TKiffl
3
TU 4000 Series
(built-in model)
s. freezers.
Refrigerator-Freezers.
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TF 4500 Senes
and (free standing model)
(shown)
Ice Makers.
DIshwashers.
TRASHMASHER”
Bwlt-In
Ovens
Compactor
TU 8000 Senes
(built-in model)
and Surface
Units.
Ranges,
TF 8500 Series
(free standing model)
MIcrowave
Ovens.
Trash Compactors.
Room Air Condltmners.
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Contents
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Safety First.
Installation
Safety
Before You Use Your Compactor.
Parts and Features.
Using Your TRASH MASHER *
Compactor...........
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How the Compactor
Works
Removing a Filled Bag
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Safety First
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Installing a New Bag..
Caring for Your TRASH MASHER
Compactor.
Changing
Your Compactor’s
Color ..,,,,,........,
If You Need Service or
Assistance.
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Read all instructtons
before using your compactor
Do not let children operate or play with your compactor.
Anything
placed in the unit WIII
be crushed or compacted.
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the compactor
locked when It‘s not In use. Remove the key knob to a safe place.
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place glass bottles, etc on therr sides in the center of the drawer so the wastepaper below and beside the bottle can help keep broken glass near the center of the bag,
away from bag sides
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handle a filled compactor
bag with care. Never lift It by the sides Broken glass or
other sharp objects
In the bag can cause injury.
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carry a filled compactor
bag by the folded top or a bag carrier. Watch out for
glass that may have cut through
the bag sides
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use the compactor
only for the purpose It was designed to do.
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as a counter for electrical
cooking appliances
nor as a cutting
board.
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top
a Do not spill any liquids on compactor
top.
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wipe off any broken glass before touching the ram cover.
Do not shove items down into the compactor
with hands or feet To avord being cut, let
the compactor
do the compacting.
Do not compact
any container
or material
whtch might contain porsonous
or explosive
products.
Do not compact
cloths or cans containing
paint liquids. thinners.
etc which could create
a fire hazard.
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Installation Safety
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OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING
ELECTRICAL
CODES AND ORDINANCES.
Be sure your compactor
is electrically
grounded
in an approved
manner.
Do not remove the power supply cord ground prong.
Do not use an extension
cord.
Use care when leveling your compactor,
so that the unrt does not drop on your hand.
Use care when changing
front panels. As with any cut metal edges, they could cause
injury if handled carelessly.
Never operate the compactor
when the drawer handle IS removed.
Be sure your compactor
IS properly
installed
in an approprtate
level area and a place
suitable for the size, function and protection
of the compactor.
. SAVE THE INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FUTURE
REFERENCE.
Before You Use Your Compactor
It is your personal
responsibility
and obligation
to be sure your compactor:
Has been installed where it is protected
from the elements.
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Has been installed on a floor strong enough to support its weight.
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Has not been installed where flammable
materials are stored or used. Fumes from these
materials may result in a fire or explosion.
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Your TRASH MASHER@Compactor
TF, ‘TU Model Series
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Atr Freshener
Compartment
(TF 8500 TU 8000 Series)
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Restart
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Key-Knob
LightI
.
Model-Serl-rl
Number
Plate
Drawer
Handle
Bag Retainers
(TF 8500TU
8000 SerIesI
Color Front
Panel Pack
Air Freshener
Baa Carrier
(T<8500’TU
Lever-Actlo’
Handle
8000 Series
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4500/TU4000
Lock
Touch-Toe
Bar
Drawer Opener
(TF 8500’TU
800
Adjustable
Toe Plate
A’
Literature
Storage
(TF 8500
TU 8000 Series)
Now is the time...to
fill 1r-1the spaces below. You WIII need thrs
Information
If you call for service or assistance.
Record all letters
and numbers.
There
klodel
ier,~ce
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is no warranty
registration
card to be returned.
No
Company
Telephone
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SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS
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Using Your TRASHMASHER’ Compactor
1. Open the drawer.
Lift and pull the handle or press
Touch-Toe Bar ITF 8500 TU 8000
Model
Series) to open the drawer
the
2. Put in the trash.
Load almost any kind of trash.
Wrap or cover wet or messy trash.
Load bottles or cans on their sides In the center of the drawer
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DO NOT compact:
Any container or aerosol cans which might contain poisonous
or explosive
products
Cloths or cans contalnlng
paint liquids, thinners. etc. which would create a
fire hazard
Items that may develop offensive odors such as raw meat. fish. grapefruit
rinds. disposable
diapers, or personal hygiene items.
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NOTE: Your TRASH
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MASHER’
Compactor
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The RESTART Light
EST.
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use
The compactor will stop at the end of the cycle.
To remove the key-knob, turn It to LOCK/OFF.
Remove and store in safe place out of children’s reach.
To stop the compactor during a cycle. turn the key-knob to LOCK
Then turn it to ON. The compacting
can open the drawer.
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for household
3. Close the drawer; turn the key-knob to START; let the
knob go.
