Compactor wouldn't function. We found a small piece of metal on the floor that turned out to be a part of the switch actuator

ApplianceKitchenAid Trash Compactor


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

William From Clayton, CA

Dec 23, 2009

2 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

repair was simple. just removed the two screws that were holding the rest of the switch actuator in place and installed the new one in it's place.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Switch Actuator (Now subbed to Off-Switch Actuator Kit)

Part Number: PS3489806

In Stock