22-Gauge-Chrome-Plated-Brass-Sink-Drain-J-Bend-P-Trap-C2651-1/205153939
My current plan is to figure out the diameter and material (it's some sort of metal, not sure what kind) for my current J-bend, then attempt to swap it out. Or in other words, I'm going to keep the parts labeled "keep" in the image above and will try to only replace the part marked "replace".
Is this the right plan?
Submitted June 10, 2021 at 10:47PM by Glapterbep
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