Whirlpool | TF 4600 | User's Manual | Whirlpool TF 4600 User's Manual

TU 4100 Series
(built-in model)
and
TF 4600 Series
(free standing model)
(shown)
ru 8100 Series
(built-in model)
Contents
Safety First .,
Installation Safety
Before You Use Your Compactor.
Parts and Features
Using Your Compactor.
How the compactor works
Removing a filled bag
Installing a new bag
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Caring for Your Compactor.
Changing Your Compactor’s Colour
If You Need Service or Assistance.
Warranty for Your Waste Compactor.
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Safety First
Read all instructions before using your compactor.
l CAUTION: 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 WARNING: 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 the sides. Never lift the bag 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.
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use the compactor only for the job 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 WARNING: Always wipe off any broken glass before touching
the ram cover.
l Do not shove items down into the compactor with hands or feet. To avoid being cut, let the
compactor do the compacting.
. WARNING: Do not compact any container or material which might contain poisonous or
explosive products.
l WARNING:
Do not compact cloths or cans containing paint liquids, thinners, etc. which
could create a fire hazard.
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Installation Safety
OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING ELECTRICAL CODES AND ORDINANCES.
Be sure your compactor IS electrically grounded In an approved manner.
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Do not remove the power supply cord ground prong.
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Do not use an extension cord.
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Use care when leveling your compactor, so that the unit does not drop on your hand.
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Use care when changing front panels As wrth any cut metal edges, they could cause
injury if handled carelessly.
0 Never operate the compactor when the drawer handle IS removed.
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Be sure your compactor IS properly Installed ~ri an appropriate level area and a place
suitable for the srze, functton and protectron of the compactor.
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SEE INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
FOR COMPLETE DETAIL.
Before You Use Your Compactor
It is your 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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Is properly maintained.
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Has not been installed where flammable materials are stored or used. Fumes from these
2 materials may result In a fire or explosion.
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Compactor
Dense Pack
Indicator
~ - ^^ Light
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TF/TU Model Series
(ey-Knob
Start-Off Switch
Air Freshener
Compartment
Bag Retainers
Reversible
Lever-Action
Lock
\II 1,’i nrawer
Monitor
“Touch-Toe Dar”
Drawer Opener
Adjustable Toe Plate
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Literature Storage
(inside door behind handle)
(TU 8100 Series)
Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here...
When YOUneed servrce or call with a question, have
this information ready:
1. Complete Model and Serial Numbers (from the
plate’located as shown).
Model Number
2. Purchase
Serial Number
date from sales slop.
Copy this Information in these spaces. Keep this
book, your warranty
place.
There is no warranty
and sales slip together
in a handy
Purchase Date
card to be returned.
Service Company Telephone Number
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Using Your Compactor
1. Open the drawer.
LIH and pull the handle or press the
Touch-Toe Bar to open the drawer.
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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DANGER: DO NOT compact
container or aerosol cans which might contain insecticide, hair spray,
engine starting fluid or any other porsonous or explosive products.
Cloths or cans containing parnt liquids, thrnners, 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 Compactor
IS designed for household use only
3. Close the drawer; position cycle selector to
NORMAL (TU 8100 Series only); turn the key-knob
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 a
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 compacting ram will rise. When it stops rising, you
can open the drawer.
The DENSE PACK cycle
(TU 8100 Series only)
The DENSE PACK Cycle is a convenience feature that allows you to use
fewer bags by extending the use of a bag. This cycle puts constant pressure on trash to keep it from spnngrng back. Regular use of this feature can
Increase bag capacity up to 20% NOTE: The cycle selector should be in
the NORMAL position when DENSE PACK-HEAVY setting is not being
used.
To use DENSE PACK Cycle:
l Move cycle selector from the NORMAL to HEAVY setting.
l Turn the key-knob to START and release.
l The ram will stay in the down position
for extra compacting and the
DENSE PACK indicator light will come on. Remember, the drawer can
not be opened when ram is down and the DENSE PACK light is on.
l For best results, use DENSE PACK-HEAVY
setting for at least one half
hour each time the cycle is used.
l To raise the ram, turn key-knob
to START or move the cycle selector
back to the NORMAL position.
NOTE: Fully compacted trash bags will be heavier than normal.
Handle with care.
Air Fresheners
The Air Freshener Control is designed to help control odors that might develop in the trash.
