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KCS180S1 KitchenAid Trash Compactor - Overview

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10-16 x 3/8. This screw is sold individually.


Screw, 8-18 x 1/2

This screw is sold individually.


Compactor Button Kit

Manufacturer's Number: 4163646 Replacement button for compactors. Buttons attach to the compactor, and the bags hook securely over the buttons. Fits 15" and 18" compactors. Sold in...



1 1/2 diameter.


Door Strike and Latch Kit

This kit includes both the old and new style in one kit. The old style is metal with springs and the newer style is a metal plunger and plastic catch. This part helps keep the do...


Drawer Slide Kit

This kit includes the left and right slide and installation hardware.




Air Filter

Sold Individually.

Drive Belt

This belt has small cog-tooth, wide spacing and the width is 1/2".



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transmission drive belt broken

  • Customer: Luke from Port Clinton, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Since the belt broke, I had to put the cogged belt on the large driven pulley first, after loosening the four motor mount screws, and sliding the motor as close to the driven belt as I could. After several tries, I positioned the belt successfully on the driven pulley, then slipped it over the pulley on the motor. I pulled the motor as far away from the driv... read more

Broken Drive Belt On The Ram

  • Customer: steven from shebogan, WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 3 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
I Removed The Back Panel To Get At The Top Panel Which In Turn I Got To Top Plate To Access The Gear Drive, The Ram Was In The Down Position So I Used a Socket And Rachet To Crank The Ram Up By Hand, I Then Loosened The Plastic Gear Mount To Move The Gear Forward To Attach The New Belt, Then Reversed The Procedure putting The Campactor In operating Condition... read more

Top door of machine would not latch

  • Customer: Marcia from Prairie Village, KS
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the old latch knob and installed the new one by twisting it in by hand . That was easy. The part in the door itself was not holding the new latch knob. I tried unsuccessfully to take the door apart to install the new part that goes in the door and grabs the knob. When that didn't work, I stuck what looked like an alternative to replacing that pa... read more