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Old 08-08-2011, 11:11 AM   #1
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Clogged Garbage Disposal

I have a problem with my garbage disposal. The machine itself is still working fine. When you turn it on, it brrrrr normally (i.e. it is not jammed), but water just cannot drain through it.

I have check the U piper underneath the sink, no problem there. I also checked the pipe from the disposal to the U piper, no clogging there either. That means there is clogging in/by the disposal itself.

Is there anything I can/should check about the disposal unit itself? Or does this mean I need a new one? Thanks!


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Old 08-08-2011, 12:10 PM   #2
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Sounds like you are feeding it too much, and the wrong stuff.


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Old 08-08-2011, 12:35 PM   #3
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Remove the disposal, 1/4 turn ring where is connects to the bottom of the sink, this will give you a clear view of the chopper plate.

When its all said and done there is usually more said than done
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