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JJTF8500XLP4 Whirlpool Trash Compactor - Overview

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$16.48

15" Paper Compactor Bags - 12 Pack

Moisture-resistant liner. Pre-cuffed.

$30.39

Drive Gear Kit

This kit is used for trash compactors. It includes both gears, pin spring, C-ring, ram stop, and ram cam.

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$2.03

Foot, Front - Single

Sold Individually.

$34.60

Directional Switch

$52.47

Rotary Switch Kit

This kit comes an on-off rotary switch, and two chrome knobs.

$3.86

Touch-Up Paint - White

$11.30

15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

Compactor bags are sold separately.

$20.54

Power Nut

$7.97

Container Roller Bearing

Appliance takes 2 - Sold individually.

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Trash Compactor ram wouldn't lower

  • Customer: Scott from Indianapolis IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 12 of 13 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

Compactor out of line and would not shut off.

  • Customer: Janet W. from Shreveport LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 10 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled compactor out on a piece of cardboard. Used socket set to take top off and evaluate the problem. Power nut was not holding on one side. We ordered two power nuts. Decided to repair only the unlevel side. Fast and easy and cheaper than a new compactor. Whirlpool compactor is 28 years old and working like a charm. Thanks for the diagram an... read more

Compactor motor kept running after cycle ran, making alot of noise and unit jumping around.

  • Customer: Keith from Keller TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 10 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the Compactor from underneath cabinet, unplugged power. Removed the top plate off compactor to expose the crush piston. Removed the front control panel by removing two phillips screws, wiring and directional (limit) switch is now exposed. Removed the two screws securing switch, removed wiring one wire at a time and replaced on new switch in same posit... read more