How to Fix a Garbage Disposal That's Backing Up
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How to Repair a Food Waste Disposer That's Backing Up

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Splash Guard

If food comes back up your garbage disposal, the issue may be a faulty splash guard. Check to make sure the drain is clear before concluding that the splash guard needs to be replaced. This part is made of rubber which can break down over time and become rigid, at which point it needs to be replaced. Check the splash guard for signs of damage and replace if necessary.

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