GE
Trash Compactor

Model # GCG661-01 Official GE compactor

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Belt WC22X5015

#336

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Belt

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Direction Switch WC21X5039

#549

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Direction switch

Part #WC21X5039

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Motor 115v WC26X5018

#NI

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Motor 115v

Part #WC26X5018

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Limit Switch WC21X5034

#550

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Limit switch

Part #WC21X5034

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

Switch WC21X5017

#111

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Switch

Part #WC21X5017

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Motor Relay WC21X5023

#516

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Motor relay

Part #WC21X5023

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Door Switch Kit WC21X5031

#62

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Door switch kit

Part #WC21X5031

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Switch Key WC21X5038

#55

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Switch key

Part #WC21X5038

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Most common repair guides to help fix your trash compactors

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

How to replace a trash compactor motor centrifugal switch

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 instr…

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

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 swi…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace a trash compactor power switch

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

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