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Maytag MTUC7000AWS Use And Care Manual

Maytag compactor use & care guide.
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COMPACTOR
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-688-9900 or visit our website at
www.maytag.com
In Canada, for assistance, installation or service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at www.maytag.ca
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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-688-9900 or visit our website at www.maytag.com In Canada, for assistance, installation or service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at www.maytag.ca Table of Contents... 2 W10190314A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    COMPACTOR SAFETY ...3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...4 Unpacking ...4 Location Requirements ...5 Electrical Requirements ...5 Freestanding and Undercounter Installation ...6 Changing the Custom Panel...7 COMPACTOR USE...9 How Your Compactor Works...9 Loading...10 QuietSeries ™ Sound Package ...10 Starting Your Compactor...10 Using Solid (Locked) Cycle ...10 Using the Air Filter or Freshener ...11 Removing a Filled Bag ...11 Installing a New Bag ...11...
  • Page 3: Compactor Safety

    Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Installer: Leave Use and Care Guide with the homeowner. WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install compactor. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. IMPORTANT: ■ Do not grasp console to move compactor. ■...
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    Location Requirements Product Dimensions 34 " (86.7 cm) 15" (38.1 cm) Cutout Dimensions 3" min. (7.6 cm) 24" min. (61 cm) 18" min. (45.7 cm) 15 " min. (38.7 cm) A. Grounded eletrical outlet must be a minimum of 3" (7.6 cm) away from surrounding cabinets or nearby walls as shown.
  • Page 6: Freestanding And Undercounter Installation

    Freestanding and Undercounter Installation NOTE: 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 all national and local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 7: Changing The Custom Panel

    ■ If the compactor is to be midway between “1” and “3,” place the retaining bracket mounting screws through “2.” A. Countertop B. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit) 7. Slowly lift the front slightly and roll compactor into the kitchen cabinet opening.
  • Page 8 Installation 1. Remove the mounting screws attaching the foot pedal to the compactor. Remove foot pedal. A. Mounting screws B. Foot pedal 2. Remove mounting screws attaching the toe guard to the compactor. Remove toe guard. 3. Remove the mounting screws attaching the decorative panel to the compactor.
  • Page 9: Compactor Use

    Installation 1. Remove the mounting screws attaching the foot pedal to the compactor. Remove foot pedal. A. Mounting screws B. Foot pedal 2. Remove mounting screws attaching the toe guard to the compactor. Remove toe guard. 3. Remove the mounting screws attaching the decorative panel to the compactor.
  • Page 10: Loading

    Loading IMPORTANT: Do not push items down into compactor with hands or feet. NOTE: You will not see compacting of trash the first few times you load the compactor. The compactor drawer should be about half full before the compactor can begin to compress the load. 1.
  • Page 11: Using The Air Filter Or Freshener

    Using the Air Filter or Freshener The fan-powered charcoal Air Filter absorbs and minimizes odor. The degree of odor in the compactor depends on the type of trash placed in it. The length of time before the filter needs to be replaced varies with the type of trash compacted.
  • Page 12: Compactor Care

    Your new compactor is designed to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you are expected to do in order to properly maintain your compactor. This section will tell you how to clean and care for your compactor. Changing the Air Filter or Freshener It is recommended that you use either the charcoal air filter or the air freshener in the filter compartment.
  • Page 13 4. Wash the interior of the drawer with a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. 5. If the drawer side was removed, slide it back into the tilted position.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Trash is not compacting ■ Is the drawer less than half-full? Drawer must be more than half full before trash is compacted. Your compactor won’t operate ■...
  • Page 15: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the Maytag designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Maytag with any questions or concerns at: Maytag Brand Home Appliances Customer eXperience Center...
  • Page 16: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” you may find additional help by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling Maytag. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-688-9900. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.

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