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Changing Color Panel; Custom-Made Panels; Before You Call For Service - KitchenAid compactor Installation Instructions Manual

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Changing color
Custom-made
panel
panels
Depending
on the model,
your
compactor
may have one or
more reversible
color panels.
Personal Injury Hazard
. Handle
metal edges of
panels carefully.
Cut metal
edges may cause personal
injury or damage
to other
materials.
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Replace
handle
before
operating
compactor.
Failure to do so could
result in
personal
injury or damage
to
other materials.
outside
front
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panel
Figure 3
arawer
trim
1. Remove
the drawer
from the
unit
(See Step 3 of the
Installation
Instructions.)
2. Remove the screws that
attach
the handle
to the
drawer.
3. Remove
one spacer
panel,
4. Remove
color panel(s)
by
carefully
pulling
up.
5. Select the color you wish to
show and carefully
push that
panel
into the drawer
trim.
6. Replace
the spacer
panels
and other color panel.
7. Replace
the handle
with the
screws removed
in Step 2
above.
8. Replace
the drawer.
(See
Step1 1 of Installation
Instructions.)
A custom-made,
l/4" (64 cm)
thick wood
panel
or other
suitable
decorative
material
to
match
your cabinets
can be
used in place
of the color
panels, Paint, wallpaper,
fabric,
etc., can be applied
directly
to
one of the color panels
(See
Figure 4.)
1. Follow steps 1 through
4 under
"Changing
color panel"
Also
remove
all cardboard
spacers.
2. Slide decorative
panel
between
trim pieces.
3. Reattach
handle
with the
screws previously
removed.
4. Replace
the drawer.
(See
Step 11 of Installation
Instructions.)
22-15/16"
(58.3 cm)
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(37.2 cm)
Figure 4
Before you call
for service...
If your compactor
does not
operate
properly,
check the
following
before
calling
for
service -
If the compactor
won't operate:
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Is the power supply cord
securely
plugged
into
electrical
outlet?
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Has the fuse blown or circuit
breaker tripped?
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Is the drawer
completely
closed?
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Is the key-knob
turned
all the
way to "START" position
before
it is released?
If compactor
stops during
operation:
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Push drawer
in firmly while
turning
key-knob
to start.
Repeat
if necessary.
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Rearrange
trash load - Do Not
load rigid items at front of
drawer.
Trash not compacted:
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Drawer must be at least l/3 full
to see compaction.
Not enough
compaction
or
force:
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Compacting
works best when
only a few items are loaded.
Use the compacting
cycle
frequently.
Bottles don't break:
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Not all bottles will break every
time, depending
upon trash
load below
bottle.
Drawer won't open:
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Drawer will open only when
ram is all the way up. To raise
the ram, push drawer
in firmly
and turn key-knob
to START.
Release key-knob.
Open
drawer
and lay cans and
bottles flat in center
of drawer.
Start compactor
again.
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