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Transcript of Whirlpool Compactors Use & care guide

COMPACTORS Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or visit our website at In Canada, for assistance, installation or service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at Table of Contents ................................................. 2 9872208C

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Installer: Leave Use and Care Guide with the homeowner. 13. Remove the shipping base from the bottom of the compactor. Homeowner: Keep Use and Care Guide for future reference and for local electrical inspector's use, if required. Unpacking WARNING A B Excessive Weight Hazard A. Leveling legs Use two or more people to move and install compactor. B. Shipping base Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Location Requirements IMPORTANT: Do not grasp console to move compactor. Product Dimensions Begin in the room where the compactor will be located. 1. Remove compactor from shipping carton. 34" 2. Remove all packaging materials such as tape and shipping (86.7 cm) pads. 3. Use a mild detergent and warm water to remove waxy residue caused by shipping material. 4. Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. For more information, see "Cleaning." 5. Be sure the power cord is attached to the cord clip on the rear of the compactor. A 15" 24" (38.1 cm) (61 cm) Cutout Dimensions A. Cord clip 3" min. (7.6 cm) 6. Place the 2 corner posts from the carton on the floor near the compactor. A 7. Open the compactor drawer and remove any shipping 34" min. materials or other items from the drawer. (87 cm) NOTE: Do not remove the compactor bag. 8. Grasp the handle and raise the front of drawer until it clears the drawer stops. 9. Grasp sides of drawer and lift drawer out of compactor. 10. Place the drawer on the 2 corner posts. 24" min. 18" min. (61 cm) (45.7 cm) 11. Place the other 2 corner posts on the floor to the side of the 15" min. compactor. (38.7 cm) 12. Grasp the sides of the compactor cabinet and put compactor A. Grounded electrical outlet must be a minimum of 3" (7.6 cm) away on its side on top of the corner posts. from surrounding cabinets or nearby walls as shown. It can be placed either to the left or the right side of the product. 3

Clearance Dimensions Freestanding and Undercounter Installation 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 Pliers Phillips No. 2 screwdriver " hex-head wrench Tape measure Scissors Flat-blade screwdriver Utility knife A IMPORTANT: Do not grasp control panel to move compactor. B Slide compactor onto cardboard or hardboard before moving compactor across floor to avoid floor covering damage. A. Leave 6" (15.2 cm) of clearance space to the right side of the Do not allow the rear frame of the compactor to touch the compactor in order to remove the compactor bags. floor covering when lifting or moving compactor. B. Leave 23" (58.4 cm) of clearance in front of the compactor in Freestanding Installation order to fully open or remove the compactor drawer. 1. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from cabinet. Electrical Requirements 2. With the drawer still removed from the compactor cabinet, WARNING place level inside on the floor of the cabinet. Check that the compactor is level from front to back and side to side. 3. Adjust the leveling legs until the compactor is level. Electrical Shock Hazard 4. Move the compactor close to its final location. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. 5. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. 6. Slowly move compactor into its final position. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock. 7. Check that compactor is still level. Repeat Step 1 if necessary. Recommended Grounding Method 8. Grasp sides of compactor drawer and place bottom of This compactor is for use on a single phase, 115-volt, 60 Hz, AC drawer into tracks. only, 15- or 20-amp fused and properly grounded circuit and is equipped with a grounding plug as shown below. It is recommended 9. Lift at the handle so drawer will go over drawer stops. that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided. 10. Close drawer. 11. Check to see whether drawer opens freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see "Adjusting the Toe Plate" for further instructions. This compactor must be grounded while in use to reduce the risk of electric shock. The compactor is equipped with a 3-conductor cord and 3 prong grounding-type plug to fit the proper grounding-type receptacle. The green (or green and yellow) conductor in the cord is the grounding wire. NOTE: Do not connect the green (or green and yellow) wire to a live terminal. 4