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ish2008  
#1 Posted : Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:39:44 AM(UTC)
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my garbage disposer emits this bad odor and white smoke when i tried to unclog it with the key and pushing the little red button underneath. Does this means capot.?
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magician59  
#2 Posted : Thursday, October 14, 2010 9:49:49 AM(UTC)
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Did you pour any liquid drain cleaner into it?
ish2008  
#3 Posted : Thursday, October 14, 2010 7:02:41 PM(UTC)
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No, No liquid drain cleaner.
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#4 Posted : Friday, October 15, 2010 6:04:51 AM(UTC)
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Don't know what that smoke is; but if you can freely turn the motor by hand from below, and it isn't responding to the electric switch--either you have a faulty switch, or the unit needs to be replaced.
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