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It started happening out of the blue. The disaposal will hum, but not turn. I have already pushed in the

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Old 04-22-2009, 06:06 AM
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Question Disposal stuck/humming
Model Number: GFC325   Brand: GE   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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It started happening out of the blue. The disaposal will hum, but not turn. I have already pushed in the reset switch when it popped and reset the breaker as well. There is a nut at the bottom of the unit, but it only appears to be holding the bottom together. Is there a manual control I can use to turn the motor, or is the broomhandle the only tool I can use to troubleshoot this?

Please advise.


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You can rotate the blades manually using a special garbage disposer wrench.

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