Maytag W10190314A User's Manual

COMPACTOR
Use & Care Guide
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Table of Contents............................................................................................................ 2
W10190314A
TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMPACTOR SAFETY ..................................................................3
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................4
Unpacking ....................................................................................4
Location Requirements ................................................................5
Electrical Requirements ...............................................................5
Freestanding and Undercounter Installation ...............................6
Changing the Custom Panel........................................................7
COMPACTOR USE.........................................................................9
How Your Compactor Works.......................................................9
Loading.......................................................................................10
QuietSeries™ Sound Package ....................................................10
Starting Your Compactor...........................................................10
Using Solid (Locked) Cycle ........................................................10
Using the Air Filter or Freshener ................................................11
Removing a Filled Bag ...............................................................11
Installing a New Bag ..................................................................11
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COMPACTOR CARE ....................................................................12
Changing the Air Filter or Freshener ..........................................12
Cleaning......................................................................................12
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................14
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................15
In the U.S.A. ...............................................................................15
In Canada ...................................................................................15
Accessories ................................................................................15
WARRANTY ..................................................................................16
COMPACTOR SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.”
These words mean:
DANGER
WARNING
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
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Read all instructions before using the compactor.
Close supervision is necessary when used by or near
children. Do not allow to be used as a toy, or to run
unattended at any time. Lock Key Switch when not in use
and store key out of reach of children.
Do not touch moving parts.
Do not operate with a damaged cord set, plug, motor, or
after damage in any manner. Have the compactor
examined, repaired or adjusted by an authorized
serviceperson.
Use only for intended use as described in this manual. Do
not use other than manufacturer's recommended
attachments.
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Do not compact toxic or volatile flammable material such as
oily rags and insect sprays. Do not compact lighted
cigarettes, cigars, or other hot or burning items. Do not
overload the compactor.
Do not take apart the compactor. Incorrect reassembly can
cause electric shock when subsequently used.
Handle a loaded trash bag with care. Sharp objects can
pierce the bag and cause injury. Do not overload trash bag
with heavy material such as glass.
This compactor is intended for household use only.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Installer: Leave Use and Care Guide with the homeowner.
Homeowner: Keep Use and Care Guide for future reference and
for local electrical inspector’s use, if required.
Unpacking
WARNING
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install compactor.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
3. Place the 2 corner posts from the carton on the floor near the
compactor. Open the compactor drawer and remove any
shipping materials or other items from the drawer. Do not
remove the compactor bag. Grasp the handle and raise the
front of drawer until it clears the drawer stops. Grasp sides of
drawer and lift drawer out of compactor. Place the drawer on
the 2 corner posts.
IMPORTANT:
■ Do not grasp console to move compactor.
■
Begin in the room where the compactor will be located.
1. Remove compactor from shipping carton. Remove all
packaging materials such as tape and shipping pads. Use a
mild detergent and warm water to remove waxy residue
caused by shipping material. Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.
For more information, see “Cleaning.”
2. Be sure the power cord is attached to the cord clip on the
rear of the compactor.
A
4. Place the other 2 corner posts on the floor to the side of the
compactor. Grasp the sides of the compactor cabinet and put
compactor on its side on top of the corner posts. Remove the
shipping base from the bottom of the compactor.
A
A. Cord clip
A. Leveling legs
B. Shipping base
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B
Location Requirements
Clearance Dimensions
Product Dimensions
34¹⁄₈"
(86.7 cm)
B
15"
(38.1 cm)
A
24"
(61 cm)
A. Leave 6" (15.2 cm) of clearance space to the right side of
the compactor in order to remove the compactor bags.
B. Leave 23" (58.4 cm) of clearance in front of the compactor
in order to fully open or remove the compactor drawer.
Cutout Dimensions
Electrical Requirements
WARNING
3" min.
(7.6 cm)
A
34¹⁄₄" min.
(87 cm)
24" min.
(61 cm)
18" min.
(45.7 cm)
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
15¹⁄₄" min.
(38.7 cm)
A. Grounded eletrical outlet must be a minimum
of 3" (7.6 cm) away from surrounding cabinets
or nearby walls as shown. It can be placed
either to the left or the right side of the
compactor.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Recommended Grounding Method
This compactor is for use on a single phase, 115-volt, 60 Hz, AC
only, 15- or 20-amp fused and properly grounded circuit and is
equipped with a grounding plug as shown below. It is
recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance
be provided.
