Trash compactor repair guides
These trash compactor repair guides can help you get your trash compactor back in action. Whether you need to replace the momentary start switch or the motor centrifugal switch, we provide the step-by-step instructions to complete the repair. And Sears PartsDirect has more trash compactor DIY repair help for you, including troubleshooting advice, maintenance tips and solutions for common symptoms. Search your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your trash compactor, then order the part you need.
These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your trash compactor.
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.
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
If the trash compactor won’t power up, use the steps in this repair guide to replace the power switch.
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