Drain vent

My current neighbor as well as previous owners of the house has had trouble with intermittent drain problems in a bathroom. She and prevvious owners have had plumbers come out and tell them there was a venting problem and the fix would cost a couple of $k to fix. This does not include restoring bathroom cosmetics. She had already spent about $400 with no help. Since the plumbers had already exposed the cleanout plug next to her bathroom I decide to see what would happen if I connected a T to the cleaan out and run a vent pipe up the outside of her house. Well its been a week and no problems with the drain. She paid for the PVC parts and has agreed to watch my garden and pets while we are away forever. New vent is on the same side of the house with other utilities so appearance is not a problem. Can anyone think of any problems this may cause.
Jimmie
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Will probably work fine. Whether it's to code, probably not, but I don't know.
Did the plumbers say whether that problem was that there was not vent or that the vent was blocked. A blocked vent can sometimes be cleared from the roof with a snake or similar means.
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Larry The Snake Guy wrote:

A couple $K to snake a vent???? Don't think so...
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I've used a water hose ( NV) to ensure the vent was clear and not blocked.
In Florida, it's a good idea to check for "spring frogs" that take up residence in the vent during rainy season.
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The vent was poorly designed per my neighbor per the plumbers. Vent was shared with washer, tub toilet and lav. The tub and washer attached very close to the vent and they work fine. The lav and toilet are across the room. House is built on a slab. The toilet which gave the most problem looks to be a couple of feet from the cleanout and also now vent. The lave which is about 4 ft awy from the new vent but I dont have a clue how it is actually connected in was also giving some problems but appears to be working OK now.
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