This compactor must be grounded while in use to reduce the risk
of electric shock. The compactor is equipped with a threeconductor cord and 3 prong grounding-type plug to fit the proper
grounding-type receptacle. The green (or green and yellow)
conductor in the cord is the grounding wire. Do not connect the
green (or green and yellow) wire to a live terminal.
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Freestanding and Undercounter Installation
NOTE: Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you
have everything necessary for correct installation. It is the
personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to contact
a qualified installer to assure that electrical installation meets all
national and local codes and ordinances.
Tools needed
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Undercounter Installation
NOTE: Installation hardware is not provided. See “Accessories”
for ordering conversion kit.
1. Measure the height of your kitchen cabinet opening. The top
of the compactor should be at least ¹₈" (3 mm) from the top
of the kitchen cabinet opening.
The rear wheels are preset for a kitchen cabinet opening
height of 34¹⁄₄" (87 cm) (position 1).
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Level
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Pliers
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Phillips No. 2 screwdriver
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⁵⁄₁₆" Box-end wrench
To adjust for other kitchen cabinet opening heights:
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Tape measure
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Scissors
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Flat-blade screwdriver
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Utility knife
Loosen self-tapping screw just enough to clear stud from
hole in position 1.
■
Move the rear wheel and stud to position 2 or 3 as
needed for your kitchen cabinet opening measurement:
IMPORTANT:
■ Do not grasp control panel to move compactor.
■
Slide compactor onto cardboard or hardboard before moving
compactor across floor to avoid floor covering damage.
■
Do not allow the rear frame of the compactor to touch the
floor covering when lifting or moving compactor.
■
Position 2: 34¹⁄₄" to 34⁷⁄₁₆" (87 to 87.5 cm)
Position 3: 34⁷⁄₁₆" to 34⁵⁄₈" (87.5 to 88 cm)
NOTE: To level the unit in position 3, you may need to
add shims under the front leveling legs.
Tighten screw. Repeat for other rear wheel.
Freestanding Installation
B
1. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from cabinet. With the
drawer still removed from the compactor cabinet, place level
inside on the floor of the cabinet. Check that the compactor is
level from front to back and side to side. Adjust the leveling
legs until the compactor is level.
C
1
2
3
A
D
A. Wheel bracket assembly
B. Compactor cabinet
C. Locating stud
D. Self-tapping screw (pivot)
2. Move the compactor close to its final position.
3. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
4. Slowly move compactor into its final position. Check that
compactor is still level. Repeat Step 1 if necessary.
5. Grasp sides of compactor drawer and place bottom of
drawer into tracks. Lift at the handle so drawer will go over
drawer stops. Close drawer. Check to see whether drawer
opens freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see “Adjusting
the Toe Plate” later in this section, for further instructions.
2. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from compactor
cabinet. Adjust legs so there will be a ¹⁄₈" (3 mm) to ¹₄"
(6.4 mm) space between the top of the compactor and the
top of the kitchen cabinet opening. Stand the compactor
upright.
3. Remove the plastic plugs from the compactor cabinet top.
4. Move the compactor close to its final position.
5. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
6. Determine whether you want the compactor cabinet or
drawer front flush with the kitchen cabinet face.
Using 2 - #8 - 18 x ⁵₁₆" mounting screws (provided in
conversion kit), attach the retaining brackets (provided in
conversion kit) to the compactor cabinet top as needed. See
“Accessories.”
NOTE: Installation hardware is not provided with full cabinet
models. See “Accessories” for ordering conversion kit.
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If the compactor cabinet face is to be flush with the
kitchen cabinet face, place retaining bracket mounting
screws through “1.”
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If the compactor drawer front is to be flush with the
kitchen cabinet face, place retaining bracket mounting
screws through “3.”
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If the compactor is to be midway between “1” and “3,”
place the retaining bracket mounting screws through “2.”
A
B
9. Grasp sides of compactor drawer and place bottom of
drawer into tracks. Lift at the handle so drawer will go over
drawer stops. Close drawer. Check to see whether drawer
opens freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see “Adjusting
the Toe Plate” later in this section, for further instructions.
Adjusting the Toe Plate
3 2
1
A. Countertop
B. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit)
7. Slowly lift the front slightly and roll compactor into the kitchen
cabinet opening.
