Trash Compactor Articles

Learn more about using and caring for your trash compactor with these articles from Sears PartsDirect. If your trash compactor needs fixing, check out Sears PartsDirect's DIY repair guides.

Appliance Repair DIY: What to Know Before You Begin

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Appliance Repair DIY: What to Know Before You Begin

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

10 Must-Have Tools for Appliance Repair

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10 Must-Have Tools for Appliance Repair

Come see which tools made our top 10 must-haves for DIY appliance repair.

Trash Compactor Common Parts Glossary

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Trash Compactor Common Parts Glossary

Learn what different components on a trash compactor do.

Trash Compactor Common Questions

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Trash Compactor Common Questions

See what questions our experts most often get about trash compactors.

Troubleshooting a Stuck Trash Compactor Drawer

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Troubleshooting a Stuck Trash Compactor Drawer

Learn what to check if you are having problems with the drawer sticking on your trash compactor.

Preventing Trash Compactor Odors

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Preventing Trash Compactor Odors

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

How to Load a Trash Compactor

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How to Load a Trash Compactor

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

Wiring Schematic Symbols Explained Video

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Wiring Schematic Symbols Explained Video

Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.

How to Read a Wiring Schematic Video

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How to Read a Wiring Schematic Video

Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.

Using a Wiring Schematic to Trace a Current Video

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Using a Wiring Schematic to Trace a Current Video

Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.