c !I1 TRASH MASHER” Compactor Model JTF8500XL Safety First l Read all instructions before using your compactor. Do not let children operate or play with your compactor. Anything placed in the unit will be crushed or compacted. l Keep the compactor locked when It’s not In use. Remove the key knob to a safe place. l Always place glass bottles, etc., on their 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. l Always 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. l Always 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. l Always use the compactor only for the purpose it was designed to do. l Do not use the compactor as a counter for electrical cooking appliances nor as a cutting board. l Do not set hot pans, etc., on the compactor top. l Do not spill any liquids on compactor top. l Always wipe off any broken glass before touching the ram cover. 0 Do not shove items down into the compactor with hands or feet. To avoid being cut, let the compactor do the compacting l DO not compact any container or material which might contain porsonous or explosive products. l Do not compact cloths or cans contarnlng paint Irqulds. thinners. etc. which could create a fire hazard. l Installation Safety OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING ELkCTRlCAL 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 unit 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 appropriate level area and a place suitable for the size, functton SAVE THE INSTALLATION and protection INSTRUCTIONS of the compactor. FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. Before You Use Your Compactor It is your personal l l l l responsibility and obligation to be sure your compactor: Has been installed where it is protected from the elements. Has been installed on a floor strong enough to support its weight. Is properly maintained. Has not been installed where flammable materials are stored or used. Fumes materials may result in a fire or explosion. from these Your TRASHMASHER@Compactor Model JTF8500XL Bag Storage Compartment Key-Knob Start-Off Switch \ Air Freshener 4-Color Front Panel Pack Bag Carrier Handle Lever-Action Lock “Touch-Toe Bar” Drawer Opener Adjustable Toe Plate-3 Literature Storage Now is the time...to fill in the spaces below. You will need this Information If you call for service or assistance. Record all letters and numbers. There is no warranty Purchase Dale Seri~ce Company Telephone registration card to be returned. No SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS *Trademarks WHIRLPOOL and TRASH MASHER in Canada Used by Authority of Canadian Trademark Owner, WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION, U.S.A. 3 USING your TRASH MASHEW Compactor 1. Open the drawer. Lift and pull the handle or press the Touch-Toe Bar to open the drawer. 2. Put in the trash. l l l Load Wrap Load of the almost any krnd of trash. or cover wet or messy trash. bottles or cans on therr sides In the center drawer DO NOT compact: l l l Any contarner or aerosol cans whrch might contain poisonous or explosrve products. Cloths or cans containing paint Irquids, 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. NOTE: Your TRASH signed for household MASHER’ use only. Compactor is de- 3. Close the drawer; turn the keyknob to START; let the knob go. l l l 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/OFF. Then turn It to ON. The compactrng ram WIII rise. When It stops risrng, you can open the drawer Air Fresheners The Air Freshener Control is designed to help control odors that might develop In the trash There are many solid air fresheners avarlable on the market. l l l l Raise the door Put In solid air freshener Set dial to NORMAL Move to MAXimum or MlNin lum How the compactor The compacting ram does not go to the drawer bottom. You will not see compacting of the first few loadings. If needed works Compactron starts after the drawer IS about !‘J full. YOU may hear a noise when glass breaks. Strong glass bottles may not break at all. The trash rn a full comF tor t3ag will be about ‘14 size of its original bulk. Removing a filled bag When the compactor 1. bag is full, follow these steps to remove it. 2. Tuck in slotted sides. Pull all four bag cufk up. 4, 3. Bring top edges close bag together and roll 01 fold to Remove retainers 6. 5. Push side-lock side open. 6 latch down and tilt drawer bag carrier and hold. Use bag carrier handles from side to lift out bag and carry away. Be careful. Bits of glass may stick through the bag. it Installing a new bag 1. Be sure the drawer locked. 3. 5. 2. side is securely 4. Put unopened bag in drawer as shown Spread front bag corners and slide cuff over right-front corner. Press inside of bag against drawer bottom, sides and corners for smooth Fit the bag caddy in the drawer. Tuck the rope handles behind the bag retainers as shown. Spread rear bag corners over \eh-rear bag retainers 6. fit. corner. Tuck as shown. and slide cuff CULLS behind Store extra bags in the bag storage compartment in the top at the back. 