1. Turn off power to the garbage disposal as well as disconnect the down trap.
Switch off the electric power at the circuit box or circuit breaker. Then, using flexible pliers, disconnect the drainpipe top from the garbage disposal waste discharge tube.
2. Free the garbage disposal from the mounting setting up.
Support the garbage disposal with one hand and insert the end of the wrenchette or screwdriver right into the best side of one mounting lug on the reduced placing ring. Raise the garbage disposal somewhat and also loosen up the reduced placing ring by pushing or drawing the wrenchette or screwdriver to the left till the garbage disposal is free from the placing assembly.
3. Separate the electrical.
Lay the garbage disposal on its side and get rid of the electrical cover plate from the bottom. Loosen the green ground screw as well as eliminate cable ports. Detach garbage disposal wires from electrical supply wires. Loosen up screws on the electrical clamp adapter and also eliminate cords from the garbage disposal.
4. Get rid of existing mounting hardware if hardware replacement required. Or else avoid to step 12.
To get rid of the existing placing equipment, loosen up the 3 installing screws, pry the snap ring off with a screwdriver as well as remove the old installing setting up.
5. Eliminate the old sink flange as well as putty.
Push the old sink flange up via the sink hole. Make use of a screwdriver or putty blade to thoroughly scratch all old putty from the side of the sink hole
. Set up the brand-new sink flange, gasket and also rings.
Place a 1/2 inch rope of plumber’s putty around the drainpipe opening in the sink. Drop the brand-new sink flange into the drainpipe opening and press it right into area. Positioning a weight, such as the garbage disposal, on top of the sink flange will certainly assist hold the sink flange in position while installing the sink flange to the sink. To stay clear of scraping your sink or the flange, put a towel between the sink surface area and the weight. From under the sink, slide the fiber gasket, back-up flange as well as mounting flange over the sink flange. Hold these pieces in position.
7. Eliminate the dishwasher knockout plug.
If using a dishwasher, you will need to tap out the dishwashing machine ko plug. Lay the garbage disposal on its side as well as use a screwdriver and also hammer to touch it out. Next off, remove the loose knockout plug from inside the garbage disposal.
8. Attach the electric.
Turn the garbage disposal over and remove electrical cover plate. Pull out wires. Insert cable connector (not consisted of) as well as run electric cord with access opening on base of garbage disposal. Tighten up cable television adapter. Press cables into garbage disposal (do not displace cardboard shield) and change electrical cover plate.
If you have a hardwired system and you’re wanting to attach a cord, you will certainly need a power cable set.
For a garbage disposal with a factory-installed cable, just plug in to the electrical outlet under your sink after finishing the remainder of the steps.
9. Hang the garbage disposal.
Hang the garbage disposal by aligning the three installing tabs with the slide-up ramps on the placing ring. Holding the garbage disposal in position, turn the reduced installing ring till all three tabs are locked right into the mounting setting up. The garbage disposal will currently hang by itself.
10. Insert the discharge tube.
Insert the discharge tube right into the discharge coupler, then move the clamp over the discharge tube as well as position it in the groove on the rubber tailpipe coupler.
11. Straighten the discharge tube with the drainpipe trap.
Turn the garbage disposal to ensure that the discharge tube is straightened with the drainpipe catch. If the discharge tube is also long, removed as high as required. If it is as well brief, you can acquire an expansion.
12. Lock the garbage disposal in place.
If you are attaching the garbage disposal to a dishwasher, it might be connected via an air gap. Utilize a tube clamp to affix the drain hose to the dishwashing machine inlet. Since everything is installed and in position, lock the garbage disposal to the sink placing setting up using the wrenchette that came with the unit. For Evolution versions, insert the Quiet Collar ® Sink Baffle right into the sink opening by pressing it into the sink up until it snaps into place.
13. Check the garbage disposal.
For all designs, you need to test for leakages at the sink flange, dishwasher, tail-pipe and also installing assembly connections. Finally, switch on the electrical breaker to check its procedure.
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