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KCC151 KitchenAid Trash Compactor - Overview

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Models starting with KCC151

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$23.25

Drive Gear Kit

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

$12.37

15" Paper Compactor Bags - 12 Pack

Moisture-resistant liner. Pre-cuffed.

$24.85

Directional Switch

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$2.70

Screw - 8-18 x 1/2

Sold Individually.

$46.34

Rotary Switch Kit

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

$5.05

Touch-Up Paint - White

$7.22

Container Roller Bearing

Appliance takes 2 - Sold individually.

$25.55

Power Nut

This power nut is intended for use with trash compactors.

$11.30

15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

Compactor bags are sold separately.

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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
  • 20 of 22 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

Old Plastic Compactor Key Became Brittle and Broke

  • Parts Used:
  • Key
  • Customer: Ron from El Paso TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 19 of 23 people found this instruction helpful
Original key part number was 776586 as found underneath the the rim of the broken key. It's known as a compactor key, or a key-knob, but in layman's terms, I would call it the "off-on-start" knob. The replacement part number was 386676, and fits perfectly.
The original key had become old and brittle, and eventually just broke apart. This was a 30... read more

Change out defective switch

  • Customer: Edward from Deerfield Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 16 of 17 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled out compactor drawer and removed same, slid the compactor cabinet out and unpluged the appliance. Removed the two phillips head screws to release the control panel. lossened the locking nut from switch. matched the switches to be sure parts were the same,switched the wires to the new switch and reinstalled.replaced phillips screws, all Done !!! read more