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Directional Switch

Part Number: AP2984168
MFG Part Number: 777811
Made by: Whirlpool
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Genuine Whirlpool part. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, Norge, Roper, and others. See all items in Trash Compactor Switch.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

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Part Number 777811 (AP2984168) replaces 41001106, 14210601, 242682, 4163405, 7-49064, 7-77811, 714888, 749064, AH386764, EA386764, PS386764, Y777811.

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My trash compactor ram was occilating up and down at the top of the return stroke Steve P. • Tulsa, OK • July 17, 2014

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Original the power nuts needed replacement Scott S. • Solon, IA • April 15, 2014
Appliance: Whirlpool Compactors TU8000XLP0

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When I turn the knob to start the cycle, the compactor goes through the full cycle and when completed makes a pounding noise and won't shut off until I return the knob to the off position. I was told to change the directional switch and ordered this from you and changed it. The unit still won't shut off until I turn the knob. Any other suggestions?

Paul for Model Number Ken Moore trash compactor 665-13619100

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The ram will not stay down on extra pack. It returns as if normal compacting.

Dale H. for Model Number kenmore trash compactor 665-13619101

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My ice maker will only dispense crushed ice.

Mike for Model Number FRS6R5ESB4

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My trash compactor was banging when it reaches the end of the compacting cycle. I removed the top limit switch and check it with an ohm meter. It aprears to be funtioning. However, when I reinstalled the top limit switch the unit doesn't cycle at all when you press the on button, it just begins to bang. Can I get a wire diagram to double check my placement of wire. If wire correctly then what? Thanks Ron

Ron F for Model Number SHC8000

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Compactor made noise while compacting trash & would not stop noise or return until power turned off at breaker. Turned breaker back on & ram returned to top & stopped. Tried again & same thing happened again. Changed plastic gear drive set, lubricated & retried. New gear stripped on 1st try. Small gear stripped both times. Pulled stripped gear off & rotated until ram went all the way to the bottom to be sure side gear units were in time with each other & they were fine & no binding until down against plastic stops at bottom of stroke. Does it have a thermal switch that tells the motor to stop & reverse before stripping the gear? All I need is the small drive gear to try again, but I am afraid it will strip it again unless replaced with steel gears. What do you suggest?

Sandy for Model Number Kenmore Elite compactor, Mod. 13633100

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My trash compactor was banging when it reaches the end of the compacting cycle. I removed the top limit switch and check it with an ohm meter. It aprears to be funtioning. However, when I reinstalled the top limit switch the unit doesn't cycle at all when you press the on button, it just begins to bang. How should proced from here? Is there alignment procedure for the top limit switch?

Jim for Model Number GX900QPKBO

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