There are many solid air fresheners available on the market.
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TU 8100 Model Series
l Raise the door
l Put in solid air freshener
l Set dial to NORMAL
l Move to MAXimum
or MINimum if needed
How the compactor
The compactrng ram does not go to
the drawer bottom. You WIII not see
compacting of the first few loadrngs.
TF 4600/TU 4100 Model Series
l Put “adjustable”
air freshener in compartment
l Adjust according to directions
l Check air freshener occasionally,
it should last
4 to 6 weeks
works (in NORMAL Cycle)
Compaction Starts after the drawer is The trash In a full compactor bag WIII
about % full. You may hear a noise be about 14 the srze of 11s orqnal
when glass breaks. Strong glass bulk.
bottles may not break at all.
Bottles or cans not placed in center may become caught between the ram and lhe drawer. The
Drawer Monitor Switch senses a “mislead:‘ and WIII cause the ram to return to the “up” posltron
without compactrng. Load bulky trash, bottles and cans In the center of the drawer.
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Removing a filled bag
TU 8100 Model Series
Pull all four bag cuffs up.
TF 4600/TU 4100 Model Series
Pull all four bag cuffs
up.
Tuck in sloned sides
Tuck in slotted sides
Bring top edges together and roll or fold to
close bag.
Remove bag carrier handles from side
retainers and hold.
Bring top edges together and fold to close
bag.-
Push side-lock lever down and tilt drawer
side open.
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Push side-lock latch down and tilt drawer
side open.
WARNING: To avoid personal injury
from broken glass sticking through
the bag, use bag carrier to carefully
remove and carry the bag.
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Using both hands on the fold, remove
the bag.
WARNING: To avoid personal injury
from broken glass sticking through
the bag carefully remove and carry the
filled bag only by the folded top.
Installing a new bag
Before installing a new bag, be sure:
1. The drawer side is securely locked.
2. The container is clean and free of sharp
debris fhat may have punctured the bag.
TU 8100 Model Series
Fit the bag caddy in the drawer. Tuck the
rope handles behind the bag retainers as
shown.
TF 4600/TU
4100 Model Series
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 slide cuff
over rioht-from corner.
Spread rear bag corners and slide cuff
over left-rear corner.
Soread rear baa corners and slide cuff
over left rear coyner. Tuck cuffs behind bag
retainers as shown.
Press inside of bag against drawer
bottom, sides and corners for smooth fit.
Press inside of bag against drawer
bottom, sides and corners for smooth fit.
DO NOT USE ANY KIND OF BAG
OTHER THAN THOSE DESIGNED
ESPECIALLY FOR USE IN YOUR
COMPACTOR.
Compactor bags may be purchased
from the dealer from whom you purchased
your appliance, your lnglis Factory Direct
Service Branch, or the nearest Inglisauthorized service organization. Ask for
part no. 675186.
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Caring for Your Compactor
As is true of most appliances,
Before cleaning
proper care is needed to give you continued satisfaction.
the compactor,
turn the key knob to the OFF position
Clean exterior surfaces
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Wipe with warm, sudsy water and a damp
cloth. Rinse. Dry with a soft cloth.
Wipe up spills right away. Some foods can mar
the finish if left on the compactor surface.
Clean inside the drawer
WARNING: To avoid personal injury from
broken glass in the drawer, wear rubber
gloves when cleaning.
l Wash with a damp cloth using warm, sudsy
water. Rinse. Dry with a soft cloth.
and remove.
Tilt the drawer side open
l Press side-lock latch down.
l Hold latch and tilt side of drawer until the latch
clears the drawer front.
Removing and replacing the drawer side
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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 posrtion
Lock the latch.
If you will be away for more than a couple of days, remove the compactor bag.
Lock the compactor and remove the key-knob. Store the key-knob in a safe place.
To remove and replace the air freshener
compartment for cleaning
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To remove it, lift cover and pull.
To replace it, set in the bottom first.
Then snap it at the top.
(TF 4600/TU 4100 Model Series)
(TU 8100 Model Series)
To clean inside the cabinet, remove the
drawer
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Pull the drawer out until it stops.
Note the tracks in which the drawer rollers
move.
Lift the front to clear the drawer stops.
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Grasp the drawer on the sides
Pull it out the rest of the way.
Set it down gently.
Wipe off the ram cover
WARNING: To avoid personal injury from
broken glass on 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
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WEAR RUBBER GLOVES.
