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NOTE: Proper installation isyour r esponsibility.
Make sure you
have everything necessary forcorrect installation. It isthe
personal responsibility
andobligation ofthecustomer tocontact
aqualified i nstaller toassure thatelectrical installation meets a ll
national andlocal c odes a ndordinances.
Tools needed
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Level
%6" hex-head socket
wrench
Phillips No. 2 screwdriver
Tape measure
Scissors
Flat-blade screwdriver
Utility knife
Pliers
IMPORTANT:
Do not grasp control panel to move compactor.
Slide compactor
onto cardboard or hardboard before moving
compactor
across floor to prevent floor covering damaging.
Do not allow the rear frame of the compactor to touch the
floor covering when lifting or moving compactor.
Freestanding
Installation
Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from cabinet. With the
drawer still removed from the compactor cabinet, place level
inside on the floor of the cabinet. Check that the compactor is
level from front to back and side to side. Adjust the leveling
legs until the compactor
is level.
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2. Move the compactor
close to its final position.
3. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
4. Slowly move compactor
into its final position. Check that
compactor
is still level. Repeat Step 1 if necessary.
5. 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 whether drawer
opens freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see "Adjusting
the Toe Plate" for further instructions.
Undercounter Installation
NOTE: Installation hardware is not provided. See "Accessories"
for ordering conversion kit.
1. Measure the height of your kitchen cabinet opening. The top
of the compactor
should be at least 1/8" (3 ram) from the top
of the kitchen cabinet opening.
The rear wheels are preset for a kitchen cabinet opening
height of 341/4'' (87 cm) (position 1).
To adjust for other kitchen cabinet opening heights:
Loosen self-tapping
screw just enough to clear stud from
hole in position "1 ."
Move the rear wheel and stud to position "2" or "3" as
needed for your kitchen cabinet opening measurement:
Position 2:341/4 '' to 347_6'' (87 to 87.5 cm)
Position 3:347_6 '' to 34%" (87.5 to 88 cm)
NOTE: To level the unit in position 3, you may need to
add shims under the front leveling legs.
Tighten screw. Repeat for other rear wheel.
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A. Wheel bracket assembly
B. Compactor
cabinet
C. Locating stud
D. Self-tapping
screw (pivot)
2. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from compactor
cabinet. Adjust legs so there will be a 1/6"(3 mm) to 1/4"
(6.4 mm) space between the top of the compactor
and the
top of the kitchen cabinet opening. Stand the compactor
upright.
3. Remove the plastic plugs from the compactor
cabinet top.
4. Move the compactor
close to its final position.
5. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
6. Determine whether you want the compactor
cabinet or
drawer front flush with the kitchen cabinet face.
Using 2 - #8 - 18 x %6" mounting screws (provided in
conversion kit), attach the retaining brackets (provided in
conversion kit) to the compactor
cabinet top as needed. See
"Accessories."
NOTE: Installation hardware is not provided with full cabinet
models. See "Accessories"
for ordering conversion kit.
If the compactor
cabinet face is to be flush with the
kitchen cabinet face, place retaining bracket mounting
screws through "1 ."
If the compactor
drawer front is to be flush with the
kitchen cabinet face, place retaining bracket mounting
screws through "3."

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