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Unpacking; Install The Casters - Whirlpool GARAGE COMPACTOR Use And Care Manual

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Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
Do not grasp control panel to move compactor.
Make sure the compactor is near the installation location.
1. Remove compactor from shipping carton. Remove all protective
packaging materials such as tape and shipping pads.
2. Check to be sure the power cord is attached to the cord clip on
the rear of the compactor.
1. Cord clip
3. Place the two corner posts from the carton on the floor in front of
the compactor. Open the compactor drawer and remove any
shipping materials or other items from the drawer. Do not remove
the compactor bag. Grasp the handle and raise the front of
drawer until it clears the drawer stops. Grasp sides of drawer and
lift drawer out of compactor. Place the drawer on the two corner
4. Place the other two corner posts from the shipping carton 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 the
1. Leveling legs
2. Shipping base
Do not grasp control panel to move compactor.
Slide compactor onto cardboard or hardboard before moving
compactor across floor to prevent damaging floor covering.
Do not allow the rear frame of the compactor to touch the floor
covering when lifting or moving compactor.
Assemble caster frame
1. Locate caster frame. Set it on the floor with the lip facing down.
2. Install the (2) swivel casters to the back (closed end) of the frame
assembly with (4) bolts and nuts.
3. Install the (2) fixed casters to the front (open end) of the frame
assembly with (4) bolts and nuts.
Install compactor on caster frame
1. To keep the caster frame from moving during the initial
installation, block the wheels or place frame against a wall.
2. Lock the casters in place by pushing the locks down.
3. Tilt the back of the compactor forward and push the compactor
up onto the caster frame assembly over the open end of the
4. Slide compactor all the way back until it touches the back lip of
the caster frame.

Install the Casters

1. Caster frame
2. Closed end of caster frame
(with lip)
3. Open end of caster frame
(without lip)
1. Swivel casters
2. Fixed casters
3. Open end of frame assembly
4. Closed end of frame assembly


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