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Convertible
Compactor
IMPORTANT:
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these instructions.
IMPORTANT:
Installer: Leave Installation Instructions with the homeowner.
Homeowner:
Keep Installation Instructions for future reference.
Save Installation Instructions for local electrical inspector’s use.
Before you
start...
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 national and
all local codes and
ordinances.
Grounded electrical
outlet is
required. (“See Electrical
requirements”.)
Check the location where your
compactor
will be installed.
The cabinet opening should
be square. You should be able
to fully open the compactor
drawer. Six inches (15.2 cm) of
clearance
is needed on the
right side of compactor
drawer to be able to remove
compactor
bag. Allow 23
inches (58.4 cm) in front of the
compactor
to remove drawer.
Fire
Do not let any
collect behind
To do so may
Hazard
item fall or
the compactor.
result in a fire.
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18”i min.
( 45.7 cm)
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6” (15.2 cm)
clearance
right
side of drawer for
bag removal
33-15/i6”
(86.2 cm)
(61 cm)
2;” (58.4 cm) clearance
is
needed to fully open or
remove compactor
drawer
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Part No. 9870295
Tools and
materials
needed for
instaIIatSon:
Electrical
reauirements
Impo~?an+: Observe all
governing
codes and
ordinances.
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Parts supplied
for undercounter
instaIIat3on:
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1
2
2
2
LH retaining bracket
RH retaining bracket
retaining bracket screws #8 x 5/16
mounting clips
mounting screws #8 - 18 x 112
All parts are in literature
package
in drawer,
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Electrical Shock Hazard
Electrical ground is required
on this appliance.
If cold water pipe is
interrupted
by plastic, nonmetallic gaskets or other
insulating materials, Do Not
use for grounding.
Do Not ground to a gas
pipe.
Do Not modify the power
supply cord plug. If it does
not fit the outlet, have a
proper outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
Do Not have a fuse in the
neutral or grounding
circuit.
A fuse in the neutral or
grounding
circuit could
result in an electrical
shock.
Do Not use an extension
cord with this appliance.
Check with a qualified
electrician
if you are in
doubt as to whether the
appliance
is properly
grounded.
Failure to follow these
instructions could result in
serious injury or death.
If codes permit and a separate
grounding wire is used, it is
recommended
that a qualified
electrician
determine that the
grounding
path is adequate.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only, 1.5 or
20-ampere, fused electrical supply
is required. Time-delay fuse or
circuit breaker is recommended.
It is recommended
that a
separate circuit serving only this
appliance
be provided
Recommended
groundfng
method
Do Not, under any
circumstances,
remove the
power supply cord grounding
prong.
For your personal safety, this
appliance
must be grounded.
This appliance
is equipped
with
a power supply cord having a
3-prong grounding
plug. To
minimize possible shock hazard,
the cord must be plugged into
a mating, 3-prong, groundingtype, wall receptacle,
grounded
in accordance
with
the National Electrical Code
ANSI/NFPA 70-latest edition and
all local codes and ordinances.
If a mating wall receptacle
is
not available,
it is the personal
responsibility and obligation
of
the customer to have a
properly grounded,
3-prong,
wall receptacle
installed by a
qualified electrician.
(See
Figure 1,I
J-prong
grounding-+ype
wall receptacle
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supply
cord
Figure 1
Now start...
With compactor
in room where
it will be installed.
Product/Floor
Damage
. Do Not grasp console to
move compactor.
. Before moving compactor
across floor, check that
compactor
is on shipping
base or slide compactor
onto
cardboard
or hardboard.
Failure to follow these
instructions may result in
damage to floor covering or
product.
1
. Remove compactor
from
shipping carton. Remove all
protective
packaging
materials
such as tape and shipping pads
Waxy residue from protective
shipping material may be
removed with a mild solution of
liauid household cleaner and
water.
cord
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clip
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Check that power supply cord is
attached
to the cord clip on the
rear of the compactor.
3
n Place
from carton
compactor.
drawer and
two corner posts
on floor near
Open compactor
remove any
shipping materials or other items
shipped in the drawer. Do Not
remove the compactor
bag (if
installed). Grasp the handle and
raise the front of drawer untrl it
clears stops. Grasp sides of
drawer and lift drawer out of
compactor.
Place the drawer on
the two corner posts.
6
n Use pliers to lower
leveling
legs away from cabinet.
Stand
the cabinet upright
7
n Place the other two 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 compactor.
n 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.
8 n Freestanding
Go to Step 9.
n Freestandina
installation
Go to Step 6.
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Undercounter
installation
The rear wheels are preset for a
cabinet opening height of 34”
(86.4 cm> (Position “A”).
To adjust for other cabinet
opening heights, loosen screw
just enough to clear stud from
hole in position “A”. Move the
rear wheel and stud to position
“B” or “C” as needed for your
cabinet opening
measurement:
Position B: 34” to 34-3/16” (86.4
to 86.8 cm)
Position C: 34-3/l 6” to 34- l/2”
(86.8 to 87.6 cm)
Tighten screw. Repeat for
other rear wheel.
installation
Undercounter
installation
Remove the plastic plugs from
the compactor
top. Determine
if you want the compactor
frame or drawer front flush with
the cabinet front.