8. Using 2 - #8 - 18 x ¹₂" mounting screws (provided in
conversion kit), fasten the retaining brackets (provided in
conversion kit) to the countertop with the mounting screws.
Countertop mounting
If the toe plate rubs the floor covering, the toe plate clearance
may be changed as follows:
1. Mark on each side of the toe plate the amount of toe plate
that rubs the floor covering.
2. Remove the drawer from the unit. See Step 3 in the
“Unpacking” section.
3. Use a ruler and a pencil or chalk to draw a line between the
marks on each side of toe plate.
4. Use scissors or utility knife to cut toe plate along line.
5. Replace drawer. If toe plate still rubs floor covering, repeat
steps 1-4.
Changing the Custom Panel
Custom Panel with Handle
Dimensions
Use these dimensions drawings to create a custom panel for use
without a trim kit. The panel should be ¹⁄₂" to ⁵⁄₈" (13 mm to
16 mm) thick.
NOTE: A thicker panel may need rounded front corners and a
cutout for access to the handle.
A
B
C
A. Countertop
B. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit)
C. Mounting screw (provided in conversion kit)
23¹³⁄₁₆"
(60.5 mm)
NOTE: If retaining brackets cannot be attached to the
underside of countertop, attach mounting clips (provided in
conversion kit) to retaining brackets. Fasten compactor to
kitchen cabinet face with mounting screws through the
mounting clips.
Cabinet-face mounting
A
15"
(38.1 mm)
C
B
D
A. Mounting clip (provided in conversion kit)
B. Kitchen cabinet
C. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit)
D. Mounting screw (provided in conversion kit)
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Installation
1. Remove the mounting screws attaching the foot pedal to the
compactor. Remove foot pedal.
6. Reinstall the toe guard using the existing screws and
¹⁄₂" washer. Then, reinstall the foot pedal.
A
A
C
B
A
B
C
A. Mounting screws
B. Foot pedal
2. Remove mounting screws attaching the toe guard to the
compactor. Remove toe guard.
3. Remove the mounting screws attaching the decorative panel
to the compactor. Remove decorative panel and discard
mounting screws.
4. Align the bottom of the custom panel with the bottom of the
drawer front.
5. Secure the panel from the back using four #8 x 1" wood
screws as shown.
D
E
F
A. Handle
B. Custom panel
C. Panel screw locations
D. Toe guard
E. Washer
F. Toe guard screw
Custom Panel without Handle
Dimensions
Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use
without a trim kit. The panel should be ¹⁄₂" (13 mm) min. thick.
25"
(63.5 cm)
15"
(38.1 cm)
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Installation
1. Remove the mounting screws attaching the foot pedal to the
compactor. Remove foot pedal.
6. Attach a 15" x ¹⁄₂" quarter-round filler along the top of the
drawer front using glue or screws.
7. Reinstall the toe guard using the existing screws and ¹⁄₂"
washer. Then, reinstall the foot pedal.
A
A
B
C
A
B
C
A. Mounting screws
B. Foot pedal
2. Remove mounting screws attaching the toe guard to the
compactor. Remove toe guard.
3. Remove the mounting screws attaching the decorative panel
to the compactor. Remove decorative panel and discard
mounting screws.
4. Align the bottom of the custom panel with the bottom of the
drawer front.
5. Secure the panel from the back using 4 – #8 x 1" wood
screws as shown.
D
E
F
A. Custom panel
B. 15" x ¹⁄₂ " quarter-round
C. Panel screw locations
D. Toe guard
E. Washer
F. Toe guard screw
COMPACTOR USE
How Your Compactor Works
The compacting ram is the part of the compactor which
compresses the trash. The compacting ram does not go to the
bottom of the drawer. You will not see compacting of trash the
first few times you load the compactor.
NOTE: The compactor drawer should be more than ¹⁄₂ full before
the compactor can begin to compress the load.
You may hear a noise when glass breaks. Strong glass bottles
may not break at all. The trash in a full compactor bag will be
about one-fourth the size of its original bulk.
Load bulky trash, bottles, and cans in the center of the drawer.
Bottles or cans not placed in the center may become caught
between the ram and the drawer. The Drawer Monitor Switch
then senses a “misload” and causes the ram to return to the “up”
position without compacting.
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Loading
IMPORTANT: Do not push items down into compactor with
hands or feet.
