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Transcript of Whirlpool Compactor User's Manual

(R) COMPACTOR Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301. In Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at... or Table of Contents ............................................2 9871676B

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" or "WARNING." These words mean: You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately follow instructions. You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions. All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: s Read all instructions before using the compactor. s Do not compact toxic or volatile flammable material such as oily rags and insect sprays. Do not compact s Close supervision is necessary when used by or lighted cigarettes, cigars, or other hot or burning near children. Do not allow to be used as a toy, or items. Do not overload the compactor. to run unattended at any time. Lock Key Switch when not in use and store key out of reach of s Do not take apart the compactor. Incorrect children. reassembly can cause electric shock when subsequently used. s Do not touch moving parts. s Handle a loaded trash bag with care. Sharp objects s Do not operate with a damaged cord set, plug, can pierce the bag and cause injury. Do not motor, or after damage in any manner. Have the overload trash bag with heavy material such as compactor examined, repaired or adjusted by an glass. authorized serviceperson. s This compactor is intended for household use only. s Use only for intended use as described in this manual. Do not use other than manufacturer's recommended attachments. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 3

INSTALLATION WARNING INSTRUCTIONS Excessive Weight Hazard Installer: Leave Use and Care Guide with the homeowner. Use two or more people to move and install Homeowner: Keep Use & Care Guide for future reference and for compactor. local electrical inspector's use, if required. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Unpacking 4. Place the other two corner posts on the floor to the side of the compactor. Grasp the sides of the compactor cabinet and IMPORTANT: put compactor on its side on top of the corner posts. Remove s Do not grasp console to move compactor. the shipping base from the bottom of the compactor. s Begin in the room where the compactor will be located. 1 2 1. Remove compactor from shipping carton. Remove all 1. Leveling legs protective packaging materials such as tape and shipping 2. Shipping base pads. Use a mild solution of liquid household cleaner and warm water to remove waxy residue caused by protective shipping material. Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. For more information, see the "Cleaning" section. 2. Check to be sure the power cord is attached to the cord clip on the rear of the compactor. 1 Location Requirements Product dimensions 1. Cord clip 3418" (86.7 cm) 3. Place the two corner posts from the carton on the floor near the compactor. Open the compactor drawer and remove any shipping materials or other items from the drawer. Do not remove the compactor bag. Grasp the handle and raise the front of drawer until it clears the drawer stops. Grasp sides of drawer and lift drawer out of compactor. Place the drawer on the two corner posts. 15" 24" (38.1 cm) (61 cm) 4