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How do I remove unit from sink?

Dirt got into unit & now it just makes a slight hum & doe's nothing.unit is a badger insinkerator 1 1/3 hp

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Hi there first you need to get it cleaned out the best you can so you can see inside the disposer look at the verry middle of the disposal there you will see a bolt that needs to be removed it may be a special kind of bolt so just be prepared for that most hardware stores also sell a tool to help remove the bold and blade ...l after that bolt is removed you should be able to remove the blades than undo the pipes that are connected to it and any bolts and nuts ect ect. than pull out the unit if there is any silicone that seaoled the unit in it will be kind of hard but not impossiable to remove ok.

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