NOTE: You will not see compacting of trash the first few times
you load the compactor. The compactor drawer should be about
half full before the compactor can begin to compress the load.
1. Open the drawer. Lift and pull the handle or press the toe bar
to open the drawer.
NOTE: Pressing the toe bar opens the container only 3" to 6"
(7.6 cm to 15.2 cm), depending on the load.
2. Place trash in compactor.
■ Wrap or cover wet or messy trash.
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Do not compact items that may develop offensive odors
such as raw meat, fish, grapefruit rinds, disposable
diapers, or personal hygiene items.
Load bottles or cans on their sides in the center of the
drawer. Do not load bottles in an upright position.
QuietSeries™ Sound Package
The QuietSeries™ Sound Package system helps to maintain a
quiet home environment during compactor operation.
NOTE: The contents of the trash may affect the noise level of
your compactor. See “Compactor Use.”
Starting Your Compactor
1. Press NORMAL (UNLOCKED) on the Compact Control. Turn
the Key-Knob to START, and then release it.
2. The compactor stops after completing the cycle.
NOTE: When the compacting cycle is done, turn the Key-Knob to
OFF. Remove the Key-Knob and store it out of children’s reach.
Using Solid (Locked) Cycle
The Solid (Locked) cycle extends the use of a bag by putting
constant pressure on the trash to keep it from springing back.
Regular use of the Solid (Locked) cycle can increase bag
capacity up to 25 percent.
During the Solid (Locked) cycle, the ram will stay in the down
position for extra compacting. While the Solid (Locked) cycle is
operating, an indicator shows on the control panel. The drawer is
locked and cannot be opened when the ram is down. For best
results, use the Solid (Locked) cycle for at least 30 minutes at a
time.
To use Solid (Locked) cycle:
3. Close the drawer.
1. Press SOLID (LOCKED) on the Compactor Control. Turn the
Key-Knob to START, and then release the Key-Knob.
NOTE: The indicator on the control panel shows when the
Solid (Locked) cycle is in use.
2. After 30 minutes or more, turn the Key-Knob to START to
raise the compacting ram OR press NORMAL (UNLOCKED).
NOTE: When the compacting cycle is done, turn the
Key-Knob to OFF. Remove the Key-Knob and store it out of
children’s reach.
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Using the Air Filter or Freshener
Installing a New Bag
The fan-powered charcoal Air Filter absorbs and minimizes odor.
The degree of odor in the compactor depends on the type of
trash placed in it. The length of time before the filter needs to be
replaced varies with the type of trash compacted. Under normal
use the filter should be replaced once or twice per year.
Do not use any kind of bag other than those designed especially
for use in your compactor. Order replacement compactor bags
through your local dealer or by calling the toll-free number on the
cover or in the “Assistance or Service” section.
IMPORTANT:
Before installing a new bag, be sure:
■ The drawer side is securely locked.
To use the filter:
1. Press ON on the charcoal Air Filter control. The fan creates air
movement in the compactor for odor removal.
NOTE: The charcoal Air Filter works even when the Key-Knob
is in the OFF position.
■
The container is clean and free of debris.
1. Place folded bag into the drawer. Open bag and pull top
edges over the drawer top.
IMPORTANT: The air freshener will work with or without the
fan.
2. Press OFF on the charcoal Air Filter control to turn off the fan.
Removing a Filled Bag
When the trash is compacted to the top of the drawer, remove
the bag. If the bag is too heavy, in the future, compact less trash
before emptying the bag.
IMPORTANT: Do not push items down into compactor with
hands or feet.
1. Pull the drawer completely open.
2. Remove top of bag from bag retainer buttons. Pull up all four
bag cuffs. Close bag with twist tie provided.
2. Lock bag in place by pulling the four prepunched holes over
the bag retainer buttons. Holes will expand over the buttons
without damaging the bag.
3. Press inside of bag against the drawer bottom, sides and
corners for a smooth fit.
3. Push Side-Lock Latch down and tilt drawer side open.
4. Lift out bag.
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COMPACTOR CARE
Your new compactor is designed to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you are expected to do
in order to properly maintain your compactor. This section will tell you how to clean and care for your compactor.
Changing the Air Filter or Freshener
It is recommended that you use either the charcoal air filter or the
air freshener in the filter compartment. The solid air freshener
system is an alternative to the air filter and is designed to control
odors that might develop in the trash.