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 purchased from your Whirlpool 675186) or from Whirlpool Corporation, LaPorte Division, LaPor&, Indrana 46350 Appliance Dealer (Part No. 1900 Whirlpool Drove, 7 CARING for your TRASH MASHER’” As is true of most appliances satisfaction Clean exterior proper care is needed l a damp l Wear In the Wash water. l l can mar Clean inside the drawer l to grve you contrnued Tilt the drawer side open surfaces Wipe wrth warm, sudsy water and cloth. Rinse. Dry with a soft cloth. Wipe up spills right away. Some foods the finish if left on the top. l Compactor rubber gloves. There may be buts of glass drawer. with a damp cloth using warm, sudsy Rinse. Dry with a soft cloth. Press side-lock latch down. Hold latch and tilt side of drawer clears the drawer front. Removing l l l and replacing until the latch the drawer side To remove the drawer side, tilt it out. Then lift It out. To replace It, slide it back, tilted. Press the latch down while pushing the side to upright position. 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- To remove and replace the air freshener compartment l l To clean inside the cabinet, drawer l l l To remove To replace the tom it. lrft cover and pull it. set In the bottom remove the Pull the drawer out untrl It stops. Note the tracks In whrch the drawer move Lrft the front to clear the drawer stops l l l frrst Then Grasp the drawer on the srdes Pull It out the rest of the way Set it down gently. rollers Wipe off the ram cover . WEAR RUBBER GLOVES. l Wipe glass particles off ram cover with a cloth or paper towels. l Use warm sudsy water to remove foods. Rinse Dry with soft cloth. Clean inside the cabinet l l l l snap WEAR RUBBER GLOVES. Vacuum rnsrde of cabinet Wash, rinse and dry inside. Replace drawer. In Changing your compactor3 color Behind the color panel on the front of your compactor’s drawer are one or two extra panels, depending on the model you have. Each of the panels has a different color on each of its sides, so you have a choice of four or 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 below. All you need is a medium-sized screwdriver. l l l Slide out drawer until it stops. Lift front to clear stops. Pull straigh COLOR DRAWER l l TRIM DRAWER l l REPLACE ERATING COMPACTOR FROM MOVING PARTS. 10 HANDLE TO PANEL TRIM Install desired color panel in front, behind drawer trim. Reinstall the remaining color panel between spacers. Make sure panels are all the way down. BEFORE AVOID TRIM Remove two screws shown. Remove handle. COLOR Remove the color panel you want. Be careful-edges may be sharp. WARNING: l l PANEL l l DRAWER OP- INJURY l Option: Match your kitchen’s color scheme by replacing color panels with your own creation (wallpaper, panelling). See “Installation Instructions.” Replace thedrawer: -Put drawer rollers over stops in the guides. -Slide drawer back to stops. -Lift front of drawer to clear stops. -Slide it all the way in. drawer INSTALLATIONINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE YOU BEGIN, READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS COMPLETELY AND CAREFULLY THEY WILL SIMPLIFY THE INSTALLATION. Before you use your TRASH MASHER compactor.. . Be sure your compactor IS properly rnstalled in an appropriate level area and a place surtable for the size, function and protection of the compactor. ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS Observe All Governing Codes and Ordinances. A 120 Volt, 60 Hz. AC only 15 Ampere fused electrical supply is required (time delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended). It IS recommended that a separate crrcurt serving only this appliance be provided. DO NOT use an extension cord. RECOMMENDED GROUNDING METHOD For your personal safety, this appliance must be grounded. This appliance is equipped with a power supply cord having a 3-prong groundrng plug. To minimize possible shock hazard, the cord must be plugged into a mating 3-prong grounding type wall receptacle, grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances. If a mating wall reIS not available, It IS the personal receptacle sponsrbility and obligatron of the customer to have a properly grounded 3-prong wall receptacle Installed by a qualified electrician. See Figure 1. 3-PRONG GROUNDING TYPE WALL RECEPTACLE Electrical ground is required on this appliance. DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, REMOVE THE POWER SUPPLY CORD GROUND PRONG. ROUNDING POWER SUPP CORD Figure 1 RECOMMENDED GROUNDING METHOD INSTALLATION 5. Remove the bottom. INSTRUCTIONS 1. After removing the shipping remove all protective materials ping pads, etc. carton, be sure to such as tape, ship- NOTE: Waxy residue from protective shipping material may be removed from compactor with a mild solution of liquid household cleaner and water. 