TRASH MASHER” Compactor

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TRASH MASHER”
Compactor
Model JTF8500XL
Safety First
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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.
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locked when It’s not In use. Remove the key knob to a safe place.
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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.
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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.
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on compactor
top.
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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
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any container
or material which might contain porsonous
or explosive
products.
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cloths or cans contarnlng
paint Irqulds. thinners.
etc. which could create
a fire hazard.
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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
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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
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Air Freshener
4-Color Front
Panel Pack
Bag Carrier
Handle
Lever-Action
Lock
“Touch-Toe Bar”
Drawer Opener
Adjustable
Toe Plate-3
Literature
Storage
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Information
If you call for service or assistance.
Record all letters
and numbers.
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is no warranty
Purchase
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Seri~ce
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SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
*Trademarks WHIRLPOOL and TRASH MASHER in Canada Used by Authority
of Canadian Trademark Owner, WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION, U.S.A.
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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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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3. Bring top edges
close bag
together
and roll 01 fold to
Remove
retainers
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5. Push side-lock
side open.
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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.
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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
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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,
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CARING
for your TRASH MASHER’”
As is true of most appliances
satisfaction
Clean exterior
proper
care is needed
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a damp
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Wear
In the
Wash
water.
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can mar
Clean inside the drawer
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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.
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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
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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
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To clean inside the cabinet,
drawer
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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
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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.
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particles off ram cover with a cloth
or paper towels.
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sudsy water to remove foods. Rinse
Dry with soft cloth.
Clean inside the cabinet
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WEAR RUBBER GLOVES.
Vacuum rnsrde of cabinet
Wash, rinse and dry inside.
Replace drawer.
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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.
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Slide out drawer until it stops.
Lift front to clear stops.
Pull straigh
COLOR
DRAWER
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TRIM
DRAWER
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REPLACE
ERATING
COMPACTOR
FROM MOVING PARTS.
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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:
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PANEL
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DRAWER
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INJURY
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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panel faces
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upward
4. With a ruler and a pencil or chalk, draw a line
where the top plate Interferes with the floor covenng.
Figure
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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
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check
the following
before
won’t operate:
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If compactor
properly.
cord
securely
plugged
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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:
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Drawer
must be at least
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Bottles
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compaction
Compacting
frequently.
works
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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:
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Make sure drawer IS closed.
the ram IS all the way up.
Turn key-knob
to START. Drawer
will open
only when
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