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Garbage Disposer is Loud or Noisy

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Garbage disposer is loud or noisy are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Garbage disposer is loud or noisy

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Cause 1Shredding Plate

Check the shredding plate—if the plate wobbles or wiggles up and down, or if the shredding blades are stuck, replace the disposer.

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Cause 2Non Serviceable Motor

The disposer motor is not replaceable—if the disposer motor is defective or worn out, you must replace the entire disposer.