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Old 12-10-2007, 11:15 AM   #1
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Garbage Disposal Leak Question


I have an In Sink Erator PRO 333 disposal and noticed this morning a puddle of water on the floor of the cabinet. Further investigation revealed that the water is dripping off the bottom of the unit - actually from inside the electrical hookup 'port'! My question is - is there a seal that goes bad inside that are replaceable or is this unit toast?

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Old 12-10-2007, 04:07 PM   #2
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Re: Garbage Disposal Leak Question


Stick a fork in it ! it's done

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Old 12-10-2007, 07:15 PM   #3
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How old is it?

Probably beyond the warranty, but just had to ask
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THere is a washer at the connection at the disposal and the 90 disposal bend.If it's not wet there your sol.If it is ,try tightening the flange or changing the washer.
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Re: Garbage Disposal Leak Question


If its coming out of the bottom body of the disposer, the disposer is shot. You can call Insinkerator and give them the serial # off the machine. They can tell you if it is still under warranty.

I think its dead and out of warranty.

If you recently bought the home, then you might have gotten a home warranty policy with the purchase. If so, the unit might be covered.
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'At's what I figgered!

Time for a new one! Thanks for your rpelies and opinions!

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If you replace it yourself, don't forget to knock out the plug in the disposal's dishwasher inlet if you are also hooking it up to a dishwasher.
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If you replace it yourself, don't forget to knock out the plug in the disposal's dishwasher inlet if you are also hooking it up to a dishwasher.
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I know this thread is ancient, but I just wanted to post that this disposal is fixable, and the o-ring you needed was only about $2.50. The lower end badger versions are not, but the pro versions are.

maybe it will help someone in the future.

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