Does the Badger 5 have a reset button?
Press the red reset button on the bottom of the Badger 5 before resuming use.
Why is my garbage disposal not spinning?
If the garbage disposal won’t turn on but the motor makes a humming sound when you flip the switch, it indicates that the inner flywheel is jammed. Usually, this causes the appliance’s reset button to pop or the circuit breaker to trip very quickly. Also, turn off the wall switch controlling the disposal.
How do you reset a Badger 5?
Plug in the unit or restore power and then press the red reset button located next to the slot for the wrenchette. Turn on the faucet and turn on the switch. The machine should run normally. If it stops again, repeat the procedure.
How do you reset a badger Insinkerator?
Make sure that the food waste disposer is switched ‘OFF’ at the socket. Gently press the red button in to reset the disposer. If it does not stay in (retracted), wait ten minutes and try again. Turn on a cold stream of water and turn the disposer switch to “ON” position, the disposer should now run again.
Drip leak from bottom of Insinkerator Badger 5, 1/2 HP? There is a slow drip of water from a metal tab adjacent to the red button on the bottom of my Insinkerator Badger 5, 1/2 HP garbage disposal. How might I fix this?
How to troubleshoot a Badger 5 garbage disposal?
If your Badger 5 doesn’t start at all, check your fuse box for a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker. To help prevent issues with your Badger 5 garbage disposal, avoid feeding the unit seafood shells, caustic drain cleaners, glass, plastic, large bones, metal or hot liquids, especially oils.
How do you remove an object from a Badger 5?
Insert a wrenchette, a small wrench, into the hole on the bottom of the Badger 5. Turn counterclockwise until one full rotation is completed. Remove the wrenchette. Place long tongs or pliers into the disposal and remove the dislodged object.
Is it possible to replace Seal on Badger 5?
Badger 5 Model 5-81 1/2 HP.. For anyone that wants to (or needs to) mess with it is possible to replace the seal. Before you start be sure you have the seal and o-ring (see Below). This assumes that you have some experience with replacing seals etc.