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Remove odors from a garbage disposal by cleaning the unit and adding citrus fruits or peels to release fresh-smelling oils. Most odors are due to bacteria growing on particles of food that stick inside the machine. More »

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Clean a garbage disposal by turning off the power and removing any large items the unit is unable to grind and then restoring the power and grinding ice cubes. Flush water from the trap by filling the sink with water and... More »

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Garbage disposals are composed of an upper hopper, shredder ring, flywheel, lower hopper and motor. When the garbage disposal is turned on, the flywheel spins at nearly 2,000 rotations per minute. Any garbage that passes... More »

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Clean a garbage disposal by turning off the power and removing any large items the unit is unable to grind and then restoring the power and grinding ice cubes. Flush water from the trap by filling the sink with water and... More »

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To fix an InSinkErator garbage disposal, attempt to rotate the disposal with a service wrench or 1/4-inch Allen wrench by turning the wrench in the hole at the bottom of the unit. If the disposal does not rotate, it coul... More »

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Depending on what electrical issues there are when installing a garbage disposal, a plumber and an electrician may be needed; if replacing an existing unit and the electrical connections are the same on the new disposal ... More »

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Repair a blocked garbage disposal by removing large items located inside the unit, twisting the hex hole located on the bottom of the disposal, or cleaning the waste pipe that is connected to the unit. Most blockages can... More »

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