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IS designed
or bottle
wedges
!Ixp,“,
the ram:
the drawer
Push and hold the
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the ram rises
rearrange
the load
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stops
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and the compactor
WIII shut off If a can
open sllgntly. The ram will be in a partly down
drawer shut.
to START. let It go
and the compactor
before
OFF
ram will rise. When it stops rising. you
stops. open the drawer
the light goes out. repeat
carefully
Air Fresheners
The Air Freshener
Control IS designed
There are many solid air fresheners
TF 8500ITU
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8000 Model
to help control odors that might develop
avallable on the market.
TF 4500/TU
Series
Raise the door
Put In solld air freshener
Set dial to NORMAL
Move to MAXImum or MINImum
4000
tf needed
How the compactor
The compacting
ram does not go to
the drawer bottom You WIII not see
compacting
of the first few loadings
Model
Put
‘adjustable
compartment
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Adjust according
Check air freshener
last 4 to 6 weeks
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In the trash
Series
air
freshener
to dIrectIons
occaslonally
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It should
works
CompactIon
starts after the drawer IS
about
3 full. You may hear a noise
when glass breaks. Strong glass bottles may not break at all.
The trash In a full I compactor
bag
be about !q the size of its ong
bulk.
Removing a filled bag
TF 8500/TU
8000 Model
Series
TF 4500/TU
4000 Model Series
Pull all four bag cuffs
up
Pull all four baq Cuffs up
Tuck in slotted
Tuck In slotted
Bring
Bring top edges together
close bag
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and roll or fold to
top edges together
bag carrier
and hold
handles
lever (down and tilt drawer
from side
Using both nands
Push side-lock
latch down and tilt drawer
side opera
Use bag carrif r lo ilft o&t bag and carrv 11
away Be care!ul
BI!S ot glass may silt%
through the big
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and fold to close
bag
Push side-lock
Remove
retainers
sides
sides
on the fold
remove
the
bag
Carry the bag only by the folded top. Be
careful when removlqg
and carrying tne
fllled bag Bits of glass may stick through
the sides of the bag
Installing a new bag
Before installing a new bag, be sure:
1. The drawer srde IS securely locked.
2. The container is clean and free of sharp
debris that may have punctured the bag
TF 85001TU
8000 Model
Series
TF 4500/TU
4000 Model Series
Fit the bag caddy In the drawer Tuck the
rope handles behrnd the bag retarners as
shown
Put unopened
bag In drawer as shown
Spread front bag corners and slide cuff
over right--front
corner
Put unopened
bag In drawer as shown
Spread front bag corners and slrde cuff
over right--front
corner
Spread rear bag corners
over left-rear corner
and slrde cuff
fm3
Spread rear bag corners and slide cuff
over left-rear corner. Tuck cuffs behrnd
bag retarners as shown
Press Inside of bag agafnst drawer
bottom, srdes and corners for smooth
Press rnsrde of bag against drawer
bottom
srdes and corners for smooth
I+ you ‘Idw a TF iSOC
Model Series.
store extra bag: n the
bag storage con #party
vent In the top :t the
bdck
fit
fit
DO NOT USE ANY KIND OF BAG OTHER
THAN THE PLASTIC-LINED PAPER
BAGS DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR
USE IN YOUR COMPACTOR. TRASH
MASHER’
Compactor
bags may be
ourchased
from your Whrrlpool
Appliance
Dealer (Part No 675186) or from WhIrlpool
Corporatron,
LaPorie Division, 1900
WhIrlpool
Drive. LaPorte
lndrana 46350
Caring for Your TRASHMASHER’ Compactor
As IS true of most appliances
satisfactron
Clean
exterior
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Wipe
cloth
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Wipe up
the finish
Clean
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Wear
In the
Wash
water
proper
care
needed
right away. Some foods
If left on the top
spdls
to give you contrnued
Tilt the drawer
surfaces
with warm, sudsy water and
Rinse. Dry with a soft cloth
inside
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a damp
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can mar
the drawer
rubber gloves There may be brts of glass
drawer
with a damp cloth usrng warm. sudsy
Rnse Dry with a soft cloth
side open
Press side-lock
latch down
Hold latch and trlt srde of drawer
clears the drawer front.
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Removing
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and replacing
untrl the latch
the drawer
side
To remove the drawer side. tilt It out. Then Ilft It
out
To replace It. slrde It back, tilted. Press the latch
down
while
pushing
the side to upright
positron
Lock the latch
If you will be away for more than a couple
tor bag. Lock the compactor
and remove
knob In a safe place
of days. remove the compacthe key-knob
Store the key-
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To remove and replace
compartment
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the air freshener
To remove it. lift cover and pul!
To reolace It. set in the bottom
Then snap In the top
frrst
TF 8500 TU 8000 Model SerIesi
To clean
drawer
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inside
the cabinet,
(TF 4500/TU 4000 Model Series)
remove
Pull the drawer out until it stops
Note the tracks In which the drawer
move
Lift the front to clear the drawer stops
the
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Grasp the drawer on the sides
Pull it out the rest of the way.
Set It down gently
rollers
Wipe off the ram cover
. WEAR RUBBER GLOVES
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par!icles off ram cover with a cloth
or paper towel-.
