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jlarkins  
#1 Posted : Monday, August 1, 2011 9:04:29 AM(UTC)
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trash compactor ram is stuck in compacted (down) position and motor still runs. unplugged and will not reset. can stop motor with top off and using the stop limit controller manually. help?
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Gene  
#2 Posted : Monday, August 1, 2011 1:53:24 PM(UTC)
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...can stop motor with top off and using the stop limit controller manually...


Can you describe it more detailed please?

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jlarkins  
#3 Posted : Monday, August 1, 2011 2:02:29 PM(UTC)
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opened the bottom panel and found out the gear drive is cracked in half. assumed that's the problem.
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#4 Posted : Monday, August 1, 2011 2:37:04 PM(UTC)
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J.Noble  
#5 Posted : Monday, August 15, 2011 2:58:15 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: jlarkins Go to Quoted Post
trash compactor ram is stuck in compacted (down) position and motor still runs. unplugged and will not reset. can stop motor with top off and using the stop limit controller manually. help?


I have the same problem. How do you get the ram back up???
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#6 Posted : Monday, August 15, 2011 3:02:05 PM(UTC)
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I have the same problem. How do you get the ram back up???
Can't get unit out of wall to repair?
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