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How To Hardwire A Disposal


video icon.pngHow to Hardwire a Garbage Disposal

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 For added safety, turn off electrical power at circuit breaker or fuse box.

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1. With power supply turned off, remove metal plate
on the bottom of the disposal.   

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2. Remove clip with needle nose pliers or flathead
screwdriver from the strain relief piece of the cord,
and remove cord.

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3. Cut white and black wires off close to the connectors.                                                                  

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4. Pull cord out of housing. Cut green ground wire close to the cord strain relief.

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5. Insert cable connector (not included) into the access hole and secure by tightening the nut.


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6. Strip the black, white and green wire coating from
last 1/2" of each wire.

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7. From wall, insert power supply cable through the
connector and tighten connector.                                                                                                           

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8. Connect internal disposal wire leads to coordinating wire lead from electrical source. Connect white to white, black to black or red, and green ground wire to the ground lead with wire nuts (not included).

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9. Push wires into the disposal and replace the metal
bottom plate (do not displace plastic shield
with label).            





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