Using Existing Electrical Circuit For Your Garbage Disposer Unit

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How do I use an existing electrical circuit for my new garbage disposer unit?

Using Existing Electrical Circuit For Your Garbage Disposer Unit

Maybe you had an electrician handle the installation of the electrical circuit for your garbage disposal. Or perhaps you're using one that is already in place. Now you're just trying to figure out how to connect the electrical circuit to your new garbage disposal. Read on to find out.

1. Remove the electrical connections plate on your new garbage disposer unit.

2. Use a wire nut to connect the white wire from the garbage disposer unit to the white wire from the switch.

3. Use a wire nut to connect the black wire from the garbage disposer unit to the black wire from the switch.

4. Use a wire nut to connect the bare ground wire from the garbage disposer unit to the bare ground wire from the switch.

5. Replace the cover plate to the electrical connections on your garbage disposer unit.

   

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