To order the correct replacement charcoal filters or air fresheners,
call the toll-free number listed on the cover or in the “Assistance
or Service” section.
1. Insert fingertips in the air filter cover and pull until the side
tabs release. Then, lift the cover to release the bottom tabs.
Cleaning
Before cleaning the compactor, turn the Key-Knob (or KeySwitch) to the OFF & LOCK position and remove it.
NOTE: Any services other than those outlined in this section
should be performed by a designated service representative.
Cleaning Exterior Surfaces
1. Wash exterior surfaces (including stainless steel) with a clean
sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Do
not use abrasive or harsh cleaners. Rinse and dry thoroughly
with a soft cloth.
2. Wipe up spills right away. Some foods can damage the finish
if left on the compactor surface.
Cleaning Inside the Drawer
2. Remove the air filter by pulling the top edge of the filter. The
filter should pull out easily. Throw away used filter.
OR
NOTE: You may want to wear gloves since there may be bits of
glass in the drawer.
1. Remove the bag. See the “Removing a Filled Bag.”
2. Press down on the lever-action lock (or Side-Lock latch).
Remove the air freshener by simply lifting it out of the filter
compartment. Throw away used freshener.
3. To replace air filter, push the replacement filter into place.
OR
To replace the air freshener, place the new air freshener in the
filter compartment.
4. Insert the bottom tabs of the air filter cover and push in until
the side tabs snap into place.
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3. Hold the lever-action lock down and tilt the side of the drawer
out until the lock clears the drawer front.
NOTE: If desired, the drawer side can be removed by tilting it
up, then lifting it out.
4. Wash the interior of the drawer with a clean sponge or soft
cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry
thoroughly with a soft cloth.
5. If the drawer side was removed, slide it back into the tilted
position.
6. Press the lever-action lock (or Side-Lock Latch) down while
pushing the drawer side to the upright position.
7. Latch the drawer side by pushing up the lever-action lock (or
Side-Lock Latch).
Cleaning Inside the Cabinet
NOTE: You may want to wear gloves since there may be bits of
glass in the cabinet.
1. Pull the drawer out until it stops.
NOTE: Look to see how the drawer rollers move in the tracks.
It will be easier to replace the drawer after you have finished
cleaning.
2. Lift the front of the drawer to clear the stops.
3. Grasp the drawer on the sides and pull it out the rest of the
way. Set the drawer down gently.
5. Wash the inside of the cabinet with a clean sponge or soft
cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry
thoroughly with a soft cloth.
6. To replace the drawer, grasp it by the sides and insert the
rollers onto the tracks.
7. Lift the front of the drawer and push it in fully past the stops.
Cleaning the Ram
NOTE: You may want to wear gloves since there may be bits of
glass on the ram cover.
1. Wipe glass particles off of the ram cover with a cloth or paper
towels.
2. Remove foods with a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild
detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry thoroughly with a soft
cloth.
Cleaning Before a Vacation
If you will be away for more than a couple of days, remove the
compactor bag. Remove the Key-Knob (or Key-Switch) and store
it out of children’s reach.
4. Vacuum the inside of the cabinet. Liquid spills or wet trash
should be cleaned up by hand, or by using a vacuum
designed to pick up liquids.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call.
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Trash is not compacting
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Is the drawer less than half-full? Drawer must be more than
half full before trash is compacted.
Your compactor won’t operate
■
Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
■
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the
problem continues, call an electrician.
■
Is the drawer completely closed? Close the drawer firmly
and start the compactor again.
■
Is the Key-Knob turned all the way to START? Turn the
Key-Knob (Key-Switch) fully to START and release (on some
models). See “Starting Your Compactor.”
Did you press ON before pressing START? Press ON
before pressing START (on some models). See “Starting Your
Compactor.”
The drawer won’t open
■
Is the ram all the way up? Drawer will open only when ram is
fully raised.
To raise the ram on models with a Key-Knob (or KeySwitch): Turn the Key-Knob (Key-Switch) to START and
release. See “Starting Your Compactor.”
To raise the ram on models with push button controls:
Press OFF, and then press ON. See “Starting Your
Compactor.”
■
Is the Solid Cycle engaged? Drawer remains LOCKED until
you reset by lifting the foot pedal up.
There is not enough compaction or force
■
Do you use the compacting cycle frequently enough?
Compacting works best when only a few items are loaded.
