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 dishwasher/disposal knockout
Author: d6wick (TX)

I'm selling my dishwasher and need to disconnect from the garbage disposal. Once I do that, will I still be able to use my sink, drain and disposal until the new dishwasher is installed in a few days?

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 Re: dishwasher/disposal knockout
Author: hj (AZ)

Either do NOT use that sink bowl, or put a cork in the dishwasher drain opening.

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 Re: dishwasher/disposal knockout
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

Water will escape thru the opening unless you plug or cap it. I have used a short piece of rubber hose with a brass plug and 2 clamps to cap off the drain port on the disposal.

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 Re: dishwasher/disposal knockout
Author: sum (FL)

I once had the same problem and what I did was using a tapered rubber cone (they sell these in the hardware section in various sizes) and plugged the hole, then I put some electrical tape over the cone and wrapped it around the disposer body a few times. No leak.

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