How do I turn on my Insinkerator pro disposer?

How do I turn on my Insinkerator pro disposer?

How do I use a Food Waste Disposer?

  1. Run a medium stream of cold water.
  2. Turn on the food waste disposer using the air switch or wall switch.
  3. Gradually feed the food scraps into your food waste disposer and push it down the baffle.
  4. After feeding in food scraps, leave the cold water running for another 10 seconds.

How do you manually rotate a garbage disposal?

Use the wrench to manually turn the disposal’s motor shaft first counterclockwise, then clockwise until the obstruction is dislodged and the motor shaft spins freely. It’s okay to use some force when turning the wrench, just be sure to support the disposal unit as you do.

Where is the off switch on garbage disposal?

The reset button is a red button located on the bottom or lower back side of the garbage disposer. If the garbage disposer gets jammed and the motor overloads, the reset button will pop out and shut the disposer off.

How do you turn a disposal on?

How to Reset Garbage Disposal

  1. Make sure that the disposal switch is in the “OFF” position.
  2. Gently press the red button in to reset garbage disposal.
  3. Turn on a cold stream of water and turn the disposal switch to “ON” position, the disposal should now run again.

Do all garbage disposals have a manual crank?

Most modern disposers have a manual crank—simply an exposed Allen-nut head located in the bottom center of the disposer unit. Turn the head with an Allen wrench to move the motor (and impeller plate) manually. Look on the side of the unit or in the general area of the disposer for an Allen tool for this very purpose.

What does an air switch do on an InSinkErator?

InSinkErator® Airswitch. The Air Switch provides a safe and easy way to turn the disposer on and off. A simple push-button switch sends an air pulse through a thin plastic tube to the disposer switch unit. This activates/deactivates the disposer and eliminates the need for a separate wall switch.

Why is my garbage disposal not turning on?

If your garbage disposal just won’t turn at all, then it’s very likely that the disposal has lost power. Your unit may have blown a circuit, or it could be unplugged. First, check the plug for your garbage disposal to ensure that it’s secure. Next, locate the reset button on the underside of the unit, and push it.

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