compactor will not stop when compaction complete on top cycle

ApplianceWhirlpool Trash Compactor


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers


May 22, 2014

take 2 screws out on top cover with key switch. remove two screw holding directional switch. remove wires, one at a time, and place on the new switch. put new switch in place with two screws. put front cover on with two screws and test. works like a charm.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Directional Switch

Part Number: PS386764

In Stock