How To Fix A Stuck Garbage Disposal?

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How do you unjam a garbage disposal?

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Why is my disposal humming and not working?

In most cases if your garbage disposal is humming it is because a foreign object is stuck in the disposal. If an item has been jammed in the blades of the disposal they will be unable to rotate. This can result in a humming noise. If this is the case simply unplug the disposal under the sink then survey the drain hole.

How do you fix a garbage disposal?

Turn off the disposal and unplug the unit. Insert a garbage disposal wrench or the tip of a broom handle through the top of the disposal. Work it back and forth until the blockage breaks up and the blades move freely. If a larger object is responsible for the clog you may be able to remove it by hand.

How do you unjam a Moen garbage disposal?

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How do you free up a stuck garbage disposal?

Unplug the disposal or shut the breaker off to make sure that no one inadvertently turns the switch on. Put the allen wrench into the socket and try to free up the unit. You may need to worry it back and forth several times to free up the jam. Use the pliers on the allen wrench if you need a little more torque.