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Food Waste Disposal FAQ's 1300 785 989

How long does it take to grind food waste?

Depending on disposer model, it can take from a few seconds to a few minutes. The disposer will change sound when no more food is in the grind chamber. After all food waste is ground, turn off the disposer and let water run for about 15 seconds to flush the grind chamber.

Does the disposer require any maintenance?

No. Your disposer is designed to be maintenance-free. Regular use is the best to keep your disposer in good condition.

The food waste disposer is emitting an odour?

Food particles and grease may accumulate in the disposer grind chamber, which may produce an odour. Occasionally clean the baffle. Try grinding a lemon or citrus fruit for a few seconds without water.

Disposer has stopped and there seems to be no power?

With the power switched off, check inside the disposer and remove anything that may have fallen inside, like a metal utensil. Then press the reset button on the base of the disposer. If the disposer still does not function, check your fuse box or circuit breakers.

Motor is “humming” but the shredder is not turning?

Turn the power off, remove any hard objects from inside the disposer. Insert Allen key, which comes with every disposer, under the base of the disposer. Turn the Allen key backward and forward until you can turn it 360 degrees. Remove the Allen key and turn the disposer on.

Motor is working but food waste is not going away?

Turn the power off and check inside the disposer. Make sure that the two metal impellers can rotate 360 degrees. If stuck, tap the impellers with a wooden tool to allow them to swivel freely. 

Contact us now on 1300 785 989 or 0403 600 293

InSinkErator Food Waste Disposal Unit model 75




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