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Leak at new strainer waste fitting

Fitting new strainer waste cant get it water tight

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Did you put the rubber gasket and cardboard sleeve on the bottom of the sink(next to the nut and did you use plumbers putty on the top part of the sink under the top section of the basket. Hint if you put some soap on the gasket under the sink between it and the nut it will be easier to tighten also you must secure the top part of the basket as you turn the nut if not the plumbers putty will not seal. If you do not have the strainer basket holding tool wrench you can substitute with a pare of needle nose pliers. Large channel locks or pliers can work to turn the large nut on bottom. If you can recruit a helper to hold the top part of the strainer basket with the needle nose pliers it make the job of tightening the large nut easier. When a large amount of the plumbers putty has squeezed out and the strainer is flush with the sink you should have a tight seal.

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SILGRANIT II COORDINATED SINK WASTE DISPOSER STOPPER & STRAINER UNIT Fits disposer with 3-3/8" inside diameter only. It should just snap into the insinkerator sink flange.

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