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Using Your Compactor - Whirlpool TF 4600 Series Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool compactor use & care guide tu 4100, tf 4600, tu 8100
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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
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.
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.
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
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 pres-
sure 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
To use DENSE PACK Cycle:
Move cycle selector from the NORMAL to HEAVY setting.
Turn the key-knob to START and release.
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.
For best results, use DENSE PACK-HEAVY setting for at least one half
hour each time the cycle is used.
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.



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