Troubleshooting Your Garbage DisposalIf your garbage disposal is not working, there could be several reasons for that. This is a page about troubleshooting your garbage disposal.
Repairing a Garbage Disposal?My garbage disposal wasn't used for about a year. When I tried to use it, it was frozen up and would not reset. I used the tool to loosen it up, etc. Since I hear no sound at all, could it be electrical or should I replace? How can I find out?
Repairing a Garbage Disposal (Disposer)We enjoy the convenience of the in sink garbage disposal until, that is, it stops working. Many problems, such as jams, you can repair yourself. This is a page about repairing a garbage disposal.
Garbage Disposal Makes Grinding Noise?My garbage disposal sounds like it is grinding metal for the first few seconds then is ok. It does this every time.
Burning Smell Coming From Garbage Disposal?When I run my garbage disposal I notice a burning smell coming from underneath the sink. This has been happening since I have lived here (4 years). What is causing this?
Clearing a Garbage Disposal?How do you clear a garbage disposal?
Clogged Garbage Disposal?Like a dummy, I put tangerine skins with seeds into my garbage disposal. I turned it on and the light over my sink died as well as the disposal power. I turned the power off and let the water drain from both sinks.
Disposal Not Working and Drain Clogged?My disposal has not worked for months. It stopped moving or even making noise. The reset button doesn't work and a hex wrench doesn't seem to fit on this model (I've used it on previous models). Also, the water will not drain. Sometimes I can get it to go down to a certain point, but not all the way.
Replacing a Leaking Garbage Disposal?I am a single 53 year old who works full time as a preschool teacher and am struggling to make ends meet. I turned on my disposal and it was dead. I looked under the sink and found water leaking out of the bottom of it. The dishwasher works fine, but when it ran that's when the water came.
Repairing a Garbage Disposal?It just makes a noise. How can I fix it?
Garbage Disposer Making Metal Shavings?My garbage disposal is makings metal shavings under the sink. It seems to be working alright, but makes a mess under the sink. What causes this and what can I do to correct it?