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KitchenAid KUCV02FRMT1 Use & Care Manual page 6

Integrated compactor
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2. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from cabinet. Adjust
legs so there will be a 1/8"(3 mm) to 1/4"(6.4 mm) space
between the top of the compactor
and the top of the cabinet
opening. Stand the compactor
3. For model with cabinet, remove the plastic plugs from the
cabinet top.
4. Move the compactor
close to its final position.
5. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
6. Determine if you want the compactor
frame or drawer front
flush with the cabinet front.
Using the two #8-18 x 5/16"screws, install the retaining
brackets to cabinet top as needed:
If the compactor
frame is to be flush with the cabinet
front, place retaining bracket screws through "1 ."
If the compactor
drawer front is to be flush with the
cabinet front, place retaining bracket screws through "3."
If the compactor
is to be midway between "1" and "3,"
place the retaining bracket screws through "2."
A. Countertop
B. Retaining bracket
Slowly lift the front slightly and roll compactor into the cabinet
Using the two #8-18 x 1/2"screws, fasten the retaining
brackets to the countertop with the mounting screws.
If brackets cannot be attached to the underside of
attach mounting clips to brackets. Fasten
to cabinet front with mounting screws through
mounting clips.
Countertop mounting
A. Countertop
B. Retaining bracket
C. Mounting screw
A. Mounting clip
B, Cabinet
C. Retaining bracket
D. Mounting screw
Grasp sides of compactor
drawer and place bottom of
drawer into tracks. Lift at the handle so drawer will go over
drawer stops. Close drawer. Check to see if drawer opens
freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see "Adjusting the
Toe Plate" for further instructions.
Adjusting the Toe Plate
If the toe plate rubs the floor covering, the toe plate clearance
may be changed as follows:
1. Mark on each side of the toe plate the amount of toe plate
that rubs the floor covering.
2. Remove the drawer from the unit. (See Step 3 in the
3. Use a ruler and a pencil or chalk to draw a line between the
marks on each side of toe plate.
4. Use scissors or utility knife to cut toe plate along line.
5. Replace drawer. If toe plate still rubs floor covering, repeat
Steps 1-4.
Installing a Custom Panel
Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use
without a trim kit. The panel should be a minimum of 1/2"(13 mm)
29 %"
(74.6 cm)
(38.1 cm)
1. Align the bottom of the custom panel with the bottom of the
drawer front.
NOTE: The bottom of the custom panel should not extend
below the bottomof the drawer front.
2. Secure the panel from the back using four #8 x 1" wood
screws as shown.


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