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Old 08-08-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
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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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Sounds like you are feeding it too much, and the wrong stuff.

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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.

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