garbage disposer does not work or stops, this usually
means that something is jammed in the disposer. If it is
Turn the disposer off.
Turn the cold water on.
3) If your model comes w/ a wrench, insert it in the hole in
the bottom & turn it back & forth until the
disposer turns easily.
4) If you can't use a wrench, take a long stick & push
it into the disposer & push against one of the
grinders until the disposer turns freely. CAUTION: Don't
put your hand in the disposer!
If the unit is not humming, press the Reset Button on the
bottom of disposer.
usually means that some hard object like a spoon or bone
has fallen into the disposer.
Unplug cord or turn off circuit breaker for kitchen prior
to attempting removal of any items stuck in the
2) Use a long handled tongs or pliers to reach into the
disposer & remove the object.
not put your hand into the disposer.
not put bones, metal or stringy material down garbage
hard objects out. This includes plastic, rubber &
metal as well as bones & gristle unless your
owner's manual says you can put them down.
a strong flow of cold water when grinding waste. The
cold will help harden grease so that it doesn't clog
the disposer or drain line. The water flow will make
sure the ground up waste passes into the sewer &
doesn't clog your drain lines.
the water running for a minute after you finish
not use chemical drain cleaners in the