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Whirlpool TF4600X Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & dre Guide
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Air freshener
Drawer handle 2
front panel
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  • Page 1 Bag carrier handle (TF88001 TU8100 series) 1 Side-lock latch \, “Touch-toe bar” drawer opener Adjustable toe plate BUILT-IN AND FREESTANDING COMPACTORS TFSGOOX TUSIOOX TF4600X TU4100X Key-knob Dense pack start-off --I, /F48OOKU4100 MODELSERIES switch Air freshener compartment series) ---Yr...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    If You Need Service Or Assistance..15 Whirlpool Compactor Warranty..16 01990 Whirlpool Corporation Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance. Please complete and mail the Owner Registra- tion Card provided with this product. complete the form below. Have this information ready if you need service or call with a question.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using your compactor, ing the following: oRead all instructions before using the compactor. *Close supervision of children is necessary when the compactor is used near children. Do not allow compactor to be used as a toy, or to run unattended...
  • Page 4: Using Your Compactor

    Using Your Compactor The drawings in this book may vary slightly from your compactor model. They are designed to show the different features of all the models covered by this book. NOTE: Your model may not include all the features shown.
  • Page 5: The Dense Pack Cycle

    To stop the compactor during a cycle: 1. Turn the key-knob to LOCK/OFF. 2. Turn it to ON. The compacting ram will rise. 3. When the ram stops rising, you can open the drawer. To remove the key-knob: 1. Turn the key-knob to LOCK/OFF. 2.
  • Page 6: Air Fresheners

    Using Your Compactor Continued 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. Check air freshener occasionally. It should last 4 to 6 weeks. TF86001lU8100 Model Series: 1.
  • Page 7 3. Tuck in slotted sides. 4. Bring top edges together and roll or fold to close bag. 5. Push side-lock latch down and tilt drawer side open. 6. For TF46001TU4100 model series, use both hands on the fold and remove the bag. For TF86001lU8100 model series, lift bag by bag carrier handles.
  • Page 8: Installing A New Bag

    Using Your Compactor Continued If your compactor has bag retainer buttons and you are using plastic compactor bags: 1. Pull the drawer completely open. 2. Remove top of bag from bag retainer buttons. Pull up all 4 bag cuffs. 3. Close bags with twist ties provided. 4.
  • Page 9 Do not use any kind of bag other than those designed especially for use in your compactor. Compactor bags may be purchased from your Whirlpool Appliance Dealer or: Whirlpool Corporation LaPotte Division 1900 Whirlpool Drive LaPorte, Indiana 46350 NOTE: If you have a TF8600 model series, store extra bags in the bag storage compartment in the top at the back.
  • Page 10 Using Your Compactor Continued If your compactor has bag retainer buttons and you are using plastic compactor bags: 1. TF8600~U8100 model series only, fit the bag caddy in the drawer. 2. All model series, place folded bag into the drawer. Open bag and pull top edges over the drawer top.
  • Page 11: How Your Compactor Works

    How Your Compactor Works In NORMAL Cycle, the compacting ram does not go to the drawer bottom. You will not see compacting of the first few loadings. Compaction starts after the drawer is about l/3 full. You may hear a noise when glass breaks. Strong glass bottles may not break at all.
  • Page 12: Caring For Your Compactor

    Caring For Your Compactor Personal Injury Hazard Wear protective gloves when cleaning inside of the compactor. Failure to do so may result in cuts if bits of broken glass are present. As is true of most appliances, proper care is needed to give you continued satisfaction.
  • Page 13 TF66001TU6100 Model Series TF4600~U4100 Model Series Clean inside the cabinet: 1. Wear protective gloves. There may be bits of glass in the cabinet. 2. Pull the drawer out until it stops. 3. Note the tracks in which the drawer rollers move.
  • Page 14: Changing Your Compactor's Color

    You may also be able to order an extra color panel, depending on the model you have. Contact your authorized Whirlpool dealer. To change the color of your compactor’s front panel, follow the directions below. All you need is a medium-sized screwdriver.
  • Page 15: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool COOL-LINE service assistance number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satisfied with how the problem was solved*...
  • Page 16: Whirlpool Compactor Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Service and Assistance” section of this book. After checking ‘Service and Assistance,” additional help can be found by calling our COOL-LINEa service assistance telephone number, l-800-253-1301, from anywhere in the U.S. @Registered TrademarWSM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation. Part No. 4154609 01990 Whirlpool Corporation WILL PAY FOR Printed in U.S.A.