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Changing The Decorative Panel - KitchenAid 9871780B Use And Care Manual

Kitchenaid trash compactor use & care guide 9871780b
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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. Countertop
B. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit)
C. Mounting screw (provided in conversion kit)
NOTE: If retaining brackets cannot be attached to the underside
of countertop, attach mounting clips (provided in conversion kit)
to retaining brackets. Fasten compactor to kitchen cabinet face
with mounting screws through the mounting clips.
Cabinet-face mounting
A. Mounting clip (provided in conversion kit)
B. Kitchen cabinet
C. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit)
D. Mounting screw (provided in conversion kit)
9. 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.
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
"Unpacking" section.
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.
There are three options for changing the decorative panel:
To order an acrylic panel or a trim kit, see the "Assistance or
Service" section for information or call the toll-free number on the
Trim Kit Panel Dimensions
Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use
with a trim kit.
Flat Panel: A
same thickness as a standard
Raised Panel: The outersection of panel must be
thick to fit into the trim. Use the dimensions shown when
designing raised panel sections.

Changing the Decorative Panel

Order an acrylic panel
Create a custom panel for use with a trim kit
Create a custom panel for installation without trim
" (5.6 mm) thick panel is required. This is the
" plywood or paneling.
14 "
(37.2 cm)
14 "
(37.2 mm)
(5.6 mm)
(8 mm)
both sides
A. Raised panel or decorative trim
B. Outer section of panel
( 60.5 cm )
" (5.6 mm)
1 "
(32 mm)
(60.5 cm)
(8 mm)



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