Sewer line clogged

Old 11-09-18, 10:33 AM
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Sewer line clogged

Yesterday the toilets started backing up so I checked the clean out outside and it is full of water. I rented a heavy duty snake with 85 ft and ran all of it down the sewer pipe and couldn’t find any obstruction.

Does anyone have any ideas of what I should check next?

Is there a chance the blockage could be between the clean out and the house?

There is another clean out near the washer machine so don’t know if I should try to snake that too?
Old 11-09-18, 11:12 AM
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If the clean out is full of water then the clog is somewhere downstream. Either your snaking did not reach the clog or your auger or snake passed through the clog without breaking it up.

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