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TC4700XYP1 Whirlpool Trash Compactor - Overview

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Drive Gear Kit

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


Foot, Front - Single

Sold Individually.


Rotary Switch Kit

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


Touch-Up Paint - White



15" Compactor Bags - 15 Pack

These bags will fit most 15" rectangular compactors.


Spray Paint - 12 oz. - White


15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

Compactor bags are sold separately.


Single Metallic Shoulder Screw - Size: 8-32 x 3\8"

Sold Individually.


Foot Pedal


Container Roller Bearing

Appliance takes 2 - Sold individually.

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Scratches in Surface

  • Customer: Michelle from Richardson TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 19 of 22 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

Change out defective switch

  • Customer: Edward from Deerfield Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 17 of 18 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

Drive Gear Broken

  • Customer: clyde from Covington GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 10 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the gear and unit worked execpt the plunger hit the side of the garbage container. This appears the be the reason the gear broke in the first place. Defective assembly from the factory.

To correct I had to remove the newly installed gear system remove inside cardboard side cover, Remove the screws that hold the bearing for the lift sc... read more