Install the retaining brackets to
cabinet top to one position:
If the compactor
frame is to be
flush with the cabinet front,
place retaining bracket screws
through “A”,
If the compactor
drawer front is
to be flush with the cabinet front,
place retaining bracket screws
through “C”.
If the compactor
is to be
midway between “A” and “C”,
place retaining bracket screws
through ‘B”.
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Adjusting
toe plate
Personal Injury Hazard
When moving or lifting the
compactor,
use a glove to
protect and cushion your hand.
Failure to do so could result in
personal injury.
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Countertop
mounting
retaining
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Floor Damage
Do not allow the rear frame of
the compactor
to touch the
floor when lifting or rolling.
Doing so could damage floor
covering.
ounting
rew
Cabinet
front mounting
10.
Undercounter
installation
Fasten the retaining brackets to
the underside of the countertop
with the mounting screws.
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MOW.? tne compactor
close to its final position. Plug the
power cord into a properly
grounded
receptacle.
Freestanding
installation
Carefully move it into its final
position. Check that compactor
is still level (See Step 7.) Go to
Step 11,
Undercounter
installation
Carefully lift the front slightly and
roll it into the cabinet opening
until the retaining brackets stop
the unit.
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 (Refer to Step 3 of the
Installation Instructions.)
3. Place drawer on a protective
covering, cardboard,
etc., so
the front panel faces upward.
4. With a ruler and a pencil or
chalk, draw a line between
the marks on each side of toe
plate.
5. Use scissors or utility knife to cut
toe plate along line. (See
Figure 2.)
6. Replace drawer as explarned
in Step 1 1, If toe plate still rubs
floor covering, repeat Steps
l-6.
If brackets cannot be attached
to the underside of countertop,
attach mounting clips to
brackets.
Fasten compactor
to
cabinet front with mounting
screws through mounting clips.
11
. Grasp sides of
compactor
drawer and place
bottom of drawer into tracks. Lift
at the handle so the front of
drawer will go over drawer stops
Close drawer. Open drawer and
check if drawer opens freely. If
the toe plate rubs against floor,
see “Adjusting the toe plate” for
further instructions.
12
. Read Use and Care
Guide Operation
Instructions
to fully understand
your new
compactor.
Keep all literature
in a safe place for future
reference
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the
Figure
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Changing color
panel
Custom-made
panels
Before you call
for service...
Depending
on the model, your
compactor
may have one or
more reversible color panels.
A custom-made,
l/4” (64 cm)
thick wood panel or other
suitable decorative
material to
match your cabinets can be
used in place of the color
panels, Paint, wallpaper,
fabric,
etc., can be applied directly to
one of the color panels (See
Figure 4.)
1. Follow steps 1 through 4 under
“Changing
color panel”
Also
remove all cardboard
spacers.
2. Slide decorative
panel
between trim pieces.
3. Reattach handle with the
screws previously removed.
4. Replace the drawer. (See
Step 11 of Installation
Instructions.)
If your compactor
does not
operate properly, check the
following before calling for
service If the compactor
won’t operate:
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Is the power supply cord
securely plugged into
electrical outlet?
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Has the fuse blown or circuit
breaker tripped?
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Is the drawer completely
closed?
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Is the key-knob turned all the
way to “START” position before
it is released?
If compactor
stops during
operation:
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Push drawer in firmly while
turning key-knob to start.
Repeat if necessary.
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Rearrange trash load - Do Not
load rigid items at front of
drawer.
Trash not compacted:
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Drawer must be at least l/3 full
to see compaction.
Not enough compaction
or
force:
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Compacting
works best when
only a few items are loaded.
Use the compacting
cycle
frequently.
Bottles don’t break:
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Not all bottles will break every
time, depending
upon trash
load below bottle.
Drawer won’t open:
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Drawer will open only when
ram is all the way up. To raise
the ram, push drawer in firmly
and turn key-knob to START.
Release key-knob. Open
drawer and lay cans and
bottles flat in center of drawer.
Start compactor
again.
Personal Injury Hazard
. Handle metal edges of
panels carefully. Cut metal
edges may cause personal
injury or damage to other
materials.
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handle before
operating
compactor.
Failure to do so could result in
personal injury or damage to
other materials.
outside
panel
front
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22-15/16”
(58.3 cm)
Figure 3
arawer
trim
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(37.2 cm)
1. Remove the drawer from the
unit (See Step 3 of the
Installation Instructions.)
2. Remove the screws that
attach the handle to the
drawer.
3. Remove one spacer panel,
4. Remove color panel(s) by
carefully pulling up.
5. Select the color you wish to
show and carefully push that
panel into the drawer trim.
6. Replace the spacer panels
and other color panel.
7. Replace the handle with the
screws removed in Step 2
above.
8. Replace the drawer. (See
Step1 1 of Installation
Instructions.)
Figure 4
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If you need
assistance...
Check your Use and Care Guide
for a toll-free number to call or
call the dealer from whom you
purchased
this appliance.
The
dealer is listed in the Yellow
Pages of your phone directory
under “Appliances
- Major”.
When you call, you will need the
compactor
model number and
serial number. Both numbers are
on the serial/rating
plate, which
can be found by pulling out the
drawer and looking on the lefthand side of the cabinet
opening.
Part No, 9870295
‘Q 1992
Benton
Harbor,
Michigan
49022
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