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TC8700XYP3 Whirlpool Trash Compactor - Overview

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$12.02

15" Compactor Bags - 15 Pack

These bags will fit most 15" rectangular compactors.

$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.

$2.03

Foot, Front - Single

Sold Individually.

$34.60

Directional Switch

$3.86

Touch-Up Paint - White

$11.30

15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

Compactor bags are sold separately.

$7.97

Container Roller Bearing

Appliance takes 2 - Sold individually.

$3.54

Rotary Nut

$37.37

Foot Pedal

$26.83

On/Off Switch Knob

This knob may also be called a Key.

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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 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

To replace old pedal where screw hole was stripped

  • Customer: Preston from Memphis TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 9 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Had to remove entire drawer from unit to more easily access pedal placement. Removed old pedal. Screwed new pedal in place. Replaced drawer unit. Done. read more