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KUCC151T3 KitchenAid 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...

$2.81

Foot, Front - Single

The front facing foot is sold individually. It is used on your washing machine and can also be known as an adjustable leveling leg. This specific front facing leveling leg has a rubber foot. It is important that when installing this part you are very careful, if not installed correctly your washer will be off balance which will then cause it to vibrate and/or shake during the cycle. The function of the adjustable foot is to keep your washing machine supported and to make sure that it is level at all times. The tools you will need for this repair include a pair of channel lock pliers, and a 9/16 wrench.

$26.44

15" Compactor Bags - 15 Pack

Trash compactor bags are a practical way to discard your waste. Due to the extreme pressure of the compactor, trash compactor bags designed to handle the force are necessary. These...

$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.

$7.40

Filter, Charcoal

This part is sold individually. The filter is black in color and measures approximately 4-1/2 inches wide by 4-1/2 inches high. This part is for your trash compactor. This part act...

$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 not complete this task, will not stop at the end of the compacting cycle, or is noisy during operation, you may need to replace the directional switch. Be sure to disconnect your trash compactor from the power source before completing this repair. This is a fairly easy repair. After you open the control panel of the compactor, all you will need to do is unplug the old switch from the electrical wires, and plug the new switch in.

$52.25

15" White Plastic Compactor Bags - 60 Pack

This is a 60-pack of plastic compactor bags. These bags are 15 inches wide, 3 millimeters thick and are white in color. The 3-millimeter thickness makes the bags more durable and h...

$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 ...

$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 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.

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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