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398581-1-S-Whirlpool-882657            -Foot Pedal
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Foot Pedal

PartSelect Number PS398581

This replacement part is a foot pedal which fits on a trash compactor. It includes two screws for installation. The pedal mounts on the footplate on the bottom front of the container. The pedal controls the container drawer. When stepping on your trash compactor pedal, the latch should release the container from the compactor body. This foot pedal is black, made of plastic, and is sold individually. Be sure to disconnect power to your appliance before beginning this repair. You will only need a screwdriver to complete the repair. This is a genuine part and is sourced from the authentic manufacturer.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Kenmore, Jenn-Air, Roper.

This part works with the following products: Trash Compactor.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Drawer is hard to open and/or close.

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$40.68

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$6.78

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$33.90
Get this part fast. Average delivery time via standard shipping: 1.8 days.

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12 of 15 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
  • Foot Pedal
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Preston from Memphis, TN

To replace old pedal where screw hole was stripped

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.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools:
Customer: Dianne from ORANGEVALE, CA

Compactor was white, changed appliances to black, put front panel and footpedal on to update appearance.

It was quick and easy, even for someone with limited "honey-do" experience.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Michael from Ashfield, MA

Toe guard was broken, foot pedal was discolored.

Replaced both, results like new.

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