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Garbage disposer grinding plate is stuck

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Common solutions for: Garbage disposer grinding plate is stuck
Solution 1:
Plate is Jammed
Insert either a disposer wrench or a ¼ inch Allen wrench into the bottom of the disposer and wiggle the shredding plate back and forth until it moves freely.
Solution 2:
Shredding Plate
You can manually turn the grinding plate to free the plate. Most disposers have an opening on the bottom of the housing. Insert an Allen wrench into this opening and turn the plate to clear the obstru...ction. If your disposer does not have an opening on the bottom, insert a broom handle through the top opening and wiggle the plate.
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Garbage Disposer Shredding Plate
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