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JJTU8100XTP0 Whirlpool Trash Compactor - Overview

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$26.93

Drive Gear Kit

This is the drive gear kit for the ram that compacts the trash inside your compactor. If your compactor ram is getting stuck, there is excess noise during its cycle, or if your com...

$7.36

Container, Bearing Roller

This bearing roller may also be known as the wheel assembly or the container roller bearing, and it is a piece for your trash bin. The function of this bearing is to work in conjunction with your trash bin to allow the canister to roll free. For this repair you will need a nut driver, a pair of pliers, a screwdriver set, and an adjustable wrench. The most obvious symptom that will require you to replace this part is if your drawer is hard to open and/or close. Your appliance comes with two bearing rollers and it is sold individually.

$34.61

Directional Switch

The function of the directional switch on your trash compactor is to ensure the ram lowers to compress your trash, then returns to the top position. If your trash compactor does no...

$11.94

15" Compactor Bag Carrier with Easy Grip Handles

This 15 inch compactor bag carrier fits around the compactor bag inside the compactor and is used to easily lift and remove trash compactor bags once they are full. Simply place the reusable bag carrier in the garbage can before placing a new compactor bag in the bin. The easy-grip handles make removal easier once the bag is full. This piece also makes a good carrier for bringing in logs for your fireplace. This part fits most 15 inch compactors. For the full list of compatible compactors, check the list below. Compactor bags are sold separately.

$52.88

Rotary Switch Kit

The rotary switch kit is also known as the start switch or the on and off switch, and is used to power on your trash compactor. The function of the rotary switch kit is to control ...

$2.96

Screw - 8-18 x 1/2

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$33.33

Foot Pedal

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 contain...

$20.15

Wheel Assembly - Kit of 2

This wheel assembly, or roller assembly, is for a trash compactor. The kit includes two wheels that are approximately 1 inch in diameter each. The wheels allow the trash compactor container to roll in and out of the appliance. You may have to replace the wheel assembly if the container does not roll smoothly. To access the existing wheel kit on your appliance, uninstall appliance from the cabinet, depress foot petal to lift the container off its track, and remove the container from the tracks. This kit is an OEM part sourced from the authentic manufacturer factory.

$20.64

USE MAC 749059

This part is a power nut, and it is intended to be used in conjunction with trash compactors. The function of this nut is to fasten to the side of the ram where it is threaded. Whe...

$2.96

Single Metallic Shoulder Screw - Size: 8-32 x 3\8"

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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
  • 29 of 32 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
  • 27 of 33 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

Old Plastic Compactor Key Became Brittle and Broke

  • Parts Used:
  • Key
  • Customer: Ron from El Paso, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 24 of 28 people found this instruction helpful
Original key part number was 776586 as found underneath the the rim of the broken key. It's known as a compactor key, or a key-knob, but in layman's terms, I would call it the "off-on-start" knob. The replacement part number was 386676, and fits perfectly.
The original key had become old and brittle, and eventually just broke apart. This was a 30... read more