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KitchenAid 9871780B Use And Care Manual

Kitchenaid trash compactor use & care guide 9871780b.
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COMPACTOR
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230
In Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at...
www.kitchenaid.com or www.kitchenaid.ca
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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230 In Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at... www.kitchenaid.com or www.kitchenaid.ca Table of Contents... 2 9871780B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS COMPACTOR SAFETY ...3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...4 Unpacking ...4 Location Requirements ...4 Electrical Requirements ...5 Freestanding and Undercounter Installation ...6 Changing the Decorative Panel ...7 COMPACTOR USE...10 How Your Compactor Works...10 Loading...10 ™ WHISPER QUIET ...10 Starting Your Compactor...10 Using Solid (Locked) Cycle ...11 Using the Charcoal Air Filter ...11 Removing a Filled Bag ...11...
  • Page 3: 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 inspector’s use, if required. Unpacking WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install compactor.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Cutout Dimensions 3" (7.6 cm) 24" min. (61 cm) 18" min. (45.7 cm) 15 " min. (38.7 cm) A. Grounded eletrical outlet must be a minimum of 3" (7.6 cm) away from surrounding cabinets or nearby walls as shown. It can be placed either to the left or the right side of the compactor.
  • Page 6: Freestanding And Undercounter Installation

    Freestanding and Undercounter Installation NOTE: Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you have everything necessary for correct installation. It is the personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to contact a qualified installer to assure that electrical installation meets all National and Local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 7: Changing The Decorative Panel

    7. Carefully lift the front slightly and roll compactor into the kitchen cabinet opening. 8. Using 2 - #8 - 18 x " mounting screws (provided in conversion kit), fasten the retaining brackets (provided in conversion kit) to the countertop with the mounting screws. Countertop mounting A.
  • Page 8 Trimless Panel with Handle Dimensions Use these dimensions drawings to create a custom panel for use without a trim kit. The panel should be mm) thick. NOTE: A thicker panel may need rounded front corners and a cut-out for access to the handle. 15"...
  • Page 9 Trimless Panel without Handle Dimensions Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use without a trim kit. The panel should be 15" ( 38.1 cm ) Installation 1. Remove the mounting screws attaching the foot pedal to the compactor.
  • Page 10: Compactor Use

    How Your Compactor Works 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 the compactor can begin to compress the load.
  • Page 11: Using Solid (locked) Cycle

    Using Solid (Locked) Cycle The Solid (Locked) cycle extends the use of a bag by putting constant pressure on the trash to keep it from springing back. Regular use of the Solid (Locked) cycle can increase bag capacity up to 25 percent. During the Solid (Locked) cycle, the ram will stay in the down position for extra compacting.
  • Page 12: Compactor Care

    Your new compactor is designed to give you many years of dependable service. However, there are a few things you are expected to do in order to properly maintain your compactor. This section will tell you how to clean and care for your compactor.
  • Page 13 Cleaning Inside the Cabinet NOTE: You may want to wear protective gloves as there may be bits of glass in the cabinet. 1. Pull the drawer out until it stops. NOTE: Look to see how the drawer rollers move in the tracks. It will be easier to replace the drawer after you have finished cleaning.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Trash is not compacting Is the drawer less than half-full? Drawer must be more than half full before trash is compacted. Your compactor won’t operate Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 15: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the KitchenAid designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances Customer Interaction Center...
  • Page 16: Warranty

    For one year from the date of purchase, when this compactor is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, KitchenAid will pay for factory specified replacement parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in materials or workmanship.

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