I'm having the same issue. Nothing jamming it, not a reset button issue. I can power it on and use a stick to start the rotation and it runs. turn it off, it just hums, unless I help prod it along. Sounds like possibly a brush issue, yet haven't seen any advice on that, only unjamming or hitting the reset button...My garbage disposal (Emerson E-30) is making a soft humming noise when flipped on.
I tried the reset button and I used the allen wrench. It turns freely, but still won't work , Just a humming noise.
Bearings are worn? See if the cutting plate spins freely when you give it a push.My disposal locks up when ever it feels like it nothing stuck in it and it starts again when I use the Allen wrench, however now it sound like things are loose and it's starting to smell hot when I run it. Help!!