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KitchenAid Trash Compactor Drawer Latch Replacement #675379

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the drawer latch on KitchenAid trash compactors. The most common reason for replacing the drawer latch is if any part of it is broken.

All of the information in this door latch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Jenn Air, Maytag, Magic Chef, Roper

Tools used: multi-screwdriver, 1/4” nutdriver bit

Step By Step Instructions

1
To replace the container drawer latch in your trash compactor first depress the foot pedal pull the container drawer assembly forward; lift it off of the track. and set the assembly on a sturdy surface.
2
Remove the container bag release the drawer latch.
3
Next, remove the quarter inch hex-head screws securing the latch and pull the latch and locking bar off.
4
Now remove the screws to release the rear bracket.
5
You’re now ready to install the new drawer latch.
6
Position the rear bracket on the container and replace the screws to secure.
7
Now insert the curved end of the locking bar into the latch and the opposite end into the bracket.
8
Align the latch on the container and replace the screws.
9
Secure the latch and replace the bag.
10
Reposition the container drawer assembly on the track and push it into place.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the drawer latch on KitchenAid trash compactors. The most common reason for replacing the drawer latch is if any part of it is broken.

All of the information in this door latch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Jenn Air, Maytag, Magic Chef, Roper

Tools used: multi-screwdriver, 1/4” nutdriver bit
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
To replace the container drawer latch in your trash compactor first depress the foot pedal pull the container drawer assembly forward; lift it off of the track. and set the assembly on a sturdy surface.
2
Remove the container bag release the drawer latch.
3
Next, remove the quarter inch hex-head screws securing the latch and pull the latch and locking bar off.
4
Now remove the screws to release the rear bracket.
5
You’re now ready to install the new drawer latch.
6
Position the rear bracket on the container and replace the screws to secure.
7
Now insert the curved end of the locking bar into the latch and the opposite end into the bracket.
8
Align the latch on the container and replace the screws.
9
Secure the latch and replace the bag.
10
Reposition the container drawer assembly on the track and push it into place.

Applicable Product Model

Trash Compactor
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
Cleaner
Cleaner
$20.66
Cleaner
Cleaner
$14.18
Cleaner
Cleaner
$22.37
Total$0.00

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