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KitchenAid Trash compactor will not stop

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Solution 1:
Directional Switch
When the compacting ram reaches the top of the compactor, the directional switch interrupts all current flow to the motor. If the directional switch fails, the motor can continue to run after the ram...
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Trash Compactor Directional Switch
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Solution 2:
Start Switch
The start switch sends voltage to the motor to start the compacting cycle. If the electrical contacts in the switch are stuck closed, the switch will send continuous voltage to the motor, causing the...
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Trash Compactor Start Switch
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Solution 3:
Drive Motor
The drive motor has a centrifugal switch. When the trash compactor is started, current flows through the centrifugal switch. The centrifugal switch then opens, causing the trash compactor ram to move...
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Trash Compactor Drive Motor
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