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KUCS181T0 KitchenAid Trash Compactor - Overview

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$5.54

Touch-Up Paint - White

$13.46

18" Trash Compactor Bags - 15 Pack

These compactor bags fit most rectangular trash compactors. They feature a slip-n-grip design to keep the bags from slipping into the compactor. Made of 50% post-consumer recycled plastic.

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$8.17

Spray Paint - 12 oz. - White

$56.00

18" Compactor Bags - 60 Pack

$16.88

KitchenAid Compactor Key

This lock key is designed for 18" compactor models.

$6.58

Touch-up Paint - Black

$25.20

ADHESIVE

$3.66

TUCHUP

$21.29

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 door shut.

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Scratches in Surface

  • Customer: Michelle from Richardson TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 10 of 12 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

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 1 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

transmission drive belt broken

  • Customer: Luke from Port Clinton PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 2 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