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Badger 5 Garbage Disposal

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Badger 5 Garbage Disposal

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InSinkErator Badger 5 garbage disposals are a reliable and functional choice when affordability is the prime concern. Choose from three Badger series garbage disposal models, each with a space-saving compact design.

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Features

  • 1/2 Horsepower Dura-Drive® Induction Motor
  • Galvanized Steel Construction
  • InSinkErator 2-Year We Come To You® In-Home Full Service Limited Warranty Covers parts and labor
  • Made in the USA
  • Quick Lock® Sink Mount allows for easy installation and disposer replacement

Specifications

Type of Feed Continuous
On/Off Control Wall Switch
Motor Single Phase
HP 1/2
Volts 120
HZ 60
RPM 1725
Amp. (Avg. Load) 6.3
Time Rating Intermittent
Lubrication Permanently Lubricated Upper & Lower Bearings
Shipping Weight (Approx.) 14 lbs.
Unit Finish Waterborne Grey Enamel
Overall Height 12-5/8”
Grind Chamber Capacity 26 oz.
Motor Protection Manual Reset Overload
Average Water Usage 1 Gallon Per Person Per Day
Average Electrical Usage 3-4 KWh Per Year
Drain 1-1/2”
Anti-Vibration Connection (Hose Clamp)
Dishwasher Drain Connection Yes

Reviews / Q&A

Badger 5 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 3949.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertised - after I removed the dishwasher plug Need more vivid instructions instruction on removing the dishwasher plug. Cost me a plumber to come out and fix.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New Insinkerator We purchased a new home in 2004, everything was brand new. Our disposal started leaking, so my plumber friend told us to go buy an Insinkerator, it replaced the same one under our Kitchen Sink. We try to always buy the best quality, not necessarily the cheapest product. We are very happy with our new disposal.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really easy to install Works really well. Installation is easy and instructions are clear.
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product The garbage disposer was easy to install and is working great!
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great. Was installed about a month ago and working just fine.
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product was easy to install The Insinkerator was installed approximately one month ago and so far it has been a great product. I have no complaints. It could be a little quieter, but all in all I am very glad that I had this installed.
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Installed like a charm. So far, so good. Replaced the old 10 year old one when it stopped working with exactly the same model. Guaranteed for 2 years, it lasted for 10.
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy installation. Installation took less than 30 min. Performs great. Not as loud as our last garbage disposal. We are happy with this disposal.
Date published: 2017-02-20
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how do i fix a water leak at the power cord location

Asked by: canja
Seal the opening around the power cord with a waterproof sealant. It's like Play-Dough, and is available in any hardware store.
Answered by: Charley
Date published: 2014-01-18

Badger 5 leaks from the side

My Badger 5 is approximately 5 years old, and has developed a leak in the side of the unit, where the two parts of the plastic housing meet, and the leak only happens when the unit is turned on. There is no leak whatsoever when running water alone. The only fasteners I see on the unit itself are funny little plastic pieces, which I presume a user cannot tighten. Is there a remedy for this problem? It is used sparingly, and I am surprised it has developed a leak after such limited use. Many thanks for your input. Andrew Jones Port Moody, BC Canada
Asked by: AndyBC
Mark where the disposal is leaking. Pull the disposal and you find a fine crack in the plastic housinf fix with JB weld
Answered by: Brewski
Date published: 2016-12-24

Where is the reset button

Asked by: Laney
On the bottom of the unit.
Answered by: Maxxe
Date published: 2015-09-19

can the existing power cord be re-used when replacing the same model disposal

my existing model 5-81A is leaking from the power cord, I am going to order a new model 5, do I need to order a new cord kit with it, or can I use the old cord on the new unit. My existing is a plug in, not a hard wire.
Asked by: Greg50
Due to the hook up on the Badger 5 I found that I was unable to reuse the cord from my other disposer. If yours is leaking from the cord I would suggest safety be your guideline and change it, it doesn't cost a lot.
Answered by: Alias1279
Date published: 2016-08-06

Whats the life of a Badger 5?

My disposal started pouring from the bottom today. Model number is 5-81A and its only about 7 years old. Also what is good replacement?
Asked by: Chelsea
most of the units I have seem have rotted out on top of the housing that supports the motor shaft....it could also be the seal around the motor shaft....again most of the ones have rotted out because of the minerals in the water that attack that metal...
Answered by: moe1
Date published: 2017-01-03
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