This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the start switch on a KitchenAid trash compactor. The most common reasons for replacing the start switch are when the trash compactor runs while the knob is in the “off” position or won’t run when the knob is moved to the “start” position.
All of the information for this start switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Kenmore, KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Jenn Air, Magic Chef, Maytag, Roper
Tools used: multi-screwdriver, ¼ inch nutdriver bit, needle-nose pliers