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GX900QPPS4 Whirlpool Trash Compactor - Overview

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$26.63

Drive Gear Kit

This is the drive gear kit for the ram that compacts the trash inside your compactor. If your compactor ram is getting stuck, there is excess noise during its cycle, or if your com...

$3.02

Screw

This is a multi-use and multi-appliance screw. It can be used on a microwave, refrigerator, range/oven, air conditioner, dehumidifier, washer, or dryer. The measurements of this screw are 8 x 1/2 inch. It has 6 threads. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for further information on repair and accurate guidance. Remember to wear work gloves as a safety precaution.

$2.81

Foot, Front - Single

The front facing foot is sold individually. It is used on your washing machine and can also be known as an adjustable leveling leg. This specific front facing leveling leg has a ru...

$27.04

15" Compactor Bags - 15 Pack

Trash compactor bags are a practical way to discard your waste. Due to the extreme pressure of the compactor, trash compactor bags designed to handle the force are necessary. These bags are made from tough 2.5-millimeter, multi-laminate plastic, and the patented Slip-Grip design prevents the bag from slipping into the compactor bin. They measure approximately 15 inches wide x 15 inches high and are made from 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. This pack of 15 trash compactor bags is a genuine OEM replacement part, and will fit most rectangular 15-inch trash compactors.

$7.36

Container, Bearing Roller

This bearing roller may also be known as the wheel assembly or the container roller bearing, and it is a piece for your trash bin. The function of this bearing is to work in conjun...

$34.61

Directional Switch

The function of the directional switch on your trash compactor is to ensure the ram lowers to compress your trash, then returns to the top position. If your trash compactor does not complete this task, will not stop at the end of the compacting cycle, or is noisy during operation, you may need to replace the directional switch. Be sure to disconnect your trash compactor from the power source before completing this repair. This is a fairly easy repair. After you open the control panel of the compactor, all you will need to do is unplug the old switch from the electrical wires, and plug the new switch in.

$53.43

15" White Plastic Compactor Bags - 60 Pack

This is a 60-pack of plastic compactor bags. These bags are 15 inches wide, 3 millimeters thick and are white in color. The 3-millimeter thickness makes the bags more durable and h...

$12.21

15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

This 15 inch compactor bag carrier fits around the compactor bag inside the compactor and is used to easily lift and remove trash compactor bags once they are full. Simply place the reusable bag carrier in the garbage can before placing a new compactor bag in the bin. The easy-grip handles make removal easier once the bag is full. This piece also makes a good carrier for bringing in logs for your fireplace. This part fits most 15 inch compactors. For the full list of compatible compactors, check the list below. Compactor bags are sold separately.

$2.98

Screw

Sold individually.

$33.90

Foot Pedal

This replacement part is a foot pedal which fits on a trash compactor. It includes two screws for installation. The pedal mounts on the footplate on the bottom front of the container. The pedal controls the container drawer. When stepping on your trash compactor pedal, the latch should release the container from the compactor body. This foot pedal is black, made of plastic, and is sold individually. Be sure to disconnect power to your appliance before beginning this repair. You will only need a screwdriver to complete the repair. This is a genuine part and is sourced from the authentic manufacturer.

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Compactor stuck in lower position

  • Customer: Asbjorn from The Woodlands, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 40 of 49 people found this instruction helpful
Moved the compactor out from under cabinet and unplugged the powercable.Laid compactor over on its side Removed the top (4 screws) and base plate (3 screws) as well as the coverplate for the motor(3 screws)Found that large drive was broken in half. Used two screwdrivers to start split ring then pliers to pull it off the rest of the way.
Removed the driv... read more

Trash Compactor ram wouldn't lower

  • Customer: Scott from Indianapolis, IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 28 of 31 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled the trash compactor out from under the counter.

I took out the four screws that kept the top cover in place to expose the ram.

The gear shafts were turning but the ram would not lower, at first I though the ram drive bolts were stripped and it wouldn't engage the shaft. Then I realized there was a mechanical directional\limit s... read more

Scratches in Surface

  • Customer: Michelle from Richardson, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 22 of 31 people found this instruction helpful
This product comes in a bottle with a brush like Liquid Paper. It goes on incredibly easy. A second coat might be needed. I wanted to prevent rust from setting in so I covered the scratches and dings. The paint is a little brighter since my washer is 10 years old but it still looks great. read more