Why is My Garbage Disposal Leaking?


You have noticed some water leaking from the bottom of your sink that seems to be coming from your garbage disposal. If a unit inside of your disposal is leaking, it most likely needs to be replaced. Some repairs require a specialist, but other can be replaced by simple do-it-yourself steps!

The leak could be coming from four common areas on you garbage disposal:

  1. The sink flange – silver part above cutting chamber where the sink and disposal unit 24682609_sconnect directly
  2. The inlet hose- the black rubber hose connecting to the upper part of the black cutting chamber
  3. The drain – drain pipe attached in the middle of cutting chamber, below hose.
  4. The bottom of the disposal – water could be draining from the bottom of your disposal – Call a specialist

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