How to Replace a Rusty Sink Drain

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Introduction: How to Replace a Rusty Sink Drain

After years of use, bathroom sink drains can rust.  It is an inexpensive and simple task to replace them.

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    Thanks, that helps me.

    Good video, I am planning on trying this soon and was wondering if it
    can be done without removing the P Trap as mine is glued. See images
    provide of my setup, mine does not have a popper so that is less work
    for me :) Thanks for any info or tips.Paul

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    Yes, it looks like the very top of the p-trap has a nut that you can loosen. You then unscrew the nut directly under the sink and the drain should come up and out of the p-trap. All the replacement drains I have seen at the hardware store have poppers, so you may have to drill a hole for the popper push rod.