2. Open the drawer In the container. and remove materials 3. Remove the drawer as shown: A. Grip handle and raise front clears stops. See Figure 3. shipped until It A suitable hand tool may be required the leveling feet. compactor 8. Move location. 3 Figure B. Grasp side ridges of the drawer drawer out. See Figure 4. to pre-adjust upright key-knob compactor in a safe place to Its permanent operating 9. For best drawer operation. place a small level on the top of the unit and adjust the 4 leveling feet as needed 4 front on The compactor’s overall dlmensrons are: Herght 34%” (87.3 cm), Depth 24” (61 cm), Wtdth 15” (38.1 cm ).In installrng your compactor It is desirable to leave at least 6 Inches (15 cm) clearance from the right edge of the drawer front for convenrent bag removal. Also allow 23 Inches (58.4 cm) in front of the appliance for drawer removal. 7. Put extra Figure pad located NOTE: Do not move or slide the compactor on the floor until the feet have been pre-adjusted. Pre-adjust the leveling feet, by turning them part way out. 6. Stand of drawer the cardboard shipping See Figure 5. and lift CAUTION: Use care so that the compactor drop on your hand. does not 4. Lay two carton corner posts or other protectrve material (such as a throw rug) on the floor, then lay the unit on either of its sides on the corner posts. The corner posts wtll protect the finrsh of the compactor and the floor. See Figure 5. 10. To replace the drawer, grasp side ridges of the drawer (Frgure 4). Place drawer onto tracks liftrng the front to clear stops (Figure 3). Close drawer. NOTE: 11. Plug the power receotacle. Do not truck or handle by console. supply cord Into the grounded 12. See Use and Care lnstructrons for complete details on how to operate and care for your TRASH MASHER compactor. LEVELING (check NOTE: If space IS available ments), a Free Standing Compactor stalled In a recessed area. FEET Figure 12 5 the measuremay be In- Using a Freestanding a Recessed Area. Compactor in Measure the recessed area you wash to Install the compactor In. It must be at least 34’~~” (87.6 cm) high, 24”(61 cm) deep, and 15%“(38.4 cm) wide The recess must have a grounded (45 cm) above the floor. outlet at least 18” Install the cord clip on the cord, and attach the clip to the rear of the cabinet as shown In Figure 12 CORDCLIP Adjustable Toe Plate 8 In some rnstallatrons. the top plate may rub the floor covering. If this occurs, the top plate clearance may be changed as follows 1. Determine the amount of Interference plate with the floor covering. of the toe 2. Slide the drawer from the unit. (Refer of the lnstallatron Instructrons.) to Step 3 3. Lay drawer so the front 5. Use a pair of scrssors line. 12 To prevent the power supply cord from being ptnched, or the power supply cord plug from being crushed, install a stop block at the lower rear corners of the recessed openrng. The blocks should be at least 1 2” (1.27 cm) deep by 2” (5.1 cm) wade. by 2” (5.1 cm) hrgh. See Frgure 13 for details. NOTE: Measure the front to back distance of the opening. To have the front of the compactor cabinet align with the adjacent cabinets. the stop block may need to be more than 1 2” (1.27 cm) deep. Subtract 23”(58.4 cm) from the depth of the opening. This IS the depth dlmensron of the stop block. OUTLET STOPBLOCK Figure After STOPBLOCK 13 the recessed installatron 1. Level the compactor area IS prepared- as needed 2. Remove the compactor from the opening and plug the power supply cord into the grounded outlet. 3. Slide the compactor the compactor is against back Into the recess the stop blocks. untrl 2 0’ E panel faces g 7 upward 4. With a ruler and a pencil or chalk, draw a line where the top plate Interferes with the floor covenng. Figure II 6. Replace drawer and cut toe plate along In unit this BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE If your compactor does not seem to be operatrng callrng for servrce. If the compactor Is the electrrc l Have you checked l Is the drawer l Is the key-knob l check the following before won’t operate: l If compactor properly. cord securely plugged 1r17 the main fuse or crrcuit completely turned box7 closed? all the way to START before stops during Push drawer in while necessary Rearrange breaker it is released? operation: turning key-knob trash load-do to start. Repeat if not load rigid items at front of drawer. Trash not compacted: l Drawer must be at least Not enough l Bottles l compaction Compacting frequently. works 13 full to to see compaction or force: best when only a few items are loaded. Use the compacting time, depending load below Cycle don’t break: Not all bottles will break every upon trash It. Drawer won’t open: l 14 Make sure drawer IS closed. the ram IS all the way up. Turn key-knob to START. Drawer will open only when Service... 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