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Kenmore food waste disposer model 60562 3/4HP it is leaking

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Kenmore food waste disposer model 60562 3/4HP

it is leaking water from the bottom when I turn on he water it drains freely through the bottom
I have checked the drain and it is open
I have taken it from the sink and can't find anything wrong
I have put the wrench in the bottom and it spins freely
I think it is about 5 years old
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.

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This is leaking at the very bottom of the disposer? It's not going on around the sink and running down correct?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
that is correct I turn the water on and it immediately runs through the bottom of the appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
This is not good, the seal inside the disposer is bad, I can't get your model number to come up can you check it again, 110, 106, or some other three digit number before the model number?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
model 175
Expert:  Bryan replied 3 years ago.
The shaft seal inside the disposer is bad, number 19 on this diagram,

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the part is not expensive it's actually and assembly,

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but it's one pain in the neck to do, you will need to remove the disposer and take it all apart and I'll I can help you with this the diagram which I provided and a place to purchase the part, here is the link to the part, http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Gasket-or-Seal/820952?modelNumber=175.605090 this machine is made by insinkerator, hope this helps, most people just replace the disposal but if you wish you can attempt to repair this, thanks and well wishes, Bryan
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