Vacuum inside of cabinet. Liquid spills or wet
trash should be cleaned up by hand, or use
a vacuum designed to pick up liquids.
Wash, rinse and dry inside.
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Replace drawer.
Changing Your Compactor’s Colour
The colour panel on the front of your compactor’s drawer reverses to another colour.
To change the colour of your compactor’s front panel, follow the directions below. All you
need is a medium-sized screwdriver.
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Slide drawer out.
Remove two screws shown.
Remove handle.
Make sure panel is all the way
down.
Be sure to replace cardboard
spacer in its former position.
Replace handle and screws.
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Be careful -edges may be sharp.
Remove colour panel and reverse.
Option: Match your kitchen’s
colour scheme by replacing
colour panel with your own
creation (wallpaper, panelling).
See Installation Instructions.
. WARNING: REPLACE HANDLE
BEFORE OPERATING COMPACTOR TO AVOID INJURY
FROM MOVING PARTS.
l Slide drawer
back in.
If You Need Service or Assistance We
Suggest You Follow These Steps:
1. Before calling for assistance...
2. If you need service...
Performance
problems often result from little
things you can find and fix yourself without tools of
any kind.
It’s reassuring to know that lnglis Limited stands
behind your Whirlpool appliance with its network of
Branches and Service Depots. Service by lnglis is
designed to fulfill your Warranty and provide afterwarranty service and maintenance to keep your new
Whirlpool appliance in top-notch condition, anywhere in Canada. lnglis wants you to get the service
that you would expect on quality Whirlpool home
appliances.
To obtain service:
1, Contact the appliance dealer from whom you
purchased your appliance.
or
2. Contact your nearest lnglis Factory Direct Service Branch, listed in the Yellow Pages.
If your compactor won’t operate:
Is the power cord plugged into a live circuit with the
proper voltage?
l Have you checked
your home’s main fuses or circuit breaker box?
l Is the drawer completely
closed?
l Is the key-knob turned all the way to START before
it is released?
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Drawer won’t open:
Drawer will open only when ram is all the way up.
l To raise the ram, turn the key-knob
to START and
release or move the DENSE PACK switch back to
NORMAL (TU 8100 Series only).
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If trash is not compacting:
l Is the drawer loaded properly?
If anything gets between the ram and the drawer, the ram will return to
the “up” position without compacting.
l Drawer must be at least % full before compactor
will
compact.
Not enough compaction
or force:
Compacting works best when only a few items are
loaded. Use the compacting
cycle frequently.
DENSE PACK can be used on TU 8100 Series
compactors,
see page 4.
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Bottles don’t break:
Not all bottles break every time, depending
bottle and trash load below it.
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3. If you move...
To make sure that your Whirlpool appliance is correctly installed and to ensure its continued satisfactory operation, please telephone your nearest lnglis
Direct Factory Service Branch, or the nearest Service Organization
authorized by lnglis to service
Whirlpool products. Normal service charges will
apply.
REMEMBER: Please include the complete model
and serial number of your appliance when requesting
set-vice. Also, retain your sales slip and Warranty to
verify your Warranty status.
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WARRANTY FOR YOUR
WASTE COMPACTOR
During your first year after purchase, all parts of the appliance which prove to be defective in
-materials or workmanship will be repaired or replaced free of charge (parts and labour).
For any home service beyond 32km (20 miles) from the nearest Company-authorized service
organization, there will be a charge for the cost of transportation and travelling expenses for the
excess distance.
Parts repaired or replaced under this warranty are warranted throughout the remainder of the
original warranty period only
This protection covers your home use of the appliance. The same protection applies to any
subsequent owner during the applicable warranty period based on the original owner’s purchase
date.
This warranty does not cover damage by accident, misuse, improper installation, fire, flood, or
acts of God.
This is the only warranty covering this appliance given by the manufacturer.
The provisions of this warranty are in addition to and not a modification of or subtraction from
the statutory warranties and other rights and remedies contained in any applicable legislation.
Distributed by: lnglis Limited,
1901 Minnesota Court, Mississauga,
Ontario L5N 3A7 Branches across Canada
Trademark II- Canada, Used by Aulhorty of
Canadian Trademark Owner,
WHIRLPOOL
CORPORATION.
U.S.A.
Part No. 4152836
Printed in U.S.A
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