Amana
Trash Compactor

Model #ESMC-1-AG/P18011-15TG Amana compactor

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FRONT, DRAWER, AUTUMN GOLD

#8D

Trash bucket Diagram

Front, drawer, autumn gold

Part #C1703522

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

OUTER CASE, COPPERTONE

#4B

Cabinet and start switch assembly Diagram

Outer case, coppertone

Part #C1705722

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

BRACE, OUTER CASE

#15

Cabinet and start switch assembly Diagram

Brace, outer case

Part #C1709501

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

RAILS, RAM HEAD

#20

Ram and drive screw assembly Diagram

Rails, ram head

Part #B1604501

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Chassis Top

#4

Chassis assembly Diagram

Chassis top

Part #C1701501

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

BUTTON CONTROL WHITE

#8A

Cabinet and start switch assembly Diagram

Button control white

Part #C1704701

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

BUTTON CONTROL ORANGE

#8C

Cabinet and start switch assembly Diagram

Button control orange

Part #C1704702

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

PANEL FRONT, AVOCADO

#11C

Cabinet and start switch assembly Diagram

Panel front, avocado

Part #C1709603

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

PANEL FRONT, AUTUMN GOLD

#11H

Cabinet and start switch assembly Diagram

Panel front, autumn gold

Part #C1709612

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

MOTOR, 1/3 H.P., 1725 R.P.M. 115V-60 CYCLE

#28A

Ram and drive screw assembly Diagram

Motor, 1/3 h.p., 1725 r.p.m. 115v-60 cycle

Part #D1801001

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

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Symptoms common to all trash compactors

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Main causes: lack of power, faulty drawer safety switch, bad power switch, momentary start switch failure, bad drive motor, wiring failure
Main cause: faulty drawer tilt switch
Main causes: stuck foot pedal, bad momentary start switch, power switch failure
Main cause: broken top limit and directional switch
Main causes: bent drawer support rollers, damaged trash container
Main causes: stripped or broken power nuts, broken or disconnected drive gear and sprocket chain, damaged drive parts
Main causes: broken drive gear and sprocket chain, stripped power nuts, faulty top limit and directional switch

Repair guides common to all trash compactors

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your trash compactor.

June 1, 2013
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a trash compactor power switch

If the trash compactor won’t power up, use the steps in this repair guide to replace the power switch.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a trash compactor momentary start 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

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a trash compactor motor centrifugal switch

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.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 45 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all trash compactors

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your trash compactor.

January 29, 2015

Appliance repair DIY: what to know before you begin

By Sears PartsDirect staff

See what things you should do before beginning a DIY appliance repair project.

December 26, 2014

Preventing trash compactor odors

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Here are helpful tips for keeping your trash compactor clean and fresh.

December 26, 2014

How to load a trash compactor

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn the proper way to place your trash in your trash compactor.