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TU8000XLP0 Whirlpool Trash Compactor - Overview

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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.

$24.14

Directional Switch

Used for trash compactors.

$2.70

Screw - 8-18 x 1/2

Sold Individually.

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$46.37

Rotary Switch Kit

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

$5.05

Touch-Up Paint - White

18ml

$11.30

15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

Compactor bags are sold separately.

$7.22

Container Roller Bearing

Appliance takes 2 - Sold individually.

$31.92

Foot Pedal

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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
  • 22 of 25 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

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

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
  • 16 of 18 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