Bottles don’t break
■
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How often do you notice this? Bottles will not break every
time. The thickness of the bottle’s glass and the content of
the trash load below it may keep the bottle from breaking.
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
“Troubleshooting.” It may save you the cost of a service call. If
you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the complete
model and serial number of your appliance. This information will
help us to better respond to your request.
If you need replacement parts
If you need to order replacement parts, we recommend that you
only use factory specified parts. These parts will fit right and work
right because they are made with the same precision used to
build every new Maytag® appliance.
To locate factory specified parts in your area, call us or your
nearest designated service center.
In the U.S.A.
Call the Maytag Customer eXperience Center
toll free: 1-800-688-9900.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
■
Installation information.
■
Use and maintenance procedures.
■
Accessory and repair parts sales.
■
Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing
impaired, limited vision, etc.).
■
Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors, and
service companies. Maytag designated service technicians
are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide afterwarranty service, anywhere in the United States.
To locate the Maytag designated service company in your
area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow
Pages.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Maytag with any
questions or concerns at:
Maytag Brand Home Appliances
Customer eXperience Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
In Canada
Call the Maytag Canada Customer eXperience Centre toll free:
1-800-807-6777.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
■
Warranty information.
■
Referrals to local dealers.
■
Use and maintenance procedures.
■
Accessory and repair parts sales.
■
Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors, and
service companies. Maytag Canada designated service
technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and
provide after-warranty service, anywhere in Canada.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Maytag Canada
with any questions or concerns at:
Maytag Brand Home Appliances
Customer eXperience Centre
1901 Minnesota Court
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
Accessories
To ensure the proper functioning of your compactor, use Maytag®
replacement parts only. To order replacement parts or
accessories, call 1-800-462-3819 and ask for the appropriate
part number listed below or contact your authorized Maytag
dealer. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.
Replacement Parts
Replacement Bags - Call for Part Number.
Charcoal Air Filters - Order Part Number 4151750.
Conversion Kit for Freestanding Unit (undercounter
installation only):
Order Part Number 9870118
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
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MAYTAG® MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY
LIMITED WARRANTY
For one year from the date of purchase, when this major appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or
furnished with the product, Maytag brand of Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter “Maytag”) will pay for factory
specified parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Maytag designated
service company. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States or Canada and applies only when the major appliance is used
in the country in which it was purchased. Outside the 50 United States and Canada, this limited warranty does not apply. Proof of
original purchase date is required to obtain service under this limited warranty.
ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM WARRANTY
This limited warranty does not cover:
1. Service calls to correct the installation of your major appliance, to instruct you on how to use your major appliance, to replace or
repair house fuses, or to correct house wiring or plumbing.
2. Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs, air filters or water filters. Consumable parts are excluded from warranty
coverage.
3. Repairs when your major appliance is used for other than normal, single-family household use or when it is used in a manner that is
contrary to published user or operator instructions and/or installation instructions.
4. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, flood, acts of God, improper installation, installation not in
accordance with electrical or plumbing codes, or use of consumables or cleaning products not approved by Maytag.
5. Cosmetic damage, including scratches, dents, chips or other damage to the finish of your major appliance, unless such damage
results from defects in materials or workmanship and is reported to Maytag within 30 days from the date of purchase.
6. Any food loss due to refrigerator or freezer product failures.
7. Costs associated with the removal from your home of your major appliance for repairs. This major appliance is designed to be
repaired in the home and only in-home service is covered by this warranty.
8. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
9. Expenses for travel and transportation for product service if your major appliance is located in a remote area where service by an
authorized Maytag servicer is not available.
10. The removal and reinstallation of your major appliance if it is installed in an inaccessible location or is not installed in accordance
with published installation instructions.
11. Major appliances with original model/serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannot be easily determined. This warranty
is void if the factory applied serial number has been altered or removed from your major appliance.
The cost of repair or replacement under these excluded circumstances shall be borne by the customer.
DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF REMEDIES
CUSTOMER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR AS PROVIDED
HEREIN. IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR OR THE SHORTEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW. MAYTAG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS, SO THESE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES
YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR PROVINCE
TO PROVINCE.
If outside the 50 United States and Canada, contact your authorized Maytag dealer to determine if another warranty applies.
If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” you may find
additional help by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling Maytag. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-688-9900. In Canada, call
1-800-807-6777.
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