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sudsy water to remove foods Rinse
Dry with soft cloth
Clean
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inside
the cabinet
WEAR RUBBER GLOVES
Vacuum rnslde of cabinet
Wash. rinse and dry InsIde
Replace drawer
Changing
your compactor3
color
Behind the color panel on the front of your compactor’s drawer is another color.
There may also be one or two extra panels, depending on the model you have.
The panels have a different color on each side, so you can have a choice of two
to six colors for the front. The Consumer
Buy Guide label lists the color choices.
To change the color of your compactor’s front panel, follow the directions
All you need is a medium-srzed screwdriver
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Slide out drawer until it
stops.
Lift front to clear stops.
Pull straight out.
Remove the color panel
you want.
Be careful -edges may be
sharp.
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Remove two screws
shown.
Remove handle.
Install desired color panel
in front, behind drawer trim.
Reinstall the remaining
color panels between
cardboard spacers.
Make sure panels are all
the way down.
Replace handle and screws.
WARNING:
REPLACE
HANDLE
BEFORE
OPERATING
COMPACTOR
TO AVOID
INJURY FROM MOVING PARTS.
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below.
Option: Match your
kitchen’s color scheme by
replacing color panels with
your own creation (wallpaper, panelling). See “lnstallation Instructions:’
Replace the drawer:
-Put
drawer
rollers over stops in the
gurdes.
-Slide
drawer back to stops.
-Lift
front of drawer to clear stops
-Slide
It all the way in
drawer
If you need service or
assistance, we suggest
you follow these four
steps:
1. Before calling
for assistance..
Performance
problems
often result from
thongs you can find and fix yourself wrthout
of any krnd
If the compactor
won’t
Is the electrrc
Is the drawer
before
it
In7
closed7
all the way to START
turned
stops
during
operation:
Is the RESTART ltght on3 Push drawer tn
while turning key-knob to start. Repeat if
necessary.
Rearrange
trash
load-do
not
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must be at least ’ 3 full to see
compaction
Not enough
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Bottles
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compaction
works
are loaded.
frequently
don’t
best when only a few
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break
trash
every
load
To rarse the ram. push drawer
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FRANCHISED
TECH-CARE
time.
below
ram
it
IS
all the
in firmly.
turn key- knob to START, release
Open drawer
lay cans and bottles
center
of drawer.
Start compactor
COMPANIES
OR
will
upon
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FRANCHISED
TECH CARE SERVICE
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again
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trademark
of WhIrlpool
CorporalIon
for
quality
parts
took
for this
FSP
symbol
of quality
whenever
you need
a replacement
part
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for your
WhIrlpool
appliance
FSP replacement
parts
WIII IIt right
and work
right.
because
they
are
[made
to the same
exacting
speclflcatlons
used
to build
every
new WhIrlpool
appliance
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SERVICE
Use the compacting
Drawer won’t open:
Drawer WIII open only when
way
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MAJORREPAIRING 8 PARTS
or force:
break:
Not all bottles
depending
sERvcE
OR
Compacting
items
cycle
3. If you need service
WhIrlpool
has a natronwrde
network of franchased TECH-CARE8
Service Companies.
TECH-CARE
servrce technrclans
are trarned to
fulfill the product warranty
and provrde after-warranty service. anywhere
In the United States To
locate TECH-CARE
servrce In your area, call our
COOL-LINE
servrce assistance
telephone
number
(see Step 2) or look In your telephone
drrectory
Yellow Pages under
WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES
FRANCHISED
TECH~CARE
not compacted:
Drawer
SERVICE
APPLIANCES-HOUSEHOLDMAJOR
SERVICE 8 REPAIR
load rigid Items at front of drawer.
Trash
LTEbH-CARE
FRANCHISED
IS released?
If compactor
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plugged
the main fuse or circurt
completely
Is the key-knob
and talk with one of our trarned Consultants.
The
Consultant
can Instruct you In how to obtain sabsfactory operatron
from your applrance
or. If servrce
IS necessary,
recommend
a qualrfred servrce company In your area
operate:
cord securely
Have you checked
breaker box”
lrttle
tools
2. If you need assistance- . . .
Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINE@ service
assistance telephone numbers. Dial free from:
Continental U.S. . . . . . . . . . (600) 2X3-1301
Michigan .
. . . . . . (600) 632-2243
... .
(600) 253-l 121
Alaska & Hawaii
key-knob
flat in
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4. If you have a problem.
Call our COOL-LINE”
service
assistance
telephone
number (see
Step 2) and talk with one of our
Consultants,
or if you prefer, write to:
Mr. Stephen E. Upton
Senior Vice Prestdent
Whirlpool
Corporation
Admlnistrative
Center
2000 US-33 North
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022
If you must call or write. please
provide- model number, serial
number, date of purchase,
and a
complete
descrrptron
of the
IS
problem
This Information
needed In order to better respond
to your request for assistance
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your world
a httle easier
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c 1985 Whirlpool Corporation
Wakers
Dishwashers
Bu~ll-In
Ovens
and Surlace
Units.
Ranges.
Microwave
Ovens
Trash Compactors.
Room AM Condjllaners.
Oehumldlllers.
Automatic
Washers,
Clothes
Dry