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The first step in repairing a leaking garbage disposal is to find out the exact location of the leak. There are four places that the garbage disposal unit may be leaking from. It is important to determine if in fact the ... More »

Fix a garbage disposal in the sink by checking the electrical connection, pressing the reset button, and removing clogs or securing seals, recommends About.com. The specific troubleshooting method depends on the problem ... More »

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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