Trash compactor articles
These articles and videos from Sears PartsDirect can help you use your trash compactor effectively and safely. From loading the compactor to preventing compactor odors, we have the advice and tips to help you keep your equipment running for years. For more DIY advice, check out our trash compactor repair help section for troubleshooting guidance and step-by-step repair instructions.
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Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.
See what things you should do before beginning a DIY appliance repair project.
Learn what to check if you are having problems with the drawer sticking on your trash compactor.
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Learn the proper way to place your trash in your trash compactor.
Here are helpful tips for keeping your trash compactor clean and fresh.
If the trash compactor ram won’t return to the top position, replace the motor centrifugal switch by following the instructions in this repair guide.
If the trash compactor won’t power up, use the steps in this repair guide to replace the power switch.
The momentary start switch starts the motor when you lift the foot pedal. This repair guide shows how to replace the switch if it stops working