wall switch for garbage disposal

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-17-05, 11:13 AM
kelly1888
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
wall switch for garbage disposal

I recently changed the wall switch for the garbage disposal simply to change the color. Hooked everything up exactly the same (2 wire switch) but now there is no power to the disposal. I tried the reset button - nothing happened. Checked for loose connection but everything looks good. Is there another switch I'm missing?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-17-05, 11:19 AM
Member
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Central New York State
Posts: 13,973
Did you turn the breaker back on?

Did you get the right connections on the switch? There should be two screw terminals (usually gold, silver or black colored) for the power wires and one green one for the ground.

Did you check the wire nut connection on the neutral wires in the back of the box (if there is one).

Is the disposal hard wired, or does it plug in to a receptacle under the sink?

Do you have any test equipment?
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
'