ApplianceKitchenAid Trash Compactor
Level of DifficultyEasy
Time to do repair15 - 30 mins
Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years
Screw driversSocket set
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Had to first raise the screw plate that compacts the garbage. Then had to turn the compactor over and remove screws holding the bottom plate on in order to get to the gears. Once that was done I removed the worn gears and the chain drive and replaced with the new gears and the chain. Put the unit back together and works like a new one. A $35 dollar fix for a unit that sells for around $900 today. Thanks to partslect for being able to help me with the parts needed. Not only did I save on a new unit but by doing this myself I saved around $100 in labor charges.
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Part Number: PS398589