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KUCS181T1 KitchenAid Trash Compactor - Overview

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Door Catch Kit

This is a door catch kit, and it is designed for use with your dryer. On your appliance you will find both a strike and a catch, these two parts work together to keep your dryer do...

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18" Trash Compactor Bags - 15 Pack

These compactor bags fit most rectangular trash compactors. They feature a slip-n-grip design to keep the bags from slipping into the compactor. Made of 50% post-consumer recycled plastic.

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Screw

10-16 x 3/8. This screw is sold individually.

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Screw, 8-18 x 1/2

This screw is sold individually.

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Spray Paint - 12 oz. - White

Appliance spray paint is a great way to cover up any chips and scratches that have appeared on your appliances. Instead of replacing the part entirely, this is an easy fix. This is...

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18" Compactor Bags - 60 Pack

Used for trash compactors.

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Touch-up Paint - Almond

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$30.25

Silicone Rubber Adhesive - 2 oz

Silicone rubber adhesive is a high temperature adhesive that is used for gaskets on dryers and felt seals. It is used on many different appliances for many different application reasons. This silicone paste creates a waterproof seal between components. This product is a 2 oz. tube. Unplug your appliance if you will be working on any internal workings and applying this sealant. Wear gloves to protect your hand from accidently applying sealant to your skin. The surface must be clean, dry, and free from oil and grease. Coat one surface and let it dry for at least one minute and then bond.

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Touch-up Paint - Black

16ml

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Compactor Button Kit

Manufacturer's Number: 4163646 Replacement button for compactors. Buttons attach to the compactor, and the bags hook securely over the buttons. Fits 15" and 18" compactors. Sold individually.

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Door Catch part had fallen out,/ was missing

  • Customer: Terri from Saint Augustine, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 613 of 640 people found this instruction helpful
Received your parts, Popped them both right into place, Even though only one side needed to be replaced, I wanted them to match up. It was amazing how easy this was. My husband was quite impressed I had ordered these rather then look for either a new or used dryer from some other source. read more

Door wouldn't latch.

  • Customer: Melody from North Las Vegas, NV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 177 of 252 people found this instruction helpful
I can't believe I waited so long to find this part and do this. I got the package very fast, opened it, took the piece to my dryer and popped it into place with my fingers. It worked perfectly! this took all of two minutes and saved me from having to hold the dryer door closed with a stick. Thank you, thank you!!! read more

dryer door would not stay shut

  • Customer: Pam from Woodbridge, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 90 of 92 people found this instruction helpful
This repair was a cinch. Pliers to pull out the metal piece and a screwdriver to pry out the 'catch' part in the door. Both replacement pieces went right in. I cannot believe how easy and CHEAP this fix was, and I'm so glad I found this site!! I figured I would have to call a repairman and pay big bucks, so I put it off, but the door was getting worse--s... read more