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Troubleshooting - KitchenAid Integrated Compactor 9871915A Use And Care Manual

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3. Hold the lever-action lock down and tilt the side of the drawer
out until the lock clears the drawer front.
NOTE: If desired, the drawer side can be removed by tilting it
up, then lifting it out.
4. Wash the interior of the drawer with a clean sponge or soft
cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry
thoroughly with a soft cloth.
5. If the drawer side was removed, slide it back into the tilted
position.
6. Press the lever-action lock (or Side-Lock Latch) down while
pushing the drawer side to the upright position.
7. Latch the drawer side by pushing up the lever-action lock (or
Side-Lock Latch).
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.
2. Lift the front of the drawer to clear the stops.
3. Grasp the drawer on the sides and pull it out the rest of the
way. Set the drawer down gently.
4. Vacuum the inside of the cabinet. Liquid spills or wet trash
should be cleaned up by hand, or by using a vacuum
designed to pick up liquids.
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5. Wash the inside of the cabinet with a clean sponge or soft
cloth and a mild detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry
thoroughly with a soft cloth.
6. To replace the drawer, grasp it by the sides and insert the
rollers onto the tracks.
7. Lift the front of the drawer and push it in fully past the stops.
Cleaning the Ram
NOTE: You may want to wear protective gloves as there may be
bits of glass on the ram cover.
1. Wipe glass particles off of the ram cover with a cloth or paper
towels.
2. Remove foods with a clean sponge or soft cloth and a mild
detergent in warm water. Rinse and dry thoroughly with a soft
cloth.
Cleaning Before a Vacation
If you will be away for more than a couple of days, remove the
compactor bag. Remove the Key-Knob (or Key-Switch) and store
it out of children's reach.

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.
Has a household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
Is the drawer completely closed? Close the drawer firmly
and start the compactor again.
Is the Key-Knob turned all the way to START? Turn the
Key-Knob (Key-Switch) fully to START and release (on some
models). See "Starting Your Compactor."
Did you press ON before pressing START? Press ON
before pressing START (on some models). See "Starting Your
Compactor."

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