How To Reset Garbage Disposal

Owning garbage disposal can be immensely beneficial. Just remember that it comes with additional responsibilities. When you own garbage disposal, you have to go above and beyond to ensure that the disposal is taken care of. If you do not, there is a good chance that something is going to go wrong. That could result in the garbage disposal breaking down and becoming unusable very quickly. There may come a time when you’re required to learn how to reset garbage disposal on your own. Below, you’re going to learn how to do just that.

Why Should You  Reset Garbage Disposal?

First and foremost, you should find out precisely why you would want to reset the disposal. There are some specific situations when you will need to reset the disposal. For instance, the disposal might get clogged. In order to fix the problem, you may need to reset the system. You may also need to reset the system if it becomes overheated. Suffice to say, there are many situations when you need to reset it. With that being said, everyone who owns disposal should learn how to reset it. There is a good chance that you’re going to be required to do so at some point in the future.

The Garbage Disposal Reset Button Locationfuture.

Before doing anything, you need to take the time to find the reset button. It won’t be hidden away. Look around the unit carefully until you’re able to pinpoint it. If you’re still having trouble, you should take the time to check out the user manual. Do that and you should be given precise directions for finding the reset button. Do not push it just yet. Just take note of the location and this will make the process so much easier in the long run.

Getting Started

Now, it is time to begin performing the reset. Thankfully, it isn’t too difficult to reset the garbage disposal. Just go ahead and turn off the disposal. Be sure that the switch is set into the OFF position. Now, you should press the reset button. There is a good chance that the button will jump back out. If this happens, you will need to try again. Give it a few minutes and give it another try. Just note that most manufacturers recommend waiting at least 10 minutes before repeating this step.

Everything Good To Go

Once the garbage disposal is reset you will need to put it to the test. This is an easy process and will only require continuous tap water, preferably cold. Turn the garbage disposal on to determine if the reset process worked. If the disposal works everything will be good to go. And, if it doesn’t it may need to be serviced. However, it is a good idea to contact the manufacturer prior to replacing the disposal. Each brand is unique and may utilize a different reset method.

 

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