Toxic and flammable vapors are generated in the sewage
Provide ventilation from outside source before
removing covers, hoses, drain plugs, and fittings. Avoid open
flames and prolonged breathing of fumes.
Although the system has been drained, a small amount of
effluent may still be contained within the disposer. Avoid
splashing in eyes.
b. Hold a container under the connection to catch sewage (effluent) runoff. Remove pipe plug (4,
FIGURE 2-22) and drain the disposer (6).
Support the disposer while loosening connections.
d. Loosen the two clamps (1, FIGURE 2-22) on the flexible coupling (2).
e. Loosen the quick mount clamp (8) and the hush cushion (7). Slide the disposer (6) downward and off
of the sanitary unit connections.
Support the unit on a work surface and remove the adapter (5), tee (3), and flexible coupling (2).
g. Temporarily plug the sanitary unit piping connections with rags or other suitable material unitl you are
ready to install a new waste disposer.
The upper housing (pump portion) and the ac motor are
removed as a single unit.
Repair to the waste disposer authorized at unit level is the
replacement of the alternating current (ac) motor. The upper
housing (pump portion) is also replaced with the ac motor as a
single unit. Refer to the removal and replacement steps in this