1. Shut off power to the garbage disposal and detach the down catch.
Turn off the electrical power at the fuse box or breaker. Then, making use of flexible pliers, detach the drain top from the garbage disposal waste discharge tube.
2. Free the garbage disposal from the mounting assembly.
Assistance the garbage disposal with one hand and place the end of the wrenchette or screwdriver right into the right side of one installing lug on the lower installing ring. Lift the garbage disposal somewhat and also loosen up the lower installing ring by pushing or drawing the wrenchette or screwdriver to the left till the garbage disposal is free from the mounting assembly.
3. Disconnect the electrical.
Lay the garbage disposal on its side as well as remove the electric cover plate from the bottom. Loosen up the green ground screw and eliminate cord connectors. Detach garbage disposal wires from electrical supply cords. Loosen screws on the electric clamp adapter and also get rid of wires from the garbage disposal.
4. Eliminate existing installing hardware if equipment substitute needed. Or else skip to tip 12.
To remove the existing mounting hardware, loosen the three placing screws, tear the breeze ring off with a screwdriver as well as eliminate the old installing setting up.
5. Remove the old sink flange and also putty.
Push the old sink flange up with the sink hole. Make use of a screwdriver or putty blade to thoroughly scratch all old putty from the edge of the sink hole
. Set up the new sink flange, gasket as well as rings.
Place a 1/2 inch rope of plumbing technician’s putty around the drainpipe opening in the sink. Drop the new sink flange into the drainpipe opening and also press it into place. Putting a weight, such as the garbage disposal, in addition to the sink flange will help hold the sink flange in place while mounting the sink flange to the sink. To stay clear of scratching your sink or the flange, position a towel between the sink surface 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 items in position.
7. Remove the dishwashing machine knockout plug.
If using a dishwasher, you will need to touch out the dishwashing machine ko plug. Lay the garbage disposal on its side as well as use a screwdriver and hammer to touch it out. Next, remove the loosened ko plug from inside the garbage disposal.
8. Attach the electrical.
Turn the garbage disposal over as well as get rid of electrical cover plate. Take out cords. Put wire port (not consisted of) as well as run electrical cable through access hole on base of garbage disposal. Tighten wire connector. Push wires into garbage disposal (do not displace cardboard guard) as well as change electric cover plate.
If you have a hardwired unit and also you’re looking to connect a cable, you will certainly need a power cord set.
For a garbage disposal with a factory-installed cable, simply connect in to the outlet under your sink after finishing the remainder of the steps.
9. Hang the garbage disposal.
Hang the garbage disposal by straightening the 3 mounting tabs with the slide-up ramps on the installing ring. Holding the garbage disposal in place, turn the reduced mounting ring up until all 3 tabs are secured right into the installing setting up. The garbage disposal will currently hang on its own.
10. Insert the discharge tube.
Place the discharge tube into the discharge coupler, then slide the clamp over the discharge tube and also setting it in the groove on the rubber tailpipe coupler.
11. Align the discharge tube with the drain catch.
Turn the garbage disposal so that the discharge tube is lined up with the drainpipe trap. If the discharge tube is as well long, cut off as much as needed. If it is as well short, you can buy an expansion.
12. Lock the garbage disposal in position.
If you are attaching the garbage disposal to a dish washer, it might be attached through an air gap. Make use of a hose pipe clamp to affix the drain hose to the dishwashing machine inlet. Now that whatever is mounted and also ready, lock the garbage disposal to the sink placing assembly making use of the wrenchette that came with the system. For Advancement designs, place the Quiet Collar ® Sink Baffle right into the sink opening by pressing it into the sink till it snaps into location.
13. Check the garbage disposal.
For all versions, you need to check for leakages at the sink flange, dishwasher, tail-pipe as well as installing setting up connections. Ultimately, switch on the electric breaker to evaluate its procedure.
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