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How to Repair a Garbage Disposal

My garbage disposal is not working, what should I do? Key Items to Check to Repair a Garbage Disposal that Does Not Work.


Garbage Disposal Not Working

Electrical Repair Question: My garbage disposal is not working, what should I do?

My garbage disposal is wired to my outlet and both are not working. I tried flipping all the breakers, and the disposal is not clogged. What else should I try or do?

This electrical question came from: April, a Homeowner from Titusville, Florida.

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question April

Key Items to Check to Repair a Garbage Disposal

IMPORTANT
When servicing the garbage disposal make sure the circuit power has been identified and has been shut OFF.

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