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Freestanding And Undercounter Installation - KitchenAid KUCP02IR Use And Care Manual

Kitchenaid use & care guide compactor kucp02ir
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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.
Tools needed
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Level
Phillips No. 2 screwdriver
Tape measure
Flat-blade screwdriver
Pliers
IMPORTANT:
Do not grasp control panel to move compactor.
Slide compactor onto cardboard or hardboard before moving
compactor across floor to avoid floor covering damage.
Do not allow the rear frame of the compactor to touch the
floor covering when lifting or moving compactor.
Freestanding Installation
1. 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.
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.
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Freestanding and Undercounter Installation

" hex-head socket
wrench
Scissors
Utility knife
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
of the kitchen cabinet opening.
The rear wheels are preset for a kitchen cabinet opening
height of 34 " (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: 34 " to 34
Position 3: 34
" 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.
A
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
(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
" 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."
(
"
3 mm) from the top
" (87 to 87.5 cm)
B
C
1
2
3
D
" (3 mm) to
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