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Whirlpool GX900QPLQ - 15" Trash Compactor Use And Care Manual

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COMPACTOR
For questions
about features, operation/performance
parts, accessories
or service, eali: 1-800-253-1301.
tn Canada,
call for assistance
1-800-461-5681,
for installation
and service, cali: 1-800-807-6777
or visit our website at...
www.whirlpool.com
or www.whirlpooLcom/canada
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  • Page 1 COMPACTOR For questions about features, operation/performance parts, accessories or service, eali: 1-800-253-1301. tn Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation and service, cali: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at... www.whirlpool.com or www.whirlpooLcom/canada Table of Contents ..........9871676B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OFCONTENTS COMPACTOR SAFETY ..............INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........Unpacking ..................Location Requirements ..............Electrical Requirements ............... Freestanding and Undercounter Installation ....... 6 Changing the Decorative Panel ........... COMPACTOR USE ................. How Your Compactor Works ............Loading ..................Star_ing the Compactor ............. Removing a Filled Bag ...............
  • Page 3: Compactor Safety

    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. Homeowner: Keep Use & Care Guide for future reference and for local electrical inspectoCs use, if required. Place the other two corner posts on the floor to the side of the compactor.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Cutout dimensions (7.6 cm)_ 34_/," min. Electrical Shock Hazard (87 cm) Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. 18" min. 145,7 cm) Do not use an adapter. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock.
  • Page 6: Freestanding And Undercounter Installation

    adjust for other cabinet opening heights: Loosen self-tapping screw just enough to clear stud from hole in position "A." NOTE: Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you Move the rear wheel and stud to position "B" or "C" as have everything necessary for correct installation.
  • Page 7: Unpacking

    7. Carefully lift the front slightly and roll compactor into the cabinet opening. Using the two #8-18 x 1/2in. screws, fasten the retaining There are three options for changing the decorative panel: brackets to the countertop with the mounting screws. •...
  • Page 8 Trimless panel with handle Trimless panel without handle Dimensions Dimensions Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use without a trim kit. The panel should be 1/2in. to 5/8in. (13 mm to without a trim kit.
  • Page 9: Compactor Use

    COMPACTOR USE The compacting ram is the part of the compactor which compresses the trash. The compacting ram does not go to the bottom of the drawer. You will not see compacting of trash the first few times you load the compactor. NOTE: The compactor drawer should be more than 1/2full before the compactor...
  • Page 10: Star_Ing The Compactor

    • Load bottles or cans on their sides in the center of the 2. To stop the compactor during a cycle: drawer. Do not load bottles in an upright position. • Press OFE • Press ON. The compacting ram will rise. When the ram stops rising, you can open the drawer.
  • Page 11: Installing A New Bag

    Cleaning Inside the Drawer IMPORTANT: NOTE: You may want to wear protective gloves as there may be bits of glass in the drawer. Before installing a new bag, be sure: Remove the bag. (See the "Removing a Filled Bag" section.) •...
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    3. Grasp the drawer on the sides and pull it out the rest of the way. Set the drawer down gently. TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Trash is not compacting •...
  • Page 13: Assistance Orservice

    For further assistance right and work right because they are made with the same If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Canada precision used to build every new WHIRLPOOL ®appliance. with any questions or concerns at: To locate FSP® replacement parts in your area, call our Customer...
  • Page 16: In Canada

    Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP® replacement parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company.