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Water is leaking from my badger 1/2 hp insinkerator. it appears that water is dripping from one of the screws from the bottom

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Here is a tip that I wrote about how and where a garbage disposal will leak and what can be done to fix it.


Garbage Disposal Leak from bottom of motor

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Here is a tip that I wrote about how and where a garbage disposal will leak andwhat can be done to fix it.
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Here is a tip that I wrote about how and where a garbage disposal will leak and what can be done to fix it.


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Hi,

Here is a tip that I wrote about how and where a garbage disposal will leak and what can be done to fix it.


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Obviously you didn't like what I answered you before, but if that is not the case and the leak is infact coming out of the bottom of the disposal then you are really not going to like the bad news I have for you now...
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From what I can see on from this exploded diagram that is not even repairable and the part you would need is not available.....
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