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Trash compactor drawer will not open

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Common solutions for: Trash compactor drawer will not open
Solution 1:
Door Latch
Usually, if the latch is broken, you can use a putty knife or screwdriver to release the door catch. You may have to disassemble the drawer to remove. After removing the drawer, inspect the latch. If ...the latch is damaged or broken, replace it.
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Trash Compactor Door Latch
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Solution 2:
Drive Chain
The drive chain on the ram drive system might have broken, become jammed in the gears, or fell off the gears completely. If the drive chain is defective, the ram will not move all the way to the top o...f the compactor. As a result, the drawer will be prevented from opening. To determine if the drive chain is at fault, you will need to disassemble the compactor to inspect the chain. If the drive chain is broken, replace it.
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Trash Compactor Drive Chain
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