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ZCG3100VBB-01 General Electric Trash Compactor - Overview

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Compactor Piston stays down even though the motor is running

  • Customer: Robert from San Deigo CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 11 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
If the drawer is stuck because the piston is in it, you will have to take the back off to lift the piston in order to remove the drawer.

With the drawer out, tip the compactor on its back to easily maneuver the otherwise heavy piston. Working from the front remove the trunnion nut cover (two hex screws) and then the bad trunnion. You may need to m... read more

Plastic trunnion nut was worn out

  • Customer: Joe from Avondale AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 7 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
The problem with this repair arises after you have removed the old trunion nut and you are trying to get the new one to seat into the narrow bracket that surrounds it and keeps it from turning. You can only screw the trunion nut on so far and then it runs into the edges of the bracket. I found that by aligning the new trunion nut at the proper angle and then... read more

Ram was stuck in the down position, would not return up.

  • Customer: Ian from Camano Island WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
1.I removed the back of the compactor
2. turned the large nut to raise the ram so I could remove the trash container
3. removed the bolt holding ram plunger onto the actuator
4. put the chain on by starting it on the large sproket and walking it around. there was enough slack to do it this way.
5. cleaned and oiled everything and reassemb... read more