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PartSelect #:PS258002
Manufacturer #:WC60X5017
These bags will fit all fifteen inch rectangular trash compactors.
$117.09
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PartSelect #:PS257882
Manufacturer #:WC36X5071
The drive gear is located at the bottom of your compactor and helps the drive motor power the ram by operating the chain that powers the compacting ram. If you notice that your dri...
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Manufacturer #:WC02X10027
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Manufacturer #:WC36X5083
This kit includes the power nut and 2 clips/washers. Screws/studs are sold separately.
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Manufacturer #:WC36X10015
This part holds the trash compactor bag to make taking out the trash without worrying about tearing the bag. * This part also comes with the 2 handles.
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Manufacturer #:WC36X5038
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Manufacturer #:WC36X5054
$104.05
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Manufacturer #:WC36X5011
$22.72
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Manufacturer #:WC36X5100
$77.89
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Manufacturer #:WC36X10038
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trash compactor ram not moving - broken plastic drive gear

Drive Gear Kit – Part Number: WC36X5071
  • Customer: william from andover, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 13 of 16 people found this instruction helpful
1) pulled the compactor from under the counter and unplugged it. 2) tipped it on its side 3) removed 5 screws (3 on the motor side and two on the bottom) an took off the bottom cover plate. 3) using the pliers i pulled of the retainer clip from the large drive gear(it had broken on only the hub remain attached) 4) i then just slid in the new gear, snapped in... read more

One of the nuts on the ram stripped out

Power Nut Kit – Part Number: WC36X5083
  • Customer: kelton from weatherford, TX
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
1)Pulled the unit out remove the top and bottom covers. 2)Disconnected the drive chain by removing the sproket from the motor. 3)Unscrewed the drive rod on the side that worked and removed the ram. 4)Reassembled and used the bin for trash while waiting for the part. 5)The nut came with clips included (this was not noted in the order but is vital) removed the... read more