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PartSelect #:PS1019150
Manufacturer #:WC60X10005
Using trash compactor bags is a practical way to remove your waste. Because compactors use such high pressure to compress the waste, using compactor bags designed to handle the for...
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PartSelect #:PS1019690
Manufacturer #:WC17X10014
The foot pedal on your trash compactor is located at the bottom of the unit. This part, when compressed, allows the container drawer on the trash compactor to slide in and out. If ...
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PartSelect #:PS1016698
Manufacturer #:WC21X10004
This is a top limit directional switch for a trash compactor. The directional switch reverses the motor direction when the trash compactor has reached the top of the drawer. If you...
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Manufacturer #:WC01X20127
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Manufacturer #:WC17X20084
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PartSelect #:PS2364787
Manufacturer #:WC22X10005
If your trash compactor is jammed or stuck with the ram in the down position, you may have a faulty or damaged drive gear. The drive gear is located at the bottom of your compactor...
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PartSelect #:PS2359919
Manufacturer #:WC26X10006
This motor operates the trash compactor press that helps compacts the trash.
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Manufacturer #:WC01X10034
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Manufacturer #:WC02X10019
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Manufacturer #:WC02X10008
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Trash compactor motor buzzing, often did not cycle

  • Customer: Jeffrey from San Mateo, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 40 of 43 people found this instruction helpful
First I removed the trash compactor from the cabinet and transported it to the garage to avoid scraping the kitchen floor....I then removed the the sheetmetal cover enclosing the motor by removing several sheetmetal screws. To remove the motor, I then removed the compactor drawer and tilted the compactor onto its front (the side you pull the drawer in and ... read more

Foot release was not working properly making it difficult to open

  • Customer: Peter from Solon, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 9 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
I noticed that one of the holes that the foot pedal was attached to on the drawer assembly, had opened up so that the pivot pin wouldn't stay seated in it. I ordered a complete drawer assembly which included the metal trash container, drawer slides, and foot pedal assembly. The old front of the cabinet is removed by unscrewing about 8 screws. The front th... read more

New part problem, wire harness wrong

  • Customer: mark from colorado springs, CO
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
  • 8 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
The wire harness from the part supplier was set up wrong, two of the three wires were switched and it damm near burned up the new motor. I had to correct the error by switching the wires around so that they matched the wireing from the original motor. read more