Watch this step-by-step video to help you fix your garbage disposal.
Don’t forget some garbage disposals may be hard-wired. These will not have a plug.
GFI breakers are often located in the kitchen or a nearby bathroom.
Make sure to reset any tripped circuit breakers. If there are blown fuses, they will need to be replaced.
Determine if any leaks are present. If there are, the garbage disposal may need to be replaced.
Use an Allen key to dislodge the garbage disposal. To do this, insert the Allen key into the designated spot and turn backwards. Turn until key can move freely in both directions.
Turn on the garbage disposal to make sure it’s working properly and use as normal.
Quick Tip: Never pour grease or oil down the drain. It will cause clogs and